10+ Maps of Colorado: Explore the Landmarks, Scenic Routes, and Hidden Gems!

Colorado is a state located in the western United States. It is known for its diverse geography, which includes the Rocky Mountains, high plains, deserts, and canyons. Colorado is also famous for its outdoor recreational opportunities, including skiing, hiking, mountain biking, and river rafting.

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Maps of Colorado with Districts

Maps of Colorado
Maps of Colorado showing Districts

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Maps of Colorado (Area codes)

Colorado Area Codes

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Colorado Regional Map

Maps of Colorado
Colorado Regions

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Detailed Map of Colorado

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Map of the State of Colorado

Map of the State of Colorado
Map of the State of Colorado

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Map of Canyon of the Ancients National Monument

Map of Canyon of the Ancients National Monument

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Map of Navajo Areas – NARA

Map of Navajo Areas - NARA

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Pawnee National Grassland location in Colorado

Pawnee National Grassland location in Colorado

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Map of Rocky Mountain National Park

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Map of USA locating Colorado

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About and Facts of Colorado

Quick info

Instance ofU.S. state
Part ofWestern United States, Mountain States
Named afterColorado River
LocationWest of the central United States
State NicknameThe Centennial State
Population5,758,736 (2020)
Origin of State NameSpanish for "colored red"

State Symbols

State FlowerRocky Mountain columbine
State BirdLark bunting
TreeColorado blue spruce
FlagFlag of Colorado
State AnimalRocky Mountain bighorn sheep
Song"Where the Columbines Grow"


State NameColorado
NicknameThe Centennial State
CountryUnited States of America
ContinentNorth America
10 Largest CitiesDenver, Colorado Springs, Aurora, Fort Collins, Lakewood, Thornton, Arvada, Westminster, Pueblo, Centennial
5 Smallest CitiesSan Luis, Ridgway, Julesburg, Central City, Williamsburg
Area104,094 sq mi (269,837 km2)
Land Area103,718 sq mi (268,431 km2)
Water Area376 sqmi (976 km2)
TimezoneMountain Time Zone
UTC−7:00 (MST), −6:00 (MDT)
Population5,758,736 (2020)
Population Rank in US21st
Highest PointMount Elbert (14,440 ft or 4,401 m)
Lowest PointArikaree River (3,315 ft or 1,010 m)
Lowest Temperature Records-61 °F (-52 °C)
Highest Temperature Record118 °F (48 °C)
Elevation above sea levelMean elevation: 6,800 ft (2,070 m)


Joined the UnionAugust 1, 1876
Legislative BodyColorado General Assembly
Executive BodyGovernor of Colorado
Highest Judicial AuthorityColorado Supreme Court
Official LanguageNone
Anthem"Where the Columbines Grow"
State RouteState Highway X (SH-X)
AirportsDenver International Airport, Colorado Springs Airport, Grand Junction Regional Airport, etc.
Official Websitehttps://www.colorado.gov/


Number of Colleges and Universities86
Top UniversityUniversity of Colorado Boulder
Other UniversitiesColorado State University, University of Denver, Regis University, etc.
Number of Public Schools1,793
Number of Private Schools320
Number of School Districts178
High School Graduation Rate82.2%
Literacy Rate96.5%


GDP$391 billion (2020)
GDP Per Capita$68,139 (2020)
Unemployment Rate6.4% (Feb 2021)
Major IndustriesAerospace, Energy, Bioscience, Electronics, Tourism, Agriculture
ExportsBeef, Dairy Products, Wheat, Corn, Machinery, Chemicals
Top EmployersUCHealth, Centura Health, Children's Hospital Colorado, Lockheed Martin, DISH Network, Ball Corporation, Arrow Electronics, Comcast Cable, SCL Health, Kaiser Permanente


State Song"Where the Columbines Grow"
State Folk DanceSquare Dance
State FossilStegosaurus
State GemstoneAquamarine
State GrassBlue Grama Grass
State ReptileWestern Painted Turtle
State AnimalRocky Mountain Bighorn Sheep
State FishGreenback Cutthroat Trout
State TreeColorado Blue Spruce
State FlowerRocky Mountain Columbine


Major Professional Sports TeamsDenver Broncos (NFL), Colorado Rockies (MLB), Denver Nuggets (NBA), Colorado Avalanche (NHL), Colorado Rapids (MLS)
College Sports TeamsUniversity of Colorado Boulder Buffaloes, Colorado State University Rams, University of Denver Pioneers, Air Force Falcons
Popular Outdoor ActivitiesSkiing, Snowboarding, Hiking, Mountain Biking, Rafting, Fishing, Hunting, Camping


