Known as the “Climate Capital of Colorado," Cañon City is located in eastern Fremont County, and is a popular tourist destination for sightseeing, whitewater rafting and rock climbing due to its semi-arid climate and proximity to the Arkansas River. This city, originally laid out during the time of the Pike’s Peak Gold Rush, has grown and annexed several surrounding communities and even developed several new subdivisions that still exist today.
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With a population of just under 16,000 according to the 2000 Census, Cañon City offers a big city feel without the big city. First established in 1858, the town was intended as a commercial center for miners in South Park and along the Arkansas River. Today, Cañon City continues to prosper and expand as residents continue to buy land for sale and build new property in the area.
Being a Home Rule Municipality, the city of Cañon City is self-governing with a full range of services available including its own Police Department, City Council, and other major departments for the local parks, public safety and community development.
Governed by the Cañon City School District Fremont RE-1, students attend one of the 4 elementary schools, 2 middle schools and 1 high school. Other charter and private schools are available if that’s a better fit for your family.
Because Cañon City is such a major tourist destination, many of the businesses in the area serve this purpose. You will also find several businesses within the city that serve the residents, with a large number of business openings for any entrepreneur.
Just like any destination in Colorado, there’s so much to do outdoors in Cañon City. Experience whitewater rafting, a train ride through the Royal Gorge, a Jeep tour, or one of the many driving and hiking trails dispersed throughout the city, there’s something for everyone in Cañon City, CO.
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