The Monument Colorado Springs area (also known as TriLakes) is located at the northern edge of El Paso, County Colorado. Approximately 20 minutes north of Colorado Springs and 50 minutes south of Denver in Monument, Colorado. The zip code is 80132 in Monument and 80133 in Palmer Lake. Students in this area attend the Lewis Palmer School District 38.
The Monument area encompasses two municipalities, the City of Monument and the Town of Palmer Lake. There are actually three lakes in the area, Palmer Lake is located in the Town of Palmer Lake; Monument Lake is located in the town of Monument, and Lake Woodmoor is located in the Woodmoor subdivision which is just outside the city limits of Monument.
This area has seen sporadic growth and development since the mid-1800’s. Palmer Lake was originally a refueling stop on the Santa Fe railroad, while the Town of Monument grew from a ranching community into what is currently a large suburb between the two largest cities in the State.
People live in the Monument Colorado Springs area primarily because the area feels like Colorado. There are towering Ponderosa Pines and views of the Front Range. Additionally, this area provides easy access to both Colorado Springs and Denver.
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Monument is about 20 minutes north from Colorado Springs.
Lewis Palmer School District 38 is located in Monument and Palmer Lake Colorado and is a popular school district.
The town of Monument only has a population of 8,010 but the surrounding area is much larger. The town of Palmer Lake has a population of 2,772.
Monument is safer than 54% of the cities in the United States.
Monument was named because of the large white monument rock situated at the base of Mount Herman.