Simla, Colorado, is located in Elbert County, approximately 45 miles Northeast of the City of Colorado Springs, along Highway 24.
Simla is a prime example of High Plains living at its finest. Simla still maintains a small town rural feel, with urban amenities located within a reasonable drive time.
Simla was established in the late 1890’s, as a stop along the Rock Island Rail line. The town was founded in 1909 and incorporated in 1912. Simla grew and thrived as an agricultural community for the better part of a century. As times changed so did the economical driving factors of the community. In the 1970’s local, small business, and commercial industry/manufacturing thrived in town.
Simla remains a quaint, quiet and friendly community which is proud of its past and hopeful for its future!
Our New Website
We are excited to begin work on our new website to keep our citizens and visitors informed. To view most commonly requested information/forms, please visit our Administration page.
Still have a question and haven’t found your answer? Please call us at (719)541-2468 or stop by our Town Hall for any additional information you need.