Denver is world-famous as the "Mile High City," sitting at 5,280 feet in elevation. But Fort Collins isn't far behind, sitting just a shade under at approximately 5,000 feet. Colorado Springs sits even higher at just above 6,000 feet.

But what town in Colorado sits the highest? That would be the town of Alma which sits WAAAAAY up there at 10,578 feet.

I've lived at sea level and elevation. While there are cool things about both (especially where I was at sea level on the West Coast), I still prefer the altitude. I love the dry air, crazy weather swings, sunshine, and blue sky.

While I was up at Central City and Blackhawk recently (which sit at around 8,000 feet), it got me thinking about which towns in Colorado were perched the highest above sea level.

I'd love to just drive around to different areas of the state to check out the highest towns in elevation, but I'd probably have to take out a loan to pay for the gas to drive to all of these places. So, I just went searching online and utilized the old Google machine ... and here's what I found in terms of the towns in Colorado that sit at the highest elevation in Colorado.

Now, all I want for Christmas is cheaper gas prices, so I can drive around on an epic road trip to see these places in person.

Highest Elevated Towns In Colorado



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