Welcome to Chaffee County

Beautiful Chaffee County is located in central Colorado, nestled in a Rocky Mountain valley between the Sawatch and Mosquito Ranges with the Arkansas River flowing through the valley. Chaffee County is home to dramatic mountain views, innumerable outdoor activities and vibrant, progressive communities that welcome innovation, technology and new development opportunities while carefully preserving their historic roots and heritage.
Chaffee County Government
Now This Is Colorado
Chaffee County Heritage

Chaffee County Broadband and/or Telecommunications Services
Colorado Central Telecom
Peak Internet 
Communities Within Chaffee County

Salida is a dynamo of a small town mentioned in the national press as a top 10 place to live, play and retire. This thriving community of 5,500 people is surrounded by Forest Service and Department of Wildlife lands with the Arkansas River running through town, numerous 14,000 foot peaks nearby and the largest historical downtown district in Colorado makes Salida a natural for locating a new enterprise. Add to the list a new regional medical facility with world-class services and specialties, a general aviation airport, plenty of room for growth, arts, public and private schools from nursery to 12th grade and you have a winning combination of natural resources, lifestyle and success.
Salida Chamber of Commerce 
Salida Schools
Heart of the Rockies Regional Medical Center
Harriet Alexander Field Airport 
Salida Golf Club 

Buena Vista 
Buena Vista, 18 miles north of Salida, is situated at the foot of the Collegiate Peaks, many of them over 14,000 feet, and is a thriving community that sports a healthy economy, plenty of room for growth and a year round mild climate. Buena Vista is renowned for its whitewater rafting, abundant outdoor activities, historic downtown and a friendly, welcoming population. Rich in history, the community is positioned for a bright future and features an emerging industrial park, a municipally owned general aviation airport with daily bus service to Denver, and is known for its “Blue Hole” weather conditions, allowing aircraft to land and take off, especially in winter when other mountain airports are forced to close.
Buena Vista Chamber of Commerce 
Buena Vista Schools
Colorado Mountain College - BV Campus
Central Colorado Regional Airport
Collegiate Peaks Golf Course 

Poncha Springs 
Poncha Springs is truly the 'Crossroads of the Rockies'. It is positioned at the intersection of two transcontinental highways, 285 and 50, leading to Monarch Ski Resort in one direction and over scenic Poncha Pass to the San Luis Valley in the other. Poncha Springs has an industrial park that is suitable for a variety of businesses, including a thriving microbrewery and a nationally known archery supply store. Poncha Springs is only a five mile commute from the city of Salida.
Chaffee County Fairgrounds
Colorado State University Extension 

And Right Up the Road....
Monarch Mountain Ski Resort 
Mount Princeton Hot Springs Resort 
Cottonwood Hot Springs Inn and Spa 

Bike Paddle
Heart of the Rockies Regional Medical CenterPoncha Springs Town Hall


Phone: 719.239.2018    Fax: 719.239.2019   Cell: 719.207.0801
339 E Highway 50, Suite 103, Salida, Colorado 81201

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