Monument, CO Homes for Sale
Monument Real Estate
The first town meeting in Monument, Colorado was held July 3, 1879. The area’s first settlers started out from Iowa, wagon trains in tow, headed toward California, and the gold rush...
But when they arrived in the Monument area, and saw the tall meadow grasses, fresh spring waters, and rich farming soil, they decided the gold could wait.
Located about an hour’s drive south of Denver, as part of the greater Colorado Springs Metropolitan area, Monument is still well suited for rural living. But newer development communities like Jackson Creek, and Woodmoor are moving the timberlines, and now offer a more urban lifestyle.
Monument continues to be a very small but growing community, offering a variety of shopping centers, and major grocers, which help make the town self supporting.
A majority of residents commute the short distances to Pueblo, Colorado Springs and Denver, enjoying the stunning views of Pike’s Peak and the southern foothills, with a full understanding of why the gold fever of long ago, passed.