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The population of Fountain is approximately 19,552 (2007), 25846 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 5,219 (2000), 8724 (2010).

The amount of land area in Fountain is 36.604 sq. kilometers.
The amount of land area in Fountain is 14.0 sq. miles.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from Fountain to Washington DC is 1570 miles. The distance to the Colorado state capital is 76 miles. (as the crow flies)
Fountain is positioned 38.66 degrees north of the equator and 104.69 degrees west of the prime meridian.

Fountain elevation is 5,546 feet above sea level.
Fountain per capita income is $15,975 (2000).
Fountain median income is $49,600 (2007).

The Fountain median home price is $175,600 (2007).

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Fountain location: about ten miles south of Colorado Springs and about 30 miles north of Pueblo. Other nearby communities include Security-Widefield, Fort Carson, Stratmoor, Cimarron Hills, Cheyenne Mountain, Elsmere and Manitou Springs.

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Climate & Weather

Fountain average annual precipitation is 15.42 inches per year.
Fountain average annual snowfall is 26.2 inches per year.
Fountain average annual humidity is 38-68
The average low temperature is 28 degrees F.
The average high temperature is 78 degrees F.
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Fountain history:

Fountain is named for Fountain Creek which runs through the Fountain Valley on its way to join the Arkansas River in Pueblo. The Creek was the main source of water in the area and people depended on it. Fountain was founded in 1859 and is the oldest town in the county. It began as an agricultural center where cattle and crops were sent out by railroad. In the early years, Fountain aspired to become the State Capitol rather than Denver.

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The incorporation date of Fountain: 23 April 1903

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Fountain Fall Festival
Held each year on Labor Day with lots of Family fun! Enjoy a pancake breakfast, parade, arts and crafts, car show, riding and roping events, tractor pull and more. A dance is always held in the evening at the fire station.

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