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Elbert County Sesquicentennial 2024

Elbert County was established on February 13, 1874, and its 150th birthday is almost here! Earlier this fall various municipalities and community organizations, including the Elbert County Historical Society, gathered together to form the 150th Anniversary Committee and start planning for this once-in-a-lifetime event.

Serve on the Joint Planning and Variance Commission

Join our team at the Town of Kiowa by serving on our Joint Planning and Variance Commission.
The Joint Planning & Variance Commission serves in an advisory capacity to the Board of Trustees on issues regarding land use and zoning. The 

Eradicating the Tremendous Mosquito Issue

As many of you are aware, due to the unprecedented amount of moisture we have experienced this summer, we are now dealing with the pests that come as a result. Thus, the Town has contracted with a company called Mosquito Authority to assist in eradicating the tremendous mosquito issue we are encountering right now. However, due to many other communities experiencing the same, the company is swamped with contractual commitments and had to squeeze the Town in this Saturday. You 

After-Hours Water Emergencies

If you are experiencing an after-hours water emergency, such as a broken water line, frozen meter, high pressure incident, etc., please call Douglas County Sheriff Dispatch at 303-660-7500. Do not call 9-1-1 unless it is a life-threatening emergency. When you call, advise dispatch you reside in the Town of Kiowa and have them refer to the bolo in place pertaining to water emergencies.

2024 Calendar Photo Contest

The Town of Kiowa invites you to enter your best Kiowa photographs in our second annual Town of Kiowa Calendar Photo Contest!

We are looking for striking images that depict life in Kiowa—natural landscapes, wildlife, events, facilities, businesses, architecture, weather or even people living life in our Town. Winning photos will be included in our 2024 Calendar. Deadline is December!

Highlighting Our Community Businesses

We would like to start highlighting one local business a month in our newsletters! If you are a business owner/operator, in the Town of Kiowa, please send in a business bio to so we can get you highlighted and recognized. Tell us about your business and YOU!

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About Town of Kiowa

Kiowa is a home rule municipality town and the county seat of Elbert County, Colorado. With a population of 746, it is steadily growing while successfully preserving our small town feel. Kiowa is located in western Elbert County and named for the Kiowa people. 

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Kiowa, CO 80117

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