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  Colorado Springs, Colorado - USA Tourist
Colorado Springs, Colorado is located on the eastern front of the Colorado Rockies, 66 miles (106 km) south of Denver and 278 miles (448 km) north of Albuquerque, New Mexico.
Colorado Springs sits more than a mile above sea level at an elevation of 6,035 feet (1839 m.) with some areas lower and higher because of the mountainous terrain.
Colorado Springs experiences moderate temperatures year round and avoids harsh weather due to its protection from two natural barriers: the Monument Divide to the north and The Rocky Mountains to the west.
www.usatourist.com /english/places/colorado/coloradosprings.html   (1090 words)

  Colorado Springs, Colorado - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Colorado Springs was founded in August 1871 by General William Palmer, with the intention of creating a high quality resort community, and was soon nicknamed "Little London" because of the many English tourists who came.
Lon Chaney was born in Colorado Springs on April 1, 1883.
Bobby Unser was born in Colorado Springs on February 20, 1934.
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 NationMaster - Encyclopedia: Colorado Springs, Colorado
Colorado Springs is also home to a large number of military installations and important national defense agencies.
Colorado Spring's military presence was further increased in 1983 with the founding of Schriever Air Force Base, a base primarily tasked with missile defense.
Colorado Springs is a middle-sized city, located just east of the geographic center of the state of Colorado in the United States.
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 Colorado Springs, Colorado at opensource encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Colorado Springs Sky Sox baseball team, in the Pacific Coast League (AAA classification),a minor league affiliate of the major league Colorado Rockies.
Evangelical groups with headquarters at Colorado Springs include Focus on the Family (a Christian political organization), Compassion International, The Navigators, Youth with a Mission, Young Life and the International Bible Society.
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - The City Council has voted to allow potbellied pigs within the city limits in a 5-4 decision that came after a woman challenged a century-old swine ban in one of the state's biggest cities.
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 Colorado Springs Airport - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Colorado Springs Airport (IATA: COS, ICAO: KCOS), also known as City of Colorado Springs Municipal Airport, is a public airport located 6 miles (10 km) southeast of the city of Colorado Springs in El Paso County, Colorado, USA.
The largest number of passenger arriving and departing the Colorado Springs Airport was in 1996, when the airport handled nearly 5 Million passengers.
Most of the cities that can be reached from the airport are hubs for major airlines, however Colorado Springs has added service to several non-hub cities in recent years, and has plans to continue to do so.
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 Houses for rent in Colorado Springs Colorado
Manitou Springs is just west of CO Springs in the foothills, it has a nice downtown area with an old arcade and good places to eat for lunch.
Colorado Springs rental properties of course has many more options than Woodland Park in terms of apartments, condos and such - but it is hard to beat the small town charm of Woodland Park.
While in Colorado Springs, be sure to also see the Pro Rodeo Hall of Fame, the U.S. Figure Skating Hall of Fame (Colorado Springs is home to the U.S. Olympic Committee), the Air Force Academy and the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs (alma mater for several U.S. Astronauts and an up-and-coming undergraduate campus).
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 Colorado Springs schools - Colorado Springs public schools - Colorado Springs school ratings - Best Colorado Springs ...
Colorado Springs's rating is based on its public schools' test results; 10 is best.
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 Colorado Springs, Colorado - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Spencer Penrose also made his mark on Colorado Springs in its early years--though not until two decades after its founding.
Colorado Springs saw its first military base in 1942 shortly after Pearl Harbor was attacked.
Actors Michael Boatman and Chase Masterson are from Colorado Springs.
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 Colorado Springs : Introduction | Frommers.com
Unlike many Colorado towns, neither mineral wealth nor ranching was the cornerstone of Colorado Springs' economy during the 19th century -- tourism was.
In fact, Colorado Springs, founded in 1871, was the first genuine resort community west of Chicago.
Modern Colorado Springs is a growing city of around 380,000, with more than half a million people in the metropolitan area.
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 Colorado Springs, Colorado
Century millionaires made Colorado Springs a fashionable summer retreat, long before all this the Ute Indians seasonally crossed over from the Rampart range onto the Colorado plains in order to hunt buffalo.
But make no mistake about it: Colorado Springs is a city built on tourism, to the tune of $800 million per year and growing.
Our presence in Colorado Springs was underlain by an ulterior motive: we had come to make a nature tourism presentation at the regional Economic Development Association convention.
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 Colorado Springs News - Topix
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colorado - A Colorado Springs man accused of causing a deadly traffic accident is being ordered not to drink alcohol and not to drive as conditions of his bond.
Colorado Springs evangelical leader Dr. James Dobson is accusing Barack Obama of distorting the Bible and pushing a "fruitcake interpretation" of the Constitution.
Colorado Springs, Colorado is located in El Paso County and is part of the Colorado Springs Metro Area.
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 Colorado Springs, Colorado (Cities)
Colorado Springs, situated on Monument and Fountain creeks in central Colorado, serves as the seat of El Paso County.
Today Colorado Springs, population of around 358,400, is home to major computer and electronic manufacturers as well as an important military center - Peterson, Falcon and Cheyenne Mountain air force bases, as well as Fort Carson, are located nearby.
Colorado Springs is part of the Colorado Springs, Colorado metro area.
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 Colorado College, Colorado Springs Colorado CO Summer Camps for Kids – iD Tech Camps
Colorado College is the only college of its kind in the Rocky Mountain region.
Colorado College is located on a lush, 90-acre campus in downtown Colorado Springs (metro population 452,415), at the foot of Pikes Peak on the front range of the Rocky Mountains, 70 miles south of Denver.
Colorado College is located 10 miles northwest of the Colorado Springs Airport, approximately a 20 minute drive.
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 Colorado Springs Colorado at Colorado Springs Basics   (Site not responding. Last check: )
John Hoekstra understands the anxiety that many Colorado restaurant and bar owners are feeling as they wait for a statewide smoking ban to start July 1.
Colorado Springs Gazette - In Colorado Springs, the average is $2.92 per gallon, up 13 cents from a month ago.
In Colorado, the previous record high was $3.07 on Sept. 7, 2005.
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 Realty Times - Real Estate News and Advice - Local Market Conditions
Colorado Springs is a large city with the price of homes from under $100,000 to over $1,000,000.
Colorado Springs has had a steady rise in the market for several years and continues to do so.
The Colorado Springs market has been stabilizing due to the recent return of troops to the military installations in town.
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 Colorado Springs, Colorado
Colorado Springs District 11 is taking further steps to improve its facilities through an energy performance contract.
Colorado also continues to be among the healthiest states in the country.
Colorado Springs and Denver rank third and fifth, respectively, among America's fittest cities.
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 Colorado Springs, Colorado
A lot of folks think that Colorado Springs is a city dominated by military bases (Fort Carson, the Air Force Academy, Peterson AFB, NORAD, etc.), the US Olympic Center and the headquarters of so many fundamentalist and evangelical Christian organizations, but the city is home to so much more than that.
Colorado Springs is a rich and vibrant community of more than 600,000 people of all stripes, creeds and colors.
In the 1800's and early 1900's a lot of people came to Colorado for the "cure." While living here wasn't exactly a "cure" for tuberculosis, the clean, dry air was healthy enough to allow the folks to finish out their final days in some sort of reasonable comfort.
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 Colorado Springs, Colorado - Runners World   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Colorado Springs boasts more than 75 traffic-free miles of meticulously maintained urban pathways, and even more dirt trails with forests, waterfalls, and great mountain views.
Homey and historic: Four blocks north of the Antlers Adams Mark, you'll find a slice of Colorado Springs history at the Hearthstone Inn (719-473-4413; www.hearthstoneinn.com) with origins dating back to 1885.
Ritzy, and then some: Colorado's finest hotel, a five-star Italian Renaissance palace called the Broadmoor (800-719-634-7711; www.broadmoor.com) is set southwest of downtown on it's own 3,200 plush acres.
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 Colorado Springs Colorado Real Estate   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Colorado Springs “The Springs”, as it is known locally, was founded in 1871.
With the population of El Paso County surpassing the 500,000 mark, the Springs is ranked as the 80th largest city in the US and the 18th fastest growing.
Colorado Springs is also home to five military installations: Fort Carson, Peterson Air Force Base, the North American Defense Command (NORAD), NorthCOM, and Schriever Air Force Base.
www.relocate-america.com /states/CO/cities/colorado_spr.htm   (514 words)

