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Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA - 1916


Colorado Springs, a city, the capital of El Paso co., Colo., at the intersection of the Denver and Rio Grande, the Chicago, Rock Island and Pacific and other railroads, 75 miles S. of Denver and near the foot of Pike's Peak. It has an elevation of 6000 feet. It is a fashionable summer- and health-resort and is surrounded by beautiful scenery. The climate is serene, mild, and healthy, and in close vicinity are the Manitou Springs. The city contains the Colorado College, sanitariums, a Catholic hospital, and state institutions for deaf-mutes and the blind. Pop. in 1890, 11,140 ; in 1900, 21,085.

Lippincotts New Gazetteer: A Complete Pronouncing Gazetteer Or Geographical Dictionary of the World, Containing the Most Recent and Authentic Information Respecting the Countries, Cities, Towns, Resorts, Islands, Rivers, Mountains, Seas, Lakes, Etc., in Every Portion of the Globe, Part 1 Angelo Heilprin Louis Heilprin - January 1, 1916 J.B. Lippincott - Publisher

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