These Are The 10 Highest-Elevation Towns In The U.S.

Leadville, Colorado:

Sitting at an elevation of 10,152 feet (3,094 meters), Leadville is the highest incorporated city in the United States. It has a rich history dating back to the Colorado Silver Boom.

Alma, Colorado:

Alma is another high-altitude town in Colorado, located at an elevation of 10,361 feet (3,158 meters). It is a small, charming town near the popular ski resort of Breckenridge.

Fairplay, Colorado:

Fairplay, also in Colorado, is situated at an elevation of 9,953 feet (3,034 meters). The town is known for its historic architecture and as the "Real South Park" that inspired the animated television series.

Twin Lakes, Colorado:

Nestled near the stunning Twin Lakes, this town in Colorado stands at an elevation of 9,215 feet (2,808 meters). It's surrounded by breathtaking mountain scenery.

Breckenridge, Colorado:

A well-known ski resort town, Breckenridge is located at an elevation of 9,603 feet (2,927 meters). Besides winter sports, it offers a charming historic district and outdoor activities.

Lead, South Dakota:

Not to be confused with Leadville, Lead in South Dakota is situated at an elevation of 5,280 feet (1,609 meters). It's known for its proximity to the famous tourist attraction, Mount Rushmore.

Brian Head, Utah:

Brian Head is a ski resort town in Utah, standing at an elevation of 9,800 feet (2,987 meters). It's a popular destination for winter sports enthusiasts.

Ketchum, Idaho:

Located at an elevation of 5,853 feet (1,784 meters), Ketchum is a picturesque town in central Idaho. It's a gateway to the Sun Valley ski resort.


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