El Paso County, Colorado

county in Colorado, United States

El Paso County is a county in the state of Colorado in the United States. The county seat is Colorado Springs.[2] In 2020, 730,395 lived there,[1] meaning it is the second most populous county in Colorado after Denver.

El Paso County
El Paso County Justice Center
El Paso County Justice Center
Map of Colorado highlighting El Paso County
Location within the U.S. state of Colorado
Map of the United States highlighting Colorado
Colorado's location within the U.S.
Coordinates: 38°50′N 104°31′W / 38.84°N 104.52°W / 38.84; -104.52
Country United States
State Colorado
FoundedNovember 1, 1861
Named forSpanish name for The Pass
SeatColorado Springs
Largest cityColorado Springs
 • Total2,130 sq mi (5,500 km2)
 • Land2,127 sq mi (5,510 km2)
 • Water2.7 sq mi (7 km2)  0.1%
 • Total730,395
 • Density340/sq mi (130/km2)
Time zoneUTC−7 (Mountain)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−6 (MDT)

References change

  1. 1.0 1.1 "QuickFacts: El Paso County, Colorado". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved August 8, 2023.
  2. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Archived from the original on July 4, 2012. Retrieved June 7, 2011.