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Our Community#

Fort Collins is a community of people who work hard and play hard, whose hobbies and interests are easily fulfilled with a bounty of local offerings. With roughly 170,000 people, 5,000 feet in elevation, 300 days of sunshine and 4,500 businesses, Fort Collins is a robust community with a rich culture.

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About Fort Collins

Nestled at the base of the Rocky Mountains, Fort Collins offers exciting recreational opportunities, unique cultural offerings, and is a regional center for employment and shopping.

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Fort Collins Facts

Learn about the Fort Collins Community— our history, climate, amenities, population and finances. 

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National and International Organizations continually recognize the City of Fort Collins as one of the top-rated City Governments in the nation.