 Colorado Springs Colorado, Flight To Colorado Springs, Colorado Springs Tourism
Although Colorado Springs, Colorado is best known for being the home of Pike's Peak, the city has a fantastic variety of attractions.
For a while, Colorado Springs was called "Little London," because of the number of English tourists who were attracted to the area.
The development of Colorado Springs, Colorado was directly influenced by the gold rush in nearby Cripple Creek.
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 Mountain Project: Climbing Colorado Springs > Colorado
Colorado Springs is a mid-sized city located just east of the geographic center of the state of Colorado in the United States.
The capital of Colorado, Denver, is 68 miles to the north.
For climbers, the appeal of Colorado Springs is that it has many features of a modern urban area, such as parks, bike trails, urban open-area spaces, business and commerce, theatres and other entertainments.
www.mountainproject.com /v/colorado/colorado_springs/105800307   (668 words)

 Colorado Springs, Colorado Facts, Schools, Colleges, Weather, Zip Code, and More
Colorado Springs, located in the Rocky Mountains just east of Pikes Peak and 66 miles south of Denver, is the second-largest city in Colorado.
With a population of 370,000, Colorado Springs is one of the country's fastest-growing cities.
Colorado Springs is home to the World Figure Skating Museum and Hall of Fame, as well as the Pro Rodeo Hall of Fame and Museum of the American Cowboy.
www.citytowninfo.com /places/colorado/colorado-springs   (1112 words)

 Colorado Springs Economic Development Corporation
Colorado Springs Ranked 10th Smartest Metro according to a Recent Study by bizjournals
Colorado Springs ranked as the top U.S. city with a biodiesel fleet by Government Fleet Magazine.
Colorado Springs ranked 9th "Best City to Raise a Family" more...
www.coloradosprings.org   (685 words)

 Colorado Springs Colorado, Colorado Springs cityguide
Colorado Springs is a middle-sized city, located just east of the geographic center of the state of Colorado in the United States.
Colorado Springs has a labor force with better education and better training than the national average.
Colorado Springs is conducive to regional administrative centers and corporate headquarters, offering them a variety of resources.
www.comevisitcoloradosprings.com   (700 words)

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