Pueblo Real estate Information
The third-largest city in the state, and said to be one of its oldest, Pueblo, Colorado, is located 112 miles south of Denver. It sits at an elevation of around 4,700 feet and is home to a population of more than 103,000. The city lies along the Arkansas River, flowing out of the Sangre de Cristo mountain range. It is the county seat and the most populated city of Pueblo County.
Pueblo began as a trading post along the Denver & Reio Grande Railroad and later became known as Steel City for its large production of the resource. Though not as much is produced today, the city is still one of the largest producers of steel, and is considered the economic hub of southern Colorado. There are also now a large number of electronics and aviation companies based here.
Residents can navigate the city via Pueblo Transit, which offers a bus service six days a week with connections around the city. Those with children can find more than a dozen elementary schools, seven high schools (two private), five public middle schools and two K-8 charter schools. Additionally, Colorado State University-Pueblo operates here as does the two-year Pueblo Community College. Several hospitals provide medical care to the region: Colorado Mental Health Institute at Pueblo, Parkview Medical Center and Centura Health-Saint Mary Corwin Medical Center.
Attractions in Pueblo include the Sangre de Cristo Arts & Conference Center and adjacent Buell Children's Museum, El Pueblo Museum, Rosemount Museum and the Pueblo Weisbrod Aircraft Museum. The city's largest event is the Colorado State Fair, held each year for two weeks during late August/early September and consisting of carnivals, livestock shows, concerts, rodeos and more. The National Street Rod Association's Rocky Mountain Street Rod Nationals are held in town, as they have been for nearly a quarter-century, and the Professional Bull Riders sponsor a Wild West Fest. Outdoor attractions include Greenway and Nature Center along the river, the home of wild birds, Pueblo Raptor Center, the Lake Pueblo State Park south of town, and City Park, complete with its own zoo.