The Golden Plains region is “Colorado Simplified.” With over 4800 square miles of Opportunity Zone designations in 8 different census tracts, this is a rural agricultural area comprised of six counties including: Logan, Morgan, Phillips, Sedgwick, Washington and Yuma, located in the northeastern corner of the state. Economic development specialists in this region have worked diligently to move the region forward and have long-standing relationships and regional cooperation in economic development. The Golden Plains Region is dedicated to creating jobs, attracting new business, fostering a stable and diversified economy, and maintaining and improving the quality of life in the region.
Key Facts & Figures
Major Rail Lines: Union Pacific, Burlington Northern Santa Fe, Nebraska Kansas Colorado Railroad
Major Highway Corridors: 1-76 and the Ports To Plains Corridor
All 6 counties are in designated enterprise zones; 4 counties are enhanced enterprise zones
Up to 1 Gigabit Fiber Broadband
The investment from Next Era Energy into 427 Turbines in Logan County