Cañon City, Colorado

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Cañon City, Colorado
City of Cañon City[1]
Downtown Cañon City, 2010
Downtown Cañon City, 2010
Nicknames: 
Climate Capital of Colorado
Motto(s): 
Gateway to the Authentic West
City of Cañon City in Fremont County, Colorado.
City of Cañon City in Fremont County, Colorado.
Cañon City is located in the United States
Cañon City
Cañon City
City of Cañon City in the United States.
Coordinates: 38°26′31″N 105°13′15″W / 38.441889°N 105.220891°W / 38.441889; -105.220891Coordinates: 38°26′31″N 105°13′15″W / 38.441889°N 105.220891°W / 38.441889; -105.220891[3]
Country United States
State Colorado
CountyFremont County seat[2]
Settled1860
IncorporatedApril 3, 1872[4]
Government
 • TypeHome rule municipality[1]
 • MayorAshley Smith
Area
 • Total12.404 sq mi (32.127 km2)
 • Land12.392 sq mi (32.095 km2)
 • Water0.012 sq mi (0.032 km2)
Elevation
5,332 ft (1,625 m)
Population
 (2020)
 • Total17,141
 • Density1,383/sq mi (534/km2)
 • Metro
48,939
 • CSA
217,101
 • Front Range
5,055,344
Time zoneUTC−07:00 (MST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−06:00 (MDT)
ZIP codes[6]
81212, 81215 (PO Box)
Area code(s)719
FIPS code08-11810
Major RoutesUS 50.svg Colorado 115.svg
Websitewww.canoncity.org

The City of Cañon City is the biggest city in and county seat of Fremont County, Colorado, United States.[7] 17,141 people lived there at the 2020 United States Census.

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Active Colorado Municipalities". Colorado Department of Local Affairs. Retrieved October 15, 2021.
  2. "Colorado Counties". State of Colorado, Colorado Department of Local Affairs, Division of Local Government. Retrieved January 25, 2021.
  3. "2014 U.S. Gazetteer Files: Places". United States Census Bureau. July 1, 2014. Retrieved January 5, 2015.
  4. "Colorado Municipal Incorporations". State of Colorado, Department of Personnel & Administration, Colorado State Archives. 2004-12-01. Retrieved 2007-09-02.
  5. "Decennial Census P.L. 94-171 Redistricting Data". United States Census Bureau, United States Department of Commerce. August 12, 2021. Retrieved September 7, 2021.
  6. "ZIP Code Lookup". United States Postal Service. Archived from the original on September 3, 2007. Retrieved September 7, 2007.
  7. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Archived from the original on 2011-05-31. Retrieved 2011-06-07.