Major HighwaysI-25, I-70, I-76, US 6, US 34, US 36, US 40, US 50, US 85, US 87, US 160, US 285, US 350
Public Transit SystemsRegional Transportation District (RTD) buses, light rail and commuter rail services in Denver, Colorado Springs Mountain Metropolitan Transit buses, Roaring Fork Transportation Authority buses, etc.
Amtrak StationsDenver Union Station, Fort Morgan station, Granby station, Lamar station, Pueblo station, Trinidad station
Commercial AirportsDenver International Airport (DEN), Colorado Springs Airport (COS), Grand Junction Regional Airport (GJT), Durango-La Plata County Airport (DRO)
General Aviation AirportsBoulder Municipal Airport, Centennial Airport, Telluride Regional Airport, Aspen-Pitkin County Airport, etc.
Bicycle-Friendly CitiesBoulder, Denver, Fort Collins, Colorado Springs, Golden


Number of Hospitals89
Number of Health Centers172
Number of Physicians23,640
Number of Nurses59,420
Healthcare Ranking11th in the country (2020)


Racial CompositionWhite: 68.6%, Hispanic or Latino: 21.7%, Black or African American: 4.5%, Asian: 3.3%, Two or more races: 3.0%
Languages SpokenEnglish, Spanish, German, French, Russian, Vietnamese, Chinese, Korean
Religious CompositionChristian: 64%, Non-Religious: 28%, Other Religions: 8%
Median Household Income$77,127 (2019)
Poverty Rate9.2% (2019)
Median Age36.8 years (2020)


Number of Visitors86 million (2019)
Top AttractionsRocky Mountain National Park, Garden of the Gods, Red Rocks Park and Amphitheatre, Mesa Verde National Park, Pikes Peak, Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve, Royal Gorge Bridge and Park
Ski ResortsVail, Aspen, Breckenridge, Keystone, Copper Mountain, Winter Park, Steamboat, Telluride, etc.
Festivals and EventsNational Western Stock Show, Colorado Renaissance Festival, Colorado State Fair, Telluride Film Festival, Colorado Balloon Classic, Colorado Brewers' Festival, Great American Beer Festival, Cherry Creek Arts Festival, etc.


Number of 14ers58
Number of Fourteeners53
Number of National Forests11
Number of State Parks42
Number of Wilderness Areas41
Number of WaterfallsOver 100
Number of RiversOver 100
Environmental Ranking7th in the country (2020)


Native American TribesUte, Cheyenne, Arapaho, Comanche, Apache, Navajo
Spanish ExplorationIn the 16th and 17th centuries
Colorado TerritoryEstablished on February 28, 1861
Pikes Peak Gold RushStarted in 1858 and brought thousands of settlers to Colorado
StatehoodAdmitted to the Union on August 1, 1876 as the 38th state
Important Historical SitesMesa Verde National Park, Bent's Old Fort National Historic Site, Sand Creek Massacre National Historic Site, Ludlow Massacre Site, etc.

Famous Landmarks

MountainsRocky Mountains, Pikes Peak, Maroon Bells, Longs Peak, Mount Elbert, etc.
Natural WondersGarden of the Gods, Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve, Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park, Royal Gorge, Hanging Lake, etc.
Man-Made AttractionsRed Rocks Park and Amphitheatre, Denver Art Museum, Colorado State Capitol, Coors Field, Union Station, etc.


  • The area that is now Colorado was once home to various Native American tribes, including the Ute, Arapaho, and Cheyenne.
  • Colorado became a U.S. territory in 1861 and a state in 1876.
  • The state experienced a major population boom during the Colorado Gold Rush in the late 1800s.
  • Colorado played a prominent role in the Civil Rights Movement, particularly in the fight for Chicano civil rights in the 1960s and 1970s.


  • Colorado is located in the western United States and is bordered by Wyoming to the north, Nebraska to the northeast, Kansas to the east, Oklahoma to the southeast, New Mexico to the south, Utah to the west, and Arizona to the southwest.
  • The state’s capital and largest city is Denver.
  • Colorado is known for its diverse landscape, including the Rocky Mountains, high plains, mesas, canyons, and deserts.
  • The highest point in Colorado is Mount Elbert, which stands at 14,440 feet above sea level.


  • Colorado is nicknamed the “Centennial State” because it became a state in 1876, exactly 100 years after the signing of the Declaration of Independence.
  • The state’s official flower is the Rocky Mountain Columbine.
  • Colorado is home to the United States Air Force Academy and the United States Olympic Training Center.
  • The Denver Mint, which produces all of the United States’ circulating coins, is located in Colorado.