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Canon City, Colorado, is the county seat of Fremont County. Located 45 miles southwest of Colorado Springs and 100 miles from Denver, this historic city sits at the mouth of the Royal Gorge in the Rocky Mountain foothills. In 1861, residents named the town, and then it was incorporated in 1872. Mining was important to the area, but when gold ceased to be found, and many of the men joined the Civil War, the population declined. In time growth began again and now the population is about 16,400. With an elevation of 53000 feet, the weather conditions here are seldom harsh. 

Known as the third oldest city in Colorado, Canon City honors not only the beauty of their natural resources but also their history. Downtown Canon City is on the National Historical Register due to its early 1900s architecture.  Added to the splendor of the architecture, you will find a variety of local merchants, making this quiet downtown a popular shopping destination. If you are looking for more adventurous things to do, you will find activities on The Arkansas River, which flows through Canon City. Or, you can take a ride on the Royal Gorge Route Railroad, or do some skydiving. There are museums and art centers for those who prefer less active pastimes. And, for sports enthusiasts of all ages, there are soccer fields, football fields, and softball fields available. 

You will find diverse real estate options in Canon City. There are small older brick homes, updated two-story older homes, newer ranches, and luxurious homes. You will find tidy neighborhoods and homes at the edge of town with magnificent views of the valleys and hills. There is also land available for sale if you are considering building. This splendid community sits on 12. 52 square miles, and despite being mostly an agricultural area in the past, it has added a strong focus on tourism, especially in the summer. With adequate schooling and a safe community, this Canon City has been able to maintain a small-town atmosphere.  With the rich history and beautiful surroundings, this is a must consider for home buyers searching in the Canon City area. If you would like more information regarding homes for sale in Canon City, Colorado, please contact us today and allow us to assist you.

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