Part of the Tri-Lakes region, Monument, Colorado sits at an elevation of 6,975 ft just north of Colorado Springs and the United States Air Force Academy at the base of Rampart Range. It is bordered by Pike National Forest to the west, rolling plains to the east, and foothills and outcroppings to the north as you approach Denver. If you are seeking a large suburb between the two largest cities in the state while still maintaining the Colorado-esque feel and views of the mountains, Monument could be the community for you.
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Originally called Henry’s Station after the prominent settler, Henry Limbach, Monument was first settled along the Rio Grande Railroad in 1872. With the help of the railroad system in the area, it brought necessities including people who started local businesses eventually leading to the incorporation in 1879.
The Town of Monument is a statutory town meaning it is governed by an elected mayor and a board of trustees, but is included in the Colorado Springs Metropolitan Statistical Area for reporting purposes. The town also contains its own government services such as police, public works, and water.
Monument has declared itself a Second Amendment Sanctuary which prohibits laws or resolutions that could be perceived as a violation of the Second Amendment.
Students living in Monument attend schools in the Lewis-Palmer School District #38 which includes 5 elementary schools, 1 middle school and 2 high schools, as well as some alternative schools including charter, homeschool, and online.
In historic downtown, you will find a folk art gallery, a Victorian tea house and numerous gift, antique and toy shops as well as restaurant chains and some locally-owned establishments. Although a prospering suburb, Monument has several sites available for new development, redevelopment or leasing opportunities for new businesses in the area.
Just like many Colorado communities and its close proximity to the mountains, Monument has outdoor activities including hiking the 15-mile Santa Fe Regional Trail and other water activities at Monument and Palmer Lakes. Monument’s close location to Denver and Colorado Springs allows you to pop into the city when you want to experience the nightlife and other bigger attractions.
Similar to Black Forest and Peyton, Monument has the small town feel with the large suburb opportunities and growth. Sign up for a free account and begin searching for properties in this area. When you find something you like, give us a call for a showing! Our local expertise of the area and rural properties makes us the best real estate partner whether you are buying or selling. We don’t just sell properties, we sell lifestyles!