Fountain, Colorado

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Fountain, Colorado, is a small city of 30,000 people, just 20 miles south of Colorado Springs, CO. It has easy access to Fort Carson Military Base and Peterson Air Force Base, making it popular among local military personnel. Homebuyers appreciate that the cost of living in Fountain is lower than in Colorado Springs. Approximately 15% of all the homes sold in El Paso County are from this one small area.

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Newest Homes for Sale in Fountain, Colorado

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6815 fountain vista circle fountain co 80817

6815 Fountain Vista Cir

Fountain, 80817

$410,000

4Bed | 4 Bath | 2,621 Sq Ft | 0.17 Acres

7702 sistine lane fountain co 80817

7702 Sistine Ln

Fountain, 80817

$375,000

2Bed | 2 Bath | 1,160 Sq Ft | 0.14 Acres

1288 ancestra drive fountain co 80817

1288 Ancestra Dr

Fountain, 80817

$430,000

4Bed | 3 Bath | 1,725 Sq Ft | 0.13 Acres

9581 clatsop drive colorado springs co 80925

9581 Clatsop Dr

Colorado Springs, 80925

$479,900

4Bed | 3 Bath | 2,571 Sq Ft | 0.18 Acres

1395 legend oak drive fountain co 80817

1395 Legend Oak Dr

Fountain, 80817

$445,000

3Bed | 3 Bath | 2,490 Sq Ft | 0.12 Acres

6824 maram way fountain co 80817

6824 Maram Way

Fountain, 80817

$470,000

3Bed | 3 Bath | 2,889 Sq Ft | 0.24 Acres

11035 falling star drive fountain co 80817

11035 Falling Star Dr

Fountain, 80817

$479,900

5Bed | 3 Bath | 2,774 Sq Ft | 0.15 Acres

10924 pigeon drive colorado springs co 80925

10924 Pigeon Dr

Colorado Springs, 80925

$475,000

5Bed | 4 Bath | 2,691 Sq Ft | 0.13 Acres

10671 cattle baron way colorado springs co 80925

10671 Cattle Baron Way

Colorado Springs, 80925

$445,000

3Bed | 3 Bath | 2,253 Sq Ft | 0.13 Acres


Living in Fountain, Colorado

The city of Fountain, CO, is located in El Paso county. It is charming and friendly with a pleasant small-town allure. It was established in 1859 as a railroad shipping center that provided goods for local farms. To this day, the area still has a small-town feel that attracts new people to the community every year. 

Fountain Colorado Real EstateColorado Springs suburbs Security and Widefield, together with the town of Fountain, make up the Fountain Valley community. Homes tend to be older and smaller in this area, which helps keep the prices more affordable than in northern Colorado Springs.

With close proximity to the Fort Carson U.S. Military base and Peterson Air Force Base, Fountain is famous among military families and homeowners. Many military employees worldwide request transfers to Fort Carson due to the beautiful scenery of the Rocky Mountains. For this reason, Fountain has adopted the title of "Best Hometown in the Army.”

The city council does a good job of maintaining the local parks and trails in the area. John Metcalf Park is an excellent example of this. It has baseball fields, basketball courts, a skate park, a dog park, horseback riding, and much more. Another popular park is Fountain Creek Regional Park. This 460-acre park has creeks, ponds, trails, a nature center, and much more. It’s a valuable resource to this small community.

Fountain tends to be warmer than its neighboring communities up North in El Paso County. Its elevation is 5,545 feet, roughly 1,500 feet lower than Black Forest and Monument, just 30 minutes away. For this reason, Fountain has a longer growing season for crops and vegetation. The average snowfall in Fountain is around 32”. Black Forest is only 30 minutes North and gets over 100” per year. The elevation makes all the difference when you’re living in Colorado during the Winter.

The Pikes Peak International Raceway is located in Fountain, CO. This is a popular racetrack for locals to come and challenge themselves and show off their supercars. The Fountain Community Theater is a great place for community gatherings and indoor events. Residents of the community will perform plays and musicals here throughout the year.

Fountain, CO is considered part of the Fountain MLS area within zip codes 80817, 80925, and 80911. It’s zoned to Fountain School District 8.

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Neighborhood Pages: Colorado Springs | Country Club Heights | Countryside | Cross Creek | Cumberland Green | Fort Carson | Fountain | The Glen at Widefield | Heritage | Little Ranches of the Fountain | Lorson Ranch | Mesa Ridge | Painted Sky at Waterview | Security | Sunrise Ridge | Tuscany Ridge | Ventana | Widefield | Wild Oak Farm.


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