El Paso County, Colorado

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El Paso County, Colorado
El Paso County Justice Center by David Shankbone.jpg
El Paso County Justice Center
Location within Colorado
Location within Colorado
Map of the United States highlighting Colorado
Colorado's location within the U.S.
FoundedNovember 1, 1861
Named forSpanish-language name for Ute Pass
SeatColorado Springs
Largest cityColorado Springs
 • Total2,130 sq mi (5,517 km2)
 • Land2,127 sq mi (5,509 km2)
 • Water2.7 sq mi (7 km2), 0.1%
Population (est.)
 • (2015)674,471
 • Density293/sq mi (113/km2)
Congressional district5th
Time zoneMountain: UTC−7/−6

El Paso County is a county in the state of Colorado in the United States. The county seat is Colorado Springs.