Ordway, the county seat of Crowley County, is located on the high plains of Southeast Colorado, only 2 ½ hours driving time from the Denver metro area, and one hour from Pueblo. State Highway 71 from Limon and Highway 96 from Pueblo intersect at Ordway. Being at an elevation of 4311 ft., the area has a mild fall climate, with an average September high temperature of 87, and an average low of 47.
The Town of Fowler, Colorado, founded in 1900, nestled in the Lower Arkansas Valley in southeastern Colorado along Highway 50 at the western edge of Otero County, is an inviting and attractive town that boasts a mix of authentic 1800’s and early 1900’s architecture with contemporary amenities. It is a “western” town of the past, present and future that boasts of friendly businesses and residents.
La Junta, translated as “The Junction”, was a centrally located hub for the Santa Fe Railroad in the late 1800s. La Junta today is still a stopping point for resource trains and tourism. With over 200 small and large businesses, La Junta remains strong in commerce and social unity. With a population of approximately 6,000 residents, La Junta is largest city in the Arkansas Valley.