You feel it when you get here. Whether you’ve come to do business or simply to enjoy the amazing array of recreational opportunities, the arts, or history and dining in "Old Town," you feel welcome in Erie! The folks who live, work and play here are a key part of our distinctly rich quality of life, adding to it with their friendly, thoughtful manner and regular smiles.
The welcome you feel in Erie is not just a casual attitude, it’s our culture. For over a century, business and people have come to Erie and stayed to make it their home. In the beginning, natural resources, spectacular views and western freedom drew people from far and wide who would decide to make a future in our fair town. These days it’s clear; our greatest resource is the people of Erie who make all feel welcome, eager to share their delightful town with visitors and new residents alike.
Our growth has been strong and consistent as more businesses cater to our excellent customer base and strategic location along the I-25 corridor - adjacent to the 4 million consumers of the Denver metro area. Employers have discovered our talented and educated work force as well. Families regularly report making more friends (and faster) after moving to Erie, than at any other point in their life. If it’s quality of life, recreation and enjoyment or finding the perfect spot for your business, you are welcome in Erie!
- Mayor Joe Wilson