Colorado Springs Neighborhoods
One of the most important parts of choosing a new home to buy is to make sure you know about the neighborhood. Whether you are local or out of state, we try to give you an overload of information about the various Colorado Springs neighborhoods within the Pikes Peak region to make your search a little easier. You can use the map below to navigate which area you would like to learn about or use our visual guide to find the perfect neighborhood.
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Black Forest Neighborhood
The Black Forest area of Colorado Springs is a large area located in the northeast part of El Paso County. The area covers approximately 125 square miles and is at an average elevation of 7300 feet in elevation. The northern border is Douglas County while the southern border extends down to Woodmen Road. The homes in this area are on heavily treed acreage with an average lot size of over 7 acres.
The Briargate area of Colorado Springs is a popular area located in the northern part of El Paso County at the end of the Powers corridor where I25 and Highway 83 meet. The area covers approximately 14 square miles and is at an average elevation of 6749 feet in elevation. This area has a lot of housing that appeals to a wide range of people and shopping and restaurants are plenty. Recently, condos, apartments and townhouse developments are on the rise in this area.
Downtown Colorado Springs (CEN) Neighborhood
Downtown Colorado Springs is located at the city center along the I25 corridor. This area is full of people looking for a more urban environment. Downtown Colorado Springs restaurants and hotels are plentiful, and there is a healthy downtown nightlife on Tejon Street. Homes in this area range from downtown lofts to historic bungalows to turn of the century estates.
East Colorado Springs Neighborhood
The East area of Colorado Springs is west of the Powers Corridor and east of downtown Colorado Springs. This area has traditional older neighborhoods with homes built in the 40s and 50s with another boom in the 70s. Homes in this area are affordable and convenient to a lot of amenities. This is a popular area for families wanting to have a short commute to work and to most parts of Colorado Springs.
Falcon, Colorado Neighborhood
Falcon Colorado is a small town on the eastern edge of El Paso County south of Peyton Colorado. The area is large and flat and covers approximately 127 square miles and is at an average elevation of 6500 feet in elevation. The northern border is Peyton Colorado and the western border is Marksheffel. The homes in this area tend to be on large lots with an average lot size of over 6 acres.
Falcon North Neighborhood
The Falcon North area of Colorado Springs is a fairly new area with a lot of newer home construction. This area is south of Black Forest and northwest of Falcon. This area covers approximately 42 square miles and is in the zip code 80831. Popular neighborhoods in the Falcon North area include Meridian Ranch and Paint Brush Hills
Fountain, Colorado Neighborhood
Fountain Colorado is located in the south-eastern part of El Paso County and was named after Fountain Creek. Fountain is conveniently located close to the Colorado Springs Airport and Ft. Carson and Peterson military bases. Covering approximately 50 square miles, this area has an average elevation of 5800 feet which makes for temperate weather most of the year.
Fountain, CO 80817