Place:Woodland Park, Teller, Colorado, United States

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NameWoodland Park
TypeCity
Coordinates38.998°N 105.056°W
Located inTeller, Colorado, United States
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The City of Woodland Park is a Home Rule Municipality that is the most populous city in Teller County, Colorado, United States and is immediately west of El Paso County and the unincorporated community of Crystola. Many residents in this bedroom community, which is surrounded by the one-million acre (4,000 km²) Pike National Forest, make the commute to Colorado Springs. Ute Pass lies to the west of Woodland Park on US 24. The population was 7200 at the 2010 census. Nearby Douglas County is about a fifteen-minute drive from the city.

A post office called Woodland Park has been in operation since 1890. The community was named for the abundance of trees near the original town site.

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