El Paso County, Colorado

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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-language name for Ute 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%%
 • Estimate 
 • Density293/sq mi (113/km2)
Time zoneUTC−7 (Mountain)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−6 (MDT)
Congressional district5th

El Paso County is a county in the state of Colorado in the United States. The county seat is Colorado Springs.[1] In 2010, 622,263 lived there, meaning it is the second most populous county in Colorado after Denver.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Archived from the original on July 4, 2012. Retrieved June 7, 2011.
  2. "State & County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on June 25, 2011. Retrieved October 22, 2015.