Road Map of Colorado Springs, Colorado
Population: city, 316,480; Colorado Springs Metro Area, 454,220. Colorado Springs, situated on a mesa (6,008 feet [1,831 m]) near the eastern base of Pikes Peak – east of Pike National Forest, was founded in 1871 as a rail terminal by General William J. Palmer, builder of the Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad. The establishment of military installations (U.S. Air Force Academy, The North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) and the US Space Command gave impetus to development. The cit...
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