We are proud to call Prowers County home and would love to have you join us. Here's Ten Reasons Why You Should:
1) Middle of Everywhere
Highways 287 and 50 meet in Lamar allowing for transportation from coast to coast and Mexico to Canada. Prowers County also offers Amtrak and BNSF Rail Service and the Lamar Municipal Airport.
2) Colorado's Most Affordable Place to Live
Colorado is one of the most attractive states for which to relocate. Denver Business Journal rated Lamar the most affordable place to live in the Centennial State.
3) Small Town Atmosphere
Residents of Prowers County are proud of the strong sense of community that exists throughout the county. Avoid the congestion and noise by making Prowers County your home.
4) Family Friendly
This is the perfect place to raise children. Our communities are safe featuring great family destinations such as parks, fairs, community events, and sports.
5) Quality Education
Prowers County features 4 quality K-12 school districts. Holly High School was recognized as one of the U.S. News Best High Schools in 2016. Lamar Community College offers a variety of strong 2-year programs.
6) Resourceful and Entrepreneurial Workforce
Many Prowers County businesses started small and through a quality workforce have developed into national and internationally recognized businesses. Plus, a young population is ready to enter the workforce with the largest demographic being 15-24 years old.
7) People Are Coming Back
Those that have moved away are moving home. They are called "Boomerangs" and they offer your business a variety of skill sets.
8) Healthy Places Community
Residents are committed to being a healthy community. Communities in Prowers County offer walking trails, skate parks, fitness centers, swimming pools. Prowers County also offers state-of-the-art medical care as well as nationally-recognized senior care facilities.
9) Incentives Available
Prowers County Business Tax Credits and Enhanced Rural Enterprise Zone Tax Credits are available to those wanting to locate to Prowers County.
10) Opportunities Available
There are many opportunities to fill in some unmet demand for retail goods and services. Plus, there are afforable commercial and industrial properties that are waiting for you!