Aspen

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Aspen is the home rule municipality that is the county seat and the most populous municipality of Pitkin County, Colorado. Aspen is in a remote area of the Rocky Mountains' Sawatch Range and Elk Mountains, along the Roaring Fork River at an elevation just below 8,000 feet (2,400 m) above sea level on the Western Slope.

In the mid-20th century, neighboring Aspen Mountain was developed into a famous ski resort. It became a popular tourist destination, with outdoor recreation in the surrounding White River National Forest serving as a summertime complement to the four ski areas in the vicinity.

Aspen it is home to three institutions that have international importance: the Aspen Music Festival and School, the Aspen Institute, and the Aspen Center for Physics.

Aspen has some of the most expensive real estate in the United States.

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Population
8,521

Elevation
7,890 ft

Aspen

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5 popular places in Aspen visited by travelers

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Points of interest

  • Aspen Highlands
  • Aspen Mountain
  • Aspen/Snowmass Ski Resort
  • Buttermilk Mountain

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