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402 Valley Road

Canon City Colorado

(719)275-8601

AREA PROFILE

  • Situated along Colorado State Highway 50 on the Arkansas River, Fremont County is centrally located for easy and efficient travel anywhere in the state.
  • Fremont County is is only a short trip of 100 miles from Denver, 45 miles southwest of Colorado Springs and 35 miles west of Pueblo. 
  • The Arkansas River extends the entire sixty-mile length of Fremont County. 
  • Fremont County is called "the climate capital of Colorado" due to the pleasant year-round weather.  
  • A combination of unique high-desert geography and 5300-foot average elevation protects the area from harsh conditions.  
  • The average daily high temperature in January is 14 degrees warmer in Fremont County than other Colorado counties.

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