Limon

58°F
Current Population
1,846
Elevation Level
5379 ft

About Limon

Limon is the most populous town in Lincoln County. Located at the western terminus of the Kyle Railroad, Limon is the site of short line interchanges with the Union Pacific Railroad. 

This city earned the nickname of the “Hub City” of Eastern Colorado. Limon connects to any location in the world by Interstate 70; U.S. Routes 24, 40 and 287; Colorado Highways 71 and 86; and Limon Colorado Municipal Airport

Many events take place during the year including the Limon Heritage Celebration, 4th of July Celebration, Hub City Car Classic, and a community Christmas celebration. 

New residents are drawn to Limon for its low housing costs, strong educational and healthcare options, and vast recreational and community events. Limon has amenities of a big city, in a small town ensuring you will always have a close-knit community and great quality of life. 

Explore Limon

Entertainment & Culture

Many events take place during the year including the Limon Heritage Celebration, 4th of July Celebration, Hub City Car Classic, and a community Christmas celebration.  Limon has amenities of a big city, in a small town ensuring you will always have a close-knit community and great quality of life. 

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Popular Restaurants

As a transportation hub, you can stop and enjoy a bite to eat in Limon. There are several downtown eateries Limon can be a convenient place to stop and rest while traveling.

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Parks

Limon has something that not a lot of Colorado communities can claim, a wetlands area. Bring your binoculars for wildlife and bird watching is prevalent at The Limon Wetlands.
The Limon Wetlands features 8.2 acres of wetlands and 1.25 acres of open water. 

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About the Community

Limon Elementary School

Summary
  • District Limon School District No. Re 4j
  • Phone (719) 775-2350
  • Address 912 BADGER WAY
  • County Lincoln County
  • Grade KN - 05
  • Instructional Level Elementary School
Programs and Services Available
  • Pre-Kindergarten No
  • Kindergarten No
  • Magnet School No
  • Charter School No
  • The International Baccalureate No
  • Advanced Placement No
  • Before and After School Program No
  • Gifted and Talended Program Yes
  • Elementary School Indicator Yes
  • Middle School Indicator No
  • High School Indicator No
Enrollment and Attendance
  • Enrollment Change Pct +1% to +5%
  • Total Reported Enrollment 208
  • Student Teacher Ratio 11

Limon Junior-senior High School

Summary
  • District Limon School District No. Re 4j
  • Phone (719) 775-2350
  • Address 912 BADGER WAY
  • County Lincoln County
  • Grade 06 - 12
  • Instructional Level Middle School
Programs and Services Available
  • Pre-Kindergarten No
  • Kindergarten No
  • Magnet School No
  • Charter School No
  • The International Baccalureate No
  • Advanced Placement No
  • Before and After School Program No
  • Gifted and Talended Program No
  • Elementary School Indicator No
  • Middle School Indicator No
  • High School Indicator No
Enrollment and Attendance
  • Enrollment Change Pct -5% to -10%
  • Total Reported Enrollment 250
  • Student Teacher Ratio 14

Population, Weather and Economics

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Population

Population Details
  • Population 1,846
  • Population 5 Yr Projection 1,996
Households
  • Total Households 811
  • Households 5 Yr Projection 881
  • Average Size of Household 2.00
  • Households With Children 133

Climate & Weather

Summary
  • Annual Precip In 16.19
  • Avg Jan Low Temp 13.50
  • Avg Jul Low Temp 55.20
  • Avg Jan High Temp 39.80
  • Avg Jul High Temp 85.90
Indexes
  • Ozone Index 119
  • Air Pollution Index 118
  • Earthquake Index 31
  • Hail Index 170
  • Tornado Index 114
  • Wind Index 90

Economics

  • Housing Median Built Yr 1969
  • Maintenance and Insurance Cost 76
  • Health Care Cost 91
  • Transportation Cost 80