Northwest Douglas County is nestled between the foothills of the Rocky Mountains and the gateway to the Front Range. The area offers quiet, family-friendly communities such as Highlands Ranch, Sterling Ranch, Lone Tree, and Roxborough, each with spectacular scenery, the beauty of Colorado and easy access to the Denver area.
Northwest Douglas County offers perfect mix of quality lifestyle and business opportunities. The entire County is approximately 843 square miles, of which 63,037 acres are permanently protected land through the Douglas County Open Space Program. Recreational areas include more than 146,000 acres of Pike National Forest, Roxborough State Park, Castlewood Canyon State Park, and the Chatfield State Recreation Area.
Douglas County consistently ranks high in household income, homeownership rate, and educational attainment categories. The great location, excellent schools, world class recreation and the sunny days Colorado is known for are why more than 300,000 call Douglas County their home.
Douglas County is consistently recognized as one of the most family-friendly communities in the state and ranks No. 1 in Colorado for overall health behavior. The county was also ranked as the healthiest community in America by U.S. News & World Report.
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