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Fort Collins, Colorado

Fort Collins Colorado
Full nameCOMun/>
Official nameCity of Fort Collins
Settlement typeCity
CountryUnited States
CountyLarimer County Seat
IncorporatedFebruary 12, 1883
Named forUnited States Army colonel Collins
TypeHome Rule Municipality
MayorKaren Weitkunat
Mayor pro temKelly Ohlson
City ManagerDarin Atteberry
Total Area53.38 sq mi (138.3 km2)
Land Area46.5 sq mi (120.4 km2)
Water Area0.6 sq mi (1.6 km2)
Elevation5003 ft (1524.9 m)
Total Population143986 (2010)
Density (pop.)984/km2 (2549.3/sq mi)
Other information
Time zoneMST (UTC−7)
- Summer (DST)MDT (UTC−6)
ZIP Codes80521-80528, 80553
Area code970
FIPS code08-27425
GNIS feature ID0204673
HighwaysI-25, US 287, SH 1, SH 14

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Fort Collins is a Home Rule Municipality situated on the Cache La Poudre River along the Colorado Front Range, and is the county seat and most populous city of Larimer County, Colorado, United States. Fort Collins is located 57 mi (91.7 km) north of the Colorado State Capitol in Denver. With a 2010 census population of 143,986, it is the fourth most populous city in Colorado. Fort Collins is a large college town, home to Colorado State University. It was named Money magazine's Best Place to Live 2006, #2 in 2008, and #6 in 2010.

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