When you think of Colorado, the snow-capped Rocky Mountains, frost-bitten skiers, and icy, winding roads may come to mind. Aside from being in the same state, the city of Pueblo has nothing to do with any of that.
Located where the banks of the Arkansas River meet the waters of Fountain Creek, the city of Pueblo and the broader county that goes by the same name is a semi-arid region that gets around 12 inches of rain annually and less snow than other Colorado cities.
This city got its start in the 1840s as a trading post called El Pueblo (“the town”). More than 112,350 Coloradans reside in modern-day Pueblo, or “Steel City” — a moniker it picked up for being one of the largest steel-producing cities in the U.S.
Drivers in Pueblo and those living in other cities and towns across Colorado must meet state-mandated auto insurance requirements. Keep reading to learn more about car insurance in Colorado, including the average monthly rates based on age and zip code and what type of coverage is best for families with teen drivers.