Fountain Real Estate and Community Information

Fountain Real Estate and Community Information

Fountain, Colorado is a small valley city located just south of downtown Colorado Springs. It is surrounded by the captivating views of Pikes Peak and the Front Range.

Together, Fountain and the Colorado Spring suburbs of Security and Wildfield make up the “Fountain Valley” community. When Fountain was first built in 1859 it was a railroad shipping center for the local farmers and ranchers. It wasn’t until 1900 that it was incorporated and named Fountain Creek. 

Living in Fountain, Colorado

Fountain has a small town country-living feel with the urban amenities of great restaurants and shops. There are many recreation parks and trails for the outdoor adventurers to explore and experience the eye-catching views.

The population is about 28,000 people with a median household income of $58922. Median house value is $197,373 with a plethora of unique affordable homes at your fingertips. Fountain residents also have quick access to the nearby city of Colorado Springs with it being only a short 10-mile commute south.

Shopping and Dining Options in Fountain

Downtown Fountain features local cafes and an old bakery, a gift shop to stop in and grab a souvenir, and shaded picnic areas to relax and take in the spectacular surroundings. Many will hop over to Colorado Springs for more dining and shopping options as well.

The Fountain Farmers Market brings in the agricultural history of the town. Locals farmers and ranchers debut their home grown vegetable, fruits, honey, preservatives, and more for all to browse and purchase. The market encourages local growing and production allowing space for people to join and sell their products.

Fountain Parks and Recreation

Being located in the valley of the Pikes Peak and Front Range, Fountain is the outdoor adventurers’ dream. There is access to trails, parks, and outdoor activities every way you turn.

Some local attractions include:

Garden of the Gods - a registered National Natural Landmark, this is the most visited natural attraction in the region. The beautiful red rocks line the jaw dropping ranges. There is something to do for everyone, with trails, kids’ exhibits, restaurants and more.

Pikes Peak International Raceway – this regional hub for any and all things automotive, Pikes Peak International Raceway (PPIR) has entertainment for all ages 365 days of the year. There are events that drives of all experience can participate and get on the track themselves! You can also attend races and entertainment scheduled throughout the year, host events, and be involved in the raceway life.

United States Air Force Academy - this is both a military base and academy for those entering the USAF.

Schools, Health and Transportation

Fountain public schools are a part of the Fountain-Fort Carson School District 8. They pride themselves on the well trained staff, small class sizes, challenging curriculum, and extensive extra-curricular opportunities at the hands of the students being located in the valley of Pikes Peak. The district has 8 elementary schools, 2 middle schools, 1 high school, education center, and an Early Learning Center.

Fountain has a 24-hour Emergency Room, UCHealth ER, as well as clinics located within the small town. The closet hospital is Memorial Hospital North, located in the neighboring city of Colorado Springs. The Pikes Peak region is a very active area ranking as one of the fittest, healthiest areas in the U.S.

Fountain Municipal Transit is the local bus system that allows you to commute around the city. The cost is $1.50 per ride, with monthly and multi-ride passes available for a fee. Many residents walk and commute via bike. There are trails surrounding for bikers and hikers alike. Many have cars to commute outside the city to neighboring towns.

Contact Information

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Jorgette & Boris
Colorado Casa REALTORS®
955 Pico Point
Colorado Springs CO 80905-7380
O (719) 425-2232
C (719) 499-1232

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