Town of Castle Rock v. This page was last edited on 20 November 2017, at 10:18. The view from castle rock pdf of Castle Rock in Douglas County, Colorado. Castle Rock was founded in 1874 when the eastern Douglas County border was redrawn to its present location.
Castle Rock was chosen as the county seat because of its central location. One of the first homesteaders in the area near today’s Castle Rock was Jeremiah Gould. At that time, the settlement consisted of just a few buildings for prospectors, workers, and cowboys. For the beginning the six streets named Elbert, Jerry, Wilcox, Perry, Castle and Front were laid out to build the actual town of Castle Rock. Many Swedish immigrants arrived in the area to work in the quarries.
70,000 in the surrounding area. The town of Castle Rock is named after this prominent castle tower-shaped butte. Hangman’s Gulch, which runs northwest then west around the north side of the town center, drains into East Plum Creek as do multiple unnamed gulches in the southern and western areas of town. Castle Rock is within the Colorado Foothills Life Zone. Castle Rock has a total area of 33.
On average, the town receives 18. On average, January is the coldest month, July is the hottest month, and August is the month with the most precipitation. 48,231 people, 16,688 households, and 12,974 families residing in the town. There were 17,626 housing units at an average density of 557. The racial makeup of the town was 90. There were 16,688 households out of which 48. 18 living with them, 65.
65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2. 86, and the average family size was 3. In the town, the population was spread out with 32. 45 to 64, and 6. The median age was 33.