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Pueblo is a Home Rule Municipality that is the county seat and the most populous city of Pueblo County.402000 The population was 106,595 in the 2010 U.S. Census, making it the 246th most populous city in the United States. Pueblo is situated at the confluence of the Arkansas River and Fountain Creek 112 miles (180 km) south of the Colorado State Capitol in Denver, and 43 miles south of Colorado Springs. The area is considered to be semi-arid desert land, with approximately 12 inches (304.80 mm) of precipitation annually. With its location in the "banana belt", Pueblo tends to get less snow than the other major cities in Colorado. Pueblo is the heart of the Pueblo Metropolitan Statistical Area and an important part of the Front Range Urban Corridor.402000 Pueblo is one of the largest steel-producing cities in the United States;[1] because of this Pueblo is referred to as the "Steel City". The Historic Arkansas River Project is a river walk in the Union Avenue Historic Commercial District, and shows the history of the Pueblo Flood.

Pueblo has the least expensive residential real estate of any city in Colorado. The median home price for homes currently on the market in Pueblo is $147,851.[2]


  1. "Pueblo, Colorado: Official Community Website | Pueblo.org - Pueblo, Colorado". Pueblo.org. 2012-04-01. Retrieved 2012-04-26.