Fountain, Colorado






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A Taste of Fountain, Colorado

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DID YOU KNOW THESE FACTS ABOUT FOUNTAIN?

  1. Fountain is located just ten miles south of Colorado Springs and just east of Fort Carson. Fountain and the Colorado Springs suburbs Security and Widefield make up the "Fountain Valley" community. According to 2006 Census Bureau estimates, the population of the city is 19,081.

  2. In 1999, Fountain was chosen as "America's Millennium City" by the New York Times based on the city's proximity to national census statistics and qualitative research on what American life was actually like at the end of the 20th century. Fountain was named an "All-America City" in 2002 by the National Civic League.

  3. The median income for a household in the city was $42,121, and the median income for a family was $44,735.

  4. A tremendous train wreck, "The Blast", as it is now known, occurred in Fountain during the spring of 1888. Just after three in the morning on May 14, 1888, a freight train carrying eighteen tons of explosives and a passenger train collided in the city. The accident killed three people: Charles F. Smith, a Fountain lumber dealer originally from Keokuk, Iowa, Henry Hutchins, a Fountain merchant and Mrs. Sarah Widrig a local hat maker from Fountain. (There are conflicting reports of who else died as a result of injuries from the crash.)

Radio Stations:
KTLF 90.5 FM Colorado Springs, CO Gospel Music
KIBT 96.1 FM Fountain, CO Hip Hop
KKMG 98.9 FM Pueblo, CO Top-40
KBIQ 102.7 FM Christian Contemporary
KIQN 106.9 FM Pueblo, CO Top-40
KCSJ 590 AM Pueblo, CO News/Talk
KCSF 1300 AM Colorado Springs, CO Sports
KDZA 1350 AM Pueblo, CO Sports
KREL 1580 AM Colorado Springs, CO Business News

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Demographics of Fountain, Colorado

By Race

White

Black

Native American

Asian

Hispanic

Total Population

75.07%

8.74%

1.41%

2.01%

15.06%

Because Hispanics could be counted in other races, the totals above could possibly be more than 100%. If you would like a detailed listing of all ethnic groups in the U.S., please Click Here.

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Businesses in Fountain, Colorado


A small percentage of the businesses listed on BlackCityInfo.com may not necessarily be black owned and operated but have received favorable reviews from users who have visited the establishment, or from the owners themselves who warmly seek out African American patronage.


BEAUTY CARE - HAIR SALONS - MULTICULTURAL

  1. Zaire's -  Category: Hair Salons -  468 North Santa Fe Avenue Fountain, CO 80817 (719) 382-9670

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DINING - CATERING - BBQ - SOUL FOOD

  1. Colorado Smokehouse -  Category: BBQ -  6679 Camden Blvd Fountain, CO 80817 (719) 651-1453   - (visit website)

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CHURCHES



  1. Greater New Life Church Of God In Christ -  696 S Santa Fe Avenue, Fountain, CO 80817-2043 (719) 382-7912

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