The county seat of El Paso County in the center of Colorado, Colorado Springs is actually the biggest city in the state in terms of its surface area. The city is situated about an hour's drive south of the state capital, Denver, and is nicknamed 'Olympic City USA' due to its strong sport culture and the fact that it houses the United States Olympic Committee and United States Olympic Training Center. Fountain Creek runs through Colorado Springs, with the city being located near the Southern Rocky Mountains and covering an area of 195.11 square miles. It has an estimated population of around 465,000 people, with over 700,000 in the surrounding metropolitan area.
2.Elevation of Colorado Springs, CO
3.Climate and Things to Do in Colorado Springs, CO
Colorado Springs, Colorado Elevation
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- Elevation of Colorado Springs, CO, Photo: Gaylon/stock.adobe.com
- Climate and Things to Do in Colorado Springs, CO, Photo: andreykr/stock.adobe.com
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