Custer County, one of Colorado's most beautiful mountain landscapes, honors its rural, agricultural, mining, and western heritage, and seeks to connect its future with its past by protecting local values, preserving community assets, respecting property rights, accommodating managed growth and compatible economic development, and serving as responsible stewards of its inspiring natural environment.
Custer County ranges from the Sangre De Cristo Mountain Range on the west to
Wetmore on the east and San Isabel on the southeast. The County seat is Westcliffe at an elevation of 7888 feet. Located south
of Cañon City and west of Pueblo, Custer County has a population of approximately 4,000 people.
Custer County is a popular outdoor vacation spot, boasting several 14,000
foot peaks as well as numerous fishing, hiking, hunting, and camping areas.