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Highlands Ranch

Douglas County,

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The Colorado state capital is Denver.


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Zip Codes

80126, 80127, 80129

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Statistics & Facts

The population of Highlands Ranch is approximately 73,960 (2002), 96713 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 24,544 (2000), 34054 (2010).

The amount of land area in Highlands Ranch is 12.544 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0.001 sq kilometers.
The distance from Highlands Ranch to Washington DC is 1586 miles. The distance to the Colorado state capital is 15 miles. (as the crow flies)
Highlands Ranch is positioned 39.55 degrees north of the equator and 104.96 degrees west of the prime meridian.

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Location

Highlands Ranch location: 12 miles south of Denver

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Highlands Ranch history:

The area was settled by homesteaders. Around 1900, the claim was made for one large holding of 23,000 acres known as Highlands Ranch. It was owned by Lawrence Phipps, Jr. from 1937 until 1976. It was then purchased by the Mission Viejo Company and began to be developed. The first residents moved in September of 1981. The community was purchased by the J.F. Shea Company in august of 1997.
The founding of Highlands Ranch: 1981
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Highlands Ranch attractions:
Learn more about Highlands Ranch, Colorado
A community Web site featuring useful information about living, working and playing in Highlands Ranch, Colorado.

Colorado Scottish Festival and Rocky Mountain Highland Games
Highland Heritage Park
9651 S. Quebec St.
Highlands Ranch, Colorado
(2 miles south of C-470)

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