Castle Rock is an affluent, growing town that is the county seat of Douglas County, Colorado. Nestled in the heart of the East Plum Creek Valley it is a picturesque location surrounded by rocky buttes and features stunning views of the Rocky Mountains. Castle Rock is also centrally located between the Denver Tech Center and Colorado Springs and is highlighted by amazing outdoor recreation opportunities, and a historical downtown area with local businesses, shops, and restaurants.
Castle Rock was first settled in the 1870s as a prospecting town and train depot. Named for the prominent rock formation that overlooks the Town, “The Rock” is what put Castle Rock on the map and made it an important station for north-south railroad traffic. This geographic feature can be seen from I-25 and many places in the town of Castle Rock.
The town of Castle Rock has been highly ranked as one of “America’s best small cities” and among the top 10 best cities in the nation for families. Castle Rock has continued to grow throughout the years while keeping its historical small-town charm. Many original landmarks still remain and the family-friendly town of Castle Rock welcomes visitors year-round.