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Colorado Springs historic map - Colorado Springs, Colorado City and Manitou, CO, 1882.
Colorado Springs, Colorado City and Manitou, CO, 1882.

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Colorado Springs is in El Paso County. The county seat is Colorado Springs.

Major ancestry groups reported by Colorado Springs residents include:

· German - 19%
· Irish - 11%
· English - 11%
· Black or African American - 7%
· Mexican - 6%
· Other Hispanic or Latino - 4%
· Italian - 4%
· French (except Basque) - 3%
· Scottish - 3%
· Norwegian - 2%
· Polish - 2%
· Swedish - 2%
· Scotch-Irish - 2%
· Dutch - 2%
· American Indian tribes, specified - 1%
· European - 1%
· Korean - 1%
· Spanish - 1%
· Welsh - 1%
· Danish - 1%
· French Canadian - 1%
· Puerto Rican - 1%
· Filipino - 1%
· Czech - 1%
· British - 1%
· Russian - 1%
· Asian Indian - 1%
· Japanese - 1%

Former names for Colorado Springs include:
· Fountain Colony
· El Paso

For more detail about place names in the Colorado Springs area, consult 1001 Colorado Place Names, Maxine Benson; Colorado Place Names, William Bright
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Libraries in Colorado Springs include PPLD-Briargate Branch, PPLD-Cheyenne Mountain Branch, PPLD-East Library, PPLD-Old Colorado City Branch, PPLD-Penrose Library, PPLD-Rockrimmon Branch, PPLD-Ruth Holley Branch, PPLD-Sand Creek Branch

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