• The I-70 Corridor Chamber of Commerce

    The I-70 Corridor Chamber of Commerce has assisted growth and successful economic development of Eastern Colorado member companies located in Watkins, Bennett, Strasburg, Byers, Deer Trail and Agate, since 1992.

    We invite you to learn more about our organization and its member communities from this web site.  Please contact us directly to learn how we may assist your company in growing its business along the Eastern Colorado I-70 Corridor.

  • Watkins

  • Watkins is located about eight miles east of Denver along I-70, and is the western most Community along the Eastern I-70 Corridor. The area was settled initially in 1860 when the Overland Stage Line developed a stage-stop nearby, called Box Elder #2.

    Its first Post Office was established in 1878 and now serves 1160 residents .

  • This Sunflower seed processing plant is located in Watkins.
  • In recent years, more development has occurred in and near Watkins. Commercially that includes a Sunflower seed processing plant and a Solar Farm. In addition, a nearby neighborhood of nearly 100 homes has been built as well as a Traditional “Latin Mass” Catholic Church.‚Äč

  • Watkins Farm, a neighborhood of over 50, 2.5 acre plots
  • St. Isidore Church was opened in 2001, about three weeks before the buildings fell in New York City