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Colorado Springs

El Paso  |  Colorado

Colorado Springs with the Front Range in background

The City of Colorado Springs is a Home Rule Municipality that is the county seat and the most populous municipality of El Paso County, Colorado, United States. Colorado Springs is located in the east central portion of the state. It is situated on Fountain Creek and is located 60 miles (97 km) south of the Colorado State Capitol in Denver. At 6,035 feet (1,839 m) the city stands over one mile (1.6 km) above sea level, though some areas of the city are significantly higher and lower. Colorado Springs is situated near the base of one of the most famous American mountains, Pikes Peak, rising over 8,000 feet above the city on the eastern edge of the Southern Rocky Mountains. The United States Air Force Academy is located in Colorado Springs.

The city had an estimated population of 439,886 in 2013, ranking as the second most populous city in the state of Colorado, behind Denver, and the 41st most populous city in the United States. The Colorado Springs, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area had an estimated population of 678,319 in 2013. The city covers 194.7 square miles (504 km), making it the most extensive municipality in Colorado. Colorado Springs was selected as the No. 1 Best Big City in "Best Places to Live" by Money magazine in 2006, and placed number one in Outside's 2009 list of America's Best Cities.

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Big cities nearby

Security Widefield    (13 km)

Security Widefield Colorado    (13 km)


Towns nearby

Stratmoor    (7 km)

Stratmoor Colorado    (7 km)

Air Force Academy    (18 km)

Air Force Academy Colorado    (18 km)


Smaller towns nearby

Manitou Springs Colorado    (8 km)

Manitou Springs    (9 km)

Cascade Chipita Park Colorado    (18 km)

Cascade Chipita Park    (20 km)


Other locations nearby

Ivywild    (3 km)

Knob Hill    (3 km)

Roswell    (4 km)

Stratton Meadows    (4 km)

Broadmoor    (5 km)

Kelker    (5 km)

Papeton    (5 km)

Broadmoor Golf Club    (6 km)

Broadmoor World Arena    (6 km)

Stratmoor Hills    (6 km)

Glen Eyrie    (8 km)

Green Settlement    (9 km)

Pikeview    (9 km)

Skinners    (9 km)

Elsmere    (10 km)

Security    (11 km)

Minnehaha    (12 km)

Duffield    (13 km)

Midway    (13 km)

Widefield    (14 km)

Cascade    (15 km)

Old Mountain View    (15 km)

Rock Creek Park    (15 km)

Rosemont    (16 km)

Shirley    (16 km)

Seven Lakes    (17 km)

Chipita Park    (19 km)

Pike s Peak Country    (19 km)


Landmarks nearby

Washburn Field    (2 km)

Bristol Brewing Company    (3 km)

Norris Penrose Event Center    (3 km)

Pikes Peak Greenway    (3 km)

Bear Creek Regional Park and Nature Center    (4 km)

Bear Creek CaƱon Park    (6 km)

Red Rock Canyon Open Space    (6 km)

Aeroflex Colorado Springs    (7 km)

Barr Trail    (10 km)

Cave of the Winds    (10 km)

North American Aerospace Defense Command    (10 km)

10th Combat Support Hospital    (11 km)

Pikes Peak Highway    (16 km)

Santa s Workshop    (16 km)


Churches nearby

Grace and St Stephen s Episcopal Church    (1 km)

Mount Saint Francis    (14 km)

Holy Rosary Chapel    (15 km)

New Life Church    (18 km)