Colorado Springs Tourist Guide

Colorado Springs Quick Facts & Information

Colorado Springs Nickname

"The Springs ".
Originally nicknamed "Little London" because of the many English tourists who settled here.

Population (2005)

Population of the City of Colorado Springs - 369,800.
Population of Metro Colorado Springs - 572,200.

Colorado Springs Elevation

6,035 feet.

Colorado Springs Average Annual Rainfall

16.1 inches annually.

Colorado Springs Average Temperatures

January - 51.3 degrees F.
July - 86.6 degrees F.
See Colorado Springs Weather Chart and Sunrise & Sunset Times for Colorado Springs, CO.

Daylight Saving Time

Begins the second Sunday in March.
Ends the first Sunday in November.

Colorado Springs Municipal Airport

More than 2 million passengers pass through Colorado Springs Airport each year. Nine airlines offer flights from a three-level airport facility.
Airlines serving Colorado Springs Airport.

Interesting Facts About Colorado Springs

• Colorado Springs is the second most populous city in Colorado behind Denver.
• Colorado Springs is home to the Air Force Academy
• Colorado Springs is situated at the base of Pikes Peak mountain.
• Colorado Springs is where English professor Katharine Lee Bates wrote America The Beautiful in 1893.
• Colorado Springs is a major resource center for the Defense industry, especially missle technology development.

Colorado Springs Area Counties

Colorado Springs is located in El Paso county.

Colorado Springs Area Golf Courses

See list of Colorado Springs Area Public Golf Courses.

Colorado Springs Attractions

Enjoy Colorado Springs Attractions.

This page was last modified on 27 March 2012 at 17:09
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