The town was founded as "Fountain Colony" in 1871, and was made an officially incorporated town, with its name changed to the current one, by 1872.
Today, Colorado Springs is known for its surrounding mountains, outdoor activities, skiing, downtown area, environmentalism, natural beauty, and signature hot springs.
People Born in Colorado Springs
Colorado Springs in People's Lives
Jared Leto: I traveled here in 1996 to film scenes of the movie Switchback.