Have you been searching high and low for that perfect place in Colorado to call “home”? Are small towns just a little too… small for your liking? Do bigger cities like Denver, Colorado Springs, and Pueblo make you claustrophobic? Don’t worry; we have your back. If you are looking for a town that has more than 10,000 people but less than 75K, you will want to check out one of these 11 Colorado cities that aren’t too big or too small:
Not only is this northeast Colorado town home to almost 20,000 friendly neighbors, it is also home to a historic downtown area AND impressive museum (pictured).
2. Grand Junction
Coming in on the bigger side of "just right" is the Western Slope town of Grand Junction, which is home to an estimated 59,899 and basically every store, restaurant, and kind of scenery you could ever want.
This town of 18,135 has the aptly chosen motto of "Your Future Is Here." (One visit and you will see why!)
Craving the mountain life but not its small towns that seem so far away from everything? Then the town of Montrose---with its 19,132 residents---may just be the perfect town for you!
This southern Denver suburb not only has a pristine view of the mountains, it has a perfect population (45,297) and proximity to the big city (25 miles). Speaking of pristine mountain views...
6. Castle Rock
...Castle Rock, (another southern Denver suburb,) has them too. (Not to mention a perfect population of 48,231.)
Just barely making our list is the "Sweetheart City," a northern Colorado town of 72,651 that has been named one of the best cities in America by several national sources.
Can you imagine getting to call this popular (and historic) vacation destination your "home"? Its 16,887 would gladly welcome you with open arms!
A town of 18,376 with a charming downtown area and down-home feel? What more could you possibly want?
Get ready to "Honor the Past, Envision the Future" in this town of 12,646, which is home to not only the stunning Colorado National Monument, but some of the best outdoor recreation in the state.
Located just 10 miles south of Colorado Springs, Fountain is a southern Colorado gem because of its 25,846 friendly folks and close proximity to the big city.