Castle Rock, situated midway between Denver and Colorado Springs, is ideally located along the front range of the magnificent Rocky Mountains with an elevation of 6,202 feet above sea level.

Relocating to Castle Rock ColoradoKnown for its mild temperatures, breath-taking scenery and rolling acres of buttes, mesas, and nature trails; Castle Rock is a wonderful place to visit and recreate.  One of the fastest growing communities in the nation with a population of more than 60,000, Castle Rock is experiencing a steady growth in national retail chains, restaurants and hotels to better serve tourists and residents alike.  The Town is home to the top-notch Douglas County School District and our children excel in our top quality schools, play in safe neighborhood parks and enjoy the friendliness of our home town charm.

What attracts residents to one of the fastest growing counties in the nation?

It seems to be a combination of our breathtaking views of the Rocky Mountains, our convenient location, dry and mild climate, 300 days of sunshine a year, our low crime rate, and a small town atmosphere which includes numerous annual family oriented events.

The town is situated 30 miles south of downtown Denver, 20 miles from the Denver Technological Center (DTC) and 35 miles north of Colorado Springs. Castle Rock’s close proximity to these urban centers, clean environment, natural beauty of the Colorado foothills and its accessibility to a wide range of recreational amenities make our town an attractive residential community. Castle Rock enjoys a robust real estate market.

As the county seat, Castle Rock boasts a quality of life that is hard to come by for many other metropolitan communities. Scattered with sprawling new residential developments and surrounded by rolling hills, it’s an idyllic setting for those who want to raise a family outside the city and enjoy the beautiful Colorado landscape.

Castle Rock residents enjoy a wonderful quality of life. They have spectacular views of the front-range and the unique vistas of the buttes and open space surrounding the town. They have quick and easy access to some of the best recreational opportunities available in the country. Their children excel in top quality schools, play in safe neighborhood parks and enjoy the friendliness of our small town charm. Businesses are drawn by a labor force that is highly skilled, educated and experienced and by the proximity to the State’s two major markets, Denver & Colorado Springs.

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Make Your Move to Castle Rock a little easier.

The Castle Rock Chamber of Commerce offers an excellent packet of a variety of information about castlerockco2016w-210x300our town that can be mailed to you.

Relocation Packets are available for $23 (to cover postage/handling costs) or you may stop by the Chamber’s to pickup all materials for FREE during regular business hours.  If you prefer to view information online, Click on the Latest Issue of Castle Rock Livability Magazine to learn all about Castle Rock and the latest town happenings.

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Be sure to stop by the Castle Rock Chamber of Commerce Visitors Center and pick up a 2017 Directory & Resource Guide or give us a call 303-688-4597.

Relocation packets include: Town Map, Parks & Trails Map, Chamber Membership Directory & Resource Guide, local newspaper, Community Calendar of Events, and more.

Senior Living

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The Douglas County Division of Adult Services offers a Senior Outreach Services Guide with information on adult day care, housing, associations, resources and other helpful information for older adults. View the seniors resource guide.

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Churches

Churches located in Castle Rock Colorado

Looking for Religion and Spirituality in the Castle Rock area? Review our comprehensive list of Religion and Spirituality in and near to Castle Rock, CO here.

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Neighborhoods

Castle Rock Colorado Communites

Castle Rock is a prime location for individuals looking for both a rural/country residential setting and relatively easy access to major employment centers. The median price for a single family home in the area is $295,566, with ranges from $110,000 to $1.3 million.

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Schools

Douglas County Colorado School District

Douglas County School District (DCSD) is the third largest school district in Colorado and 59th largest in the nation. DCSD has one of the highest graduation rates in the Denver Metro Area. According to the Colorado Department of Education, the rates have risen steadily from 81.9% in 2009 to 88.8% in 2013. Castle Rock offers traditional education options as well as charter and alternative school options.   

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Town Government, Utilities/Services

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Since 1987, Castle Rock has had a Council / manager form of government. Councilmembers are elected every other April and serve four-year terms. Council then selects the Mayor and Mayor Pro Tem. The Mayor presides over Council meetings and casts one vote, like other Council members.

Town Utilities and Services helpful numbers.  This Directory is designed to provide the residents of Castle Rock local contact information.

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Child Care

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Looking for recreation programs? Treatment options? Daycare referrals? This directory has it all, from A-Z.

View a complete listing of licensed providers in Douglas County,  or call 303.969.9666 to speak to a referral specialist.

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Recycling Options

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Reducing consumption of resources has positive impacts on the local environment. Douglas County Planning Services has identified recycling and reuse options available to Douglas County residents. This list is not all inclusive, subject to change at any time and may vary by store location, please contact them prior to bringing your items for recycling.  View the Recycle and Reuse Resource Guide or stop by the Recycling Center.

Recycling Center
701 Prairie Hawk Drive
Castle Rock, CO 80109
Saturdays: 9 am – 1 pm

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Higher Education

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Arapahoe Community College Castle Rock Campus is conveniently located off of Meadows Parkway on the west side of I-25 at 4700 Castleton Way. The campus features five classrooms configured with the latest technology, a large computer lab and faculty dedicated to the success of the student. Course offerings will position students to complete an Associates degree and assist those students who wish to transfer credits to a 4-year institution.

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Castle Rock News-Press

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Colorado Community Media is a joint venture between MetroNorth Newspapers, Mile High Newspapers and Community Media of Colorado. Colorado Community Media’s authority on the 24 local communities it serves is unparalleled. Our ability to make connections between community residents as well as the ability to connect businesses with the right resident buyers makes us the ideal Community Connector. As residents of the communities we serve, our philosophy is to operate responsibly and responsively both inside the company and in the community. In 2012, Colorado Community Media launched an all-new format across its community newspapers and online news media that won more than 95 editorial awards in Colorado.  

Castle Rock News-Press Website

Arapahoe/Douglas Works!

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Arapahoe/Douglas Works! Workforce Center is a member of the Colorado Department of Labor and Employment’s statewide network of workforce centers, which provide a variety of no-cost services to job seekers and businesses. Arapahoe/Douglas Works! serves as a critical resource to connect people and businesses in Arapahoe and Douglas Counties, and throughout the Denver/Aurora metropolitan region.

Workforce Center Locations

Centennial – Regional Workforce Center

Aurora Workforce Center

CentrePoint – Aurora Satellite Workforce Center

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Office of Veterans Affairs

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“Serving Those Who Have Served”
The Office of Veterans Affairs provides access to special programs and services for veterans and their families. As advocates for veterans, staff provides timely information on services, events and activities affecting veterans. This includes coordination with the Colorado Division of Veterans Affairs and the United Veterans Committee (UVC) of Colorado. The Veterans Affairs staff also assists all veterans in applying for benefits, employment assistance, medical care, transportation and coordination to other services.  The Douglas County Veterans Monument Foundation (DCVMF’s) goal is to become a valuable resource that directly supports our home town heroes: local veterans.

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Emergency Services

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Since 2011 the Castle Rock Community has grown to appreciate the convenience of having an ER and imaging center right in the neighborhood. Now you can obtain advanced care for many specialties close to home with the opening of the new 50-bed Castle Rock Adventist Hospital.  Emergency Resources / Links.

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