Highlands Ranch, Colorado

Highlands Ranch: Census designated place


Highlands Ranch is a CDP located in the county of Douglas in the U.S. state of Colorado.

Enjoying Family-Friendly Living in Highlands Ranch, Colorado

Located just south of Denver, Highlands Ranch is an idyllic suburban community known for its excellent schools, beautiful parks, and family-friendly amenities.

Overview of Highlands Ranch

With a population of over 100,000 residents, Highlands Ranch spans over 31 square miles in Douglas County. It's situated between Chatfield Reservoir and Cherry Creek State Park. Highlands Ranch has dozens of spacious neighborhoods connected by miles of trails and open space.

Things to Do

Some of the top attractions and activities in Highlands Ranch include:

  • Redstone Park - 60 acres of open space with ponds, trails, fields and playgrounds.
  • Backcountry Wilderness Area - Over 1,000 acres of forests and meadows with hiking and horseback riding trails.
  • Coffee Shops - The suburban community has great locally-owned coffee shops. Favorites include Red Rocks Cafe and Sweet Bloom Coffee Roasters.
  • The Farm House - Family-fun farm park with flower picking, tractor rides, pumpkin patch, and cafe.
  • Commerce Town Center - Open-air shopping center with major retailers, restaurants, and a movie theater.

Family Living

Highlands Ranch offers high-ranking public schools in the Douglas County School District along with abundant kid-friendly amenities like pools, rec centers, and playgrounds. With its beautiful landscape and wealth of amenities, it's no wonder Highlands Ranch attracts so many families.

With scenic outdoor recreation paired with excellent suburban living, Highlands Ranch has something to offer all of its residents. The community provides a peaceful respite from the hustle of Denver.

Highlands Ranch locator map
Location of Highlands Ranch on Colorado map.

Quick Facts about Highlands Ranch

Population : 96,713
Country : United States of America
State : Colorado (United States)
County : Douglas County
Postal code : 80163, 80126, 80130, 80129
Phone Area Codes : 303, 720
Water as percent of area : 0.12%
Land as percent of area : 99.88%
Altitude : 19,423 feet / 5920 meters
Time Zone : UTC−07:00, Mountain Time Zone
Local time : 22:37:57 (22nd September 2023)
Weather : 48℉ Mostly Clear 7-days weather
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Highlands Ranch
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Highlands Ranch is located at 39°33'14"N 104°58'10"W (39.5538800, -104.9694300).

Highlands Ranch map


Highlands Ranch forecast: Mostly clear. Low around 48, with temperatures rising to around 51 overnight. South southwest wind around 8 mph, with gusts as high as 17 mph. more

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People born in Highlands Ranch (17)

People born in Highlands Ranch, including basketball player Matt Bouldin, Player of football Jesse Nading, soccer player Brian Cvilikas, .


  • Taylor Kemp (American soccer player) he was born in 23/07/1990
  • Ariel Turner (American volleyball player) she was born in 01/08/1991
  • Ty Capps (professional golfer) he was born in 27/09/1983
  • Lauren Van Orden (American volleyball player) she was born in 02/05/1990
  • David Arnold (American basketball player) he was born in 11/10/1990
  • Graham Smith (American soccer player, born 1995) he was born in 09/04/1994
  • Sam Jones (American football player) he was born in 21/02/1996
  • Ryan Burr (American baseball player) he was born in 28/05/1994
  • Jake Pemberton (American basketball player) he was born in 12/01/1996
  • Jacob Lissek (soccer player) he was born in 17/08/1992
  • Jordan DiBiasi (association football player) she was born in 28/10/1996
  • Ingrid Andress (American country music singer) she was born in 21/09/1991
  • Jaret Townsend (football player) he was born in 29/01/1998
  • Luke McCaffrey

Schools in Highlands Ranch

College & universities near Highlands Ranch, CO

Code Name City ZIP
466161 National American University-Centennial Centennial (CO) 80122-3157

Stations (12)

Amtrak & bus stations near Highlands Ranch, CO

Code Name Address Type
DEB Denver (Bus Station), Colorado 1055 19th Street BUS
DEN Union Station 1701 Wynkoop Street RAIL
PJT Pine Junction, CO 76 Mount Evans Boulevard BUS
BLD Boulder, Colorado 30th & Diagonal Highway BUS
LGM Longmont, Colorado 623 Main St. BUS

Post offices near Highlands Ranch

Post Office Name City ZIP
Centennial Post Office Centennial (CO) 80122

Other cities in Douglas County

Cities, towns, neighborhoods & other populated places in Douglas County , CO.

City Name Population Title
Castle Rock 70,567 The most populous city in Douglas County, Colorado.
Parker 58,673 The most populous city in Douglas County, Colorado.
Castle Pines 11,664 City in Douglas County, Colorado, United States of America
The Pinery 10,517 Census designated place
Roxborough Park 9,099 Census designated place
Stonegate 8,962 Census-designated place in Douglas County, Colorado
Acres Green 3,007 Census-designated place (CDP) in northern Douglas County, Colorado, United States
Perry Park 1,646 Census-designated place in Douglas County, Colorado
Carriage Club 1,090 Town
Larkspur 203 Human settlement in Douglas County, Colorado, United States of America

Distance to Other Cities

Highlands Ranch distances to largest Colorado cities