Communities Information

Get to Know Colorado Springs

A vibrant, exciting city at the foot of the Rocky Mountains.

We love living in the Pikes Peak area and know you will, too.
Read on for information about the area’s communities and schools.

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District maps are approximated. Please visit the individual school district to verify the address of your home is within your desired district.

Communities

Colorado Springs

Downtown

Small town feel, big city amenities. With shopping, dining, museums, parks, and festivals at your doorstep, this area has been designated by the state as a “Creative District.”

School District: Colorado Springs 11

West Colorado Springs

Home to the famous Garden of the Gods, this established community features custom home neighborhoods with mature landscaping and exquisite views.

School District: Colorado Springs 11, Academy 20

Southwest Colorado Springs

This community grew around Fort Carson, which is a major employer here. You’ll be drawn to the natural beauty, convenience, and amenities of the area.

School Districts: Cheyenne Mountain 12, Harrison 2

Northgate

Located near the Air Force Academy’s north gate, this area offers luxury homes, country clubs, wildlife trails, and breathtaking views of Pikes Peak.

School Districts: Academy 20

Briargate

This large master-planned community boasts some of the best schools in the state. With its nearby shopping and easy access to downtown, this area appeals to growing families.

School District: Academy 20

Powers Corridor

With its convenient location and affordable properties, along with a wide variety of shops, restaurants, and entertainment, it’s no wonder this area is attracting families.

School Districts: Falcon 49, Colorado Springs 11

Surrounding Area

Black Forest

Just northeast of Colorado Springs, this heavily forested area is perfect for those looking to live outside of the city, but not too far away from civilization.

School Districts: Falcon 49, Academy 20, Lewis-Palmer 38

Falcon & Peyton

Northeast of Colorado Springs, these rural towns are a great place for those who desire to live on the open range with modern amenities.

School Districts: Falcon 49, Peyton 23

Fountain Valley

Offering a friendly small-town atmosphere and quick access to Colorado Springs, this community is a perfect blend of country and urban living.

School Districts: Harrison #2, Widefield #3, Fountain #8 

Manitou Springs

Just 15 minutes northwest of Colorado Springs, this popular tourist destination is best known for its scenic landscapes, cool mountain air, healing mineral springs, and hiking trails.

School District: Manitou Springs 14

Tri Lakes

Located north of Colorado Springs, this area gives you a perfect balance of mountain living and easy access to the city.

School Districts: Lewis-Palmer 38

Teller County

Surrounded by the million-acre Pike National Forest and just 17 miles northwest of Colorado Springs, Teller County offers quaint towns, rolling forests, and spectacular hikes.

School Districts: Woodland Park RE-2, Cripple Creek-Victor RE-1

Schools

Finding the right schools can be just as important as finding the right home.
We have partnered with our friends at GreatSchools.org to bring you the most detailed information on local schools. 
If you’d like to know more, our Relocation Specialists are always available to answer your questions.

For Buyers

5 Crucial Steps Before You Start House Hunting

For more than 20 years we’ve helped our clients find their next right home. Taking these early steps lays the foundation for a seamless transition. Download our guide to getting started.

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For Sellers

5 Secrets to Selling Your Home for Top Dollar with Less Stress

No one wants their house to sit on the market for months. Download our sellers guide to learn how we don’t just LIST your home, we get it SOLD!  

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