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Rye, Colorado 81039 | Colorado City, Colorado 81019 | Beulah & Beulah
Valley, Colorado 81023 | San Isabel, Colorado 81069, Westcliffe, Colorado 81252
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Rye has a humid subtropical climate (Köppen Cfa), a climate type that is common in the eastern United States, but very rare in this region of the country.
Located at the base of the Greenhorn valley, Colorado City blends alpine views with a climate closer to that of Colorado's Banana belt.
San Isabel National Forest is located in central Colorado. The forest contains 19 of the state's 53 fourteeners, peaks over 14,000 feet high, including Mount Elbert, the highest point in Colorado.
Beulah Valley growing season is about 140 days in length from the first half of May until the end of September. Winters are mild and can feature days with temperatures exceeding 70°F.
Westcliffe had its start in 1881 when the Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad was extended to that point. The community was named after Westcliff-on-Sea, a town in England.