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Peyton, Colorado is in El Paso County. This little town has an estimated population of 250 and lies along Highway 24, approximately 25 miles east of Colorado Springs.  It occupies 2.3 square miles with an elevation of 6,600 feet.  It was named after George Peyton, who surveyed the area in 1888 and platted Peyton on Christmas Day of that year. Coal mining and farming were the main businesses in the area, and by 1900 this little town had a population of 50 but housed a hotel, general store, doctor's office and a meeting hall. The Rock Island Railroad served the area.

Although a small town, you can still find things to do. Fly Colorado Ultralights is a popular place for sightseeing tours or trying out the ultralight planes. If you are into golf, then you can check out the Antler Creek Golf Course. JAKs Brewing Company has several monthly events that take place. This home of hand crafted beer has beer parties, food pairings, poker and trivia nights. If homemade soaps interest you, then check out Peyton Hills Soapworks. Or, if you want professions photographs taken, Naomi Mautz Photography is right there in Peyton. The Homestead Ranch Regional Park includes hiking trails and a playground.  This small but historic town has small businesses as well as restaurants to check out. 

The real estate options in Peyton are generally small ranch style homes to manufactured homes. The average home sits on approximately 15 acres or more, and the homes are about 3,000 square feet. The land is flat and dry, and many people have horses. As a small town, there isn't a lot of change that has happened in recent years. The area has one elementary school, and the middle school and high school share a campus. The schools do a four-day school week. Peyton is bordered on the north by Douglas County and the south by Falcon. The Black Forest borders the east. If you are looking for a quiet place, if you like your solitude, this small town is a definite option to consider. Surrounded by natural beauty and attractions of nearby communities, it is a clear choice for home buyers searching in the Peyton area. If you would like more information regarding homes for sale in Peyton, Colorado, please contact us today and allow us to assist you.

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