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sustainable community development

La Junta’s Sustainable Community Development

Come experience the joys of community life in La Junta Colorado. Our small town atmosphere is the ideal setting for creating a family friendly environment. We believe a sustainable community development and having strong ties to our community can help us continue to enjoy the resources we share. This is reflected in our local business efforts and our year round local activities that connect our citizens and create some local fun for the residents of our town, whether they are community fund raisers, events put on by our schools, local theatre plays or shows, or a good ol’ fashioned country fair, our community is big on creating events that encourage participation, giving back to our local economy and getting to know your neighbors. We believe in sustainable community development and our residents have shown they do too.  La Junta is located on the wide open, Great Plains of Southeastern Colorado, in the Arkansas River Valley and our local attractions are also a popular tourist destination.

Some of our residents relocated here for a better education. In La Junta you’ll find one of the top community colleges in Colorado, Otero Junior College. Others enjoy the quiet pace of our lifestyle and enjoy taking strolls in our safe and walk-able downtown donned with eclectic shops and restaurants.  With plenty of breathing room, La Junta has wide open spaces in all directions just outside of town and residents and tourists alike enjoy exploring our neighbors in the Arkansas River Valley of Southern Colorado.

We take pride in calling ourselves the “Smile Hi City” because of our friendly attitude.  La Junta community life features small-town living with friendly neighbors, low crime, and an excellent school system. Cultural and recreational opportunities abound. Visit us and see how dedicated our residents are striving to achieve sustainable community development, a community that is continually adjusting to meet the social and economic needs of our residents while preserving our environment’s ability. It’s our community and our neighbors that are growing and building to keep La Junta going strong for generations to come in Southern Colorado.



If you are interested in starting, relocating, or growing your business in La Junta, Colorado, please contact us today.