Summit County, Colorado

Summit County is located high in the heart of the Colorado Rockies. The county is  known as Colorado’s playground because of the numerous outdoor actives that the area provides. The county is home to 4 major ski areas: Keystone, Copper Mountain, Breckenridge, and Arapahoe Basin. The county also has two reservoirs–Dillon Reservoir and Green Mountain Reservoir–that are also popular. For every season, in every town, you can find your perfect mountain getaway in Summit County.


Summit County is comprised of the communities of Dillon, Frisco, Silverthorne, Keystone, Copper Mountain and Breckenridge. It’s located approximately 90 miles west of Denver International Airport, off I-70.

  • Elevation – Average of 9,000 feet above sea level
  • Population – 28,649 in 2013

Living In Summit County



The average annual snowfall is over 200 inches.


The average summer daytime temperatures range from the mid 60’s to the mid 70’s. Summit County averages over 300 days of sunshine each year.


Summit County offers free public transportation to most ski areas, shopping centers, medical centers, and some residential areas. The Summit Stage bus service runs 7 days a week with convenient hours to get you wherever you need to go in Summit County, hassle free.

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