Fountain, Co. was founded in 1859 and is named after the creek that runs just west of the town. Historically a farming and ranching community, Fountain is becoming a fast growing suburb of Colorado Springs. Fountain was named Americas Millennium City by the New York Times because its population best represents the population make-up of the United States. It was also named 2002 All American City by Mel Martinez, Secretary, Department of Housing and Urban Development.
Region: Colorado South Central Regional Information
County: El Paso
Proximity to other towns: Located 13.4 miles from Colorado Springs, 18.4 miles from Manitou Springs, 27.3 miles from Green Mountain Falls, 30.8 miles from Pueblo
Elevation: 5546 feet
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