U.S. CitiesCity-Data Forum Index
Go Back   City-Data Forum > U.S. Forums > Colorado > Colorado Springs
 [Register]
Please register to participate in our discussions with 2 million other members - it's free and quick! Some forums can only be seen by registered members. After you create your account, you'll be able to customize options and access all our 15,000 new posts/day with fewer ads.
View detailed profile (Advanced) or search
site with Google Custom Search

Search Forums  (Advanced)
 
Old 08-30-2010, 09:30 AM
 
7 posts, read 10,752 times
Reputation: 13

Advertisements

We are moving to Fountain, CO in a month, and would appreciate any information you might feel is important to know. We are going to rent when we get there and find jobs. Crazy I know, but we lost a child this year which tends to make you a little crazy. Seriously though, we are moving from Indiana, and looking to make a fresh start so we can see the West!
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message

 
Old 08-30-2010, 10:59 AM
 
Location: Virginia
1,938 posts, read 6,190,072 times
Reputation: 865
What neighborhood in Fountain? Cross Creek, Heritage, Countryside, Cumberland Greens, one of the older neighborhoods?
Fountain has a lot of active families/individuals who are constantly out walking, running, and biking. You will be shopping at the Walmart off of 85/87 in addition to Safeway at Mesa Ridge Parkway. Lowes is also next to Safeway. There aren't a lot of resturants in Ftn though, mostly all fast food. You will enjoy Fountain Creek Regional Park and learn the trails down on Ftn Creek trail just past the Ftn Creek Regional Park. The very small downtown by the courthouse has a small farmers market and often has small town get togethers where venders set up along with live music. Metcalf Park is another favorite and also has a horse arena. Fountain tends to get less snow than COS and can be about 5 degrees warmer than COS. It will only take about 20 mins or so to run up into COS via I-25, Powers, or through Security to Academy Blvd. Appletree Golf Course is right down the street too. Fountain does have parades on Hwy 85/87 and has its on little newspaper. Fountain also has its own government so you can rely on Fountain PD, Fountain Fire, and its own utility company. Its a small town atmosphere with mostly middle class families.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
 
Old 08-18-2012, 08:06 PM
 
Location: Colorado Springs, CO
2 posts, read 3,961 times
Reputation: 10
Default Pretty Areas in Fountain Valley

I think it's a great idea, to move here, get somewhat settled then start looking for a home. There are lots of pretty areas in Widefield, Security, Fountain. I agree with pretty much all afore mentioned. There are farmers markets, home prices tend to be less 'down there' than in other parts of town.

If you have any questions ask away!
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Please register to post and access all features of our very popular forum. It is free and quick. Over $68,000 in prizes has already been given out to active posters on our forum. Additional giveaways are planned.

Detailed information about all U.S. cities, counties, and zip codes on our site: City-data.com.


Reply
Please update this thread with any new information or opinions. This open thread is still read by thousands of people, so we encourage all additional points of view.

Quick Reply
Message:


Options
X
Data:
Loading data...
Based on 2000-2016 data
Loading data...

123
Hide US histogram

Over $104,000 in prizes was already given out to active posters on our forum and additional giveaways are planned!

Go Back   City-Data Forum > U.S. Forums > Colorado > Colorado Springs
Similar Threads
View detailed profiles of:
Follow City-Data.com founder on our Forum or

All times are GMT -6.

2005-2018, Advameg, Inc.

City-Data.com - Archive 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33, 34, 35 - Top