10 facts about the Springs

10 facts about Colorado Springs



1) Sunshine Fact: Colorado Springs and Denver have 300 days of annual sunshine, more annual hours of sun than San Diego or Miami.
2) Peaks: Fact: There are 200 visible named peaks in Colorado, including 32 that soar to 13,000 feet and above.
3) Olympics: Fact: Colorado is the only state in history to turn down the Olympics. But we are HOME to The Olympic Training Center.

4) Colorado Springs is Colorado’s second-largest city

5) Founded in 1871 by General William Jackson Palmer

6) Elevation – 6,035 ft.

7)Population –  464,747

8) Climate: Alpine Desert,Average Yearly Precipitation: 17.4″,Average Yearly Snowfall: 37″,Average Humidity – Morning: 63%, Afternoon: 40%

9) Colorado is the 5th most desired state to visit

10) “Top 10” Awards

No. 1 – Men’s Fitness, “Fittest City in America”No. 1 – Money, “Big Cities to Live In”

No. 1 – Forbes, “America’s Most Pet-Friendly City”

No. 1 – Men’s Health, “Best Cities for Dogs”

No. 3 – Earth Day Network, “Best Places to Live”

No. 4 – Frommer’s Travel Guide, “Cities Ranked and Rated”

No. 5 – Kiplinger’s Personal Finance, “Best Cities to Live, Work and Play”

No. 5 – MSNBC, “Best Cities to Live, Work and Play”

Top 10 – U.S. News and World Report, “Green Places to Retire”


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