Divide CO Real Estate, Divide area and Community Information
Divide is a small scenic community located in Central Colorado. A midst the beautiful Teller County
landscape you will find the close community of Divide which consists of a post office, train station, an elementary school, sheriff's office, small grocer, and a handful of gas stations and churches. You will find Divide sitting on the north slope of Pikes Peak just off of Highway 24.
History of Divide
Divide was originally named Hayden's Divide after a man by the name of Ferdinand Hayden. Hayden was a geologist, surveyor and paleontologist who helped to map out the area. It had been dubbed Divide because water run-offs separated at this point and ran off in various directions.
Over the years, Divide has been dependent on both farming and tourism. The main crops in Divide are potatoes and iceberg lettuce. Divide's Midland Depot played a significant role in the success of this small community's farming and tourist industries. Today, Divide is a thriving close-knit community that is protected from over-development by regional growth plans.
Parks and Recreation
When you become a Divide home buyer, you will gain access to several beautiful parks that offer various terrific amenities. One of the favorite parks among people living in Divide real estate is Hayden Divide Community Park, which can be found on Rhyolite City Avenue. Features of this park include a softball field, baseball field, two playgrounds, hiking trails, picnic tables and clean bathrooms.
Another favorite park among residents of Divide CO homes is Florissant Community Park located on Circle Drive in Florissant. This park features such amenities as a multipurpose athletic field, playground, a basketball court and picnic tables. Other great parks in or near Divide are Sunnywood Park (Woodland Park) and Four Mile Scenic Park (Florissant).
Attractions and Activities
Due to its location atop the northern slope of Pikes Peak, Divide offers a vast array of magnificent scenery and great outdoor attractions. Some of the most popular outdoor attractions among residents of Divide properties include Mueller State Park
, the Historic Triple B Ranch
, Eleven Mile Canyon, and the Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center.
Is there someone in your family who loves the intrigue of museums? If so, they will love exploring Cripple Creek District Museum, Old Homestead House Museum, and Outlaws and Lawmen Jail Museum. Real estate in Divide is also just minutes away from several exciting casinos including Bronco Billy's Casino, Gold Creek Casino, Johnny Nolan's Casino and Wildwood Casino.
Special Events in Divide
As a Divide home buyer, you will be able to attend a variety of special events
that are held in or near the community at various times during the year. One of the most popular events in the area is the Cripple Creek Ice Festival, which takes place in February. During this event, you can enjoy such activities as ice sculpting, ice carving for kids, an ice maze, an ice climb, carnival games and more!
Another special event that takes place just minutes from Divide homes for sale is the Annual Christmas in Divide Celebration. Highlights of this event include live music, door prizes, a silent auction, bake sale, craft fair and pictures with Santa. Other events you may want to attend near Divide homes are the Woodland Music Series (September) and the Mountain of the Sun Music Festival (September).
If you are looking for a place to live where you can wake up to fabulous scenery every morning, give a RE/MAX Performance agent a call! There are several homes for sale in Divide, and we can help you find the one of your dreams! Wait no longer! The RE/MAX Performance team can place you in your dream home faster than you would ever imagine!