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Reference Resources: Colorado Information

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Colorado And Local Information

 

Information | Recreation | Local and Family History

Information

http://www.infoplease.com/ipa/A0108189.html

Quick facts on Colorado (from the online Information Please Almanac), including its motto, flower, flag, capital, famous residents, et cetera.

General Information on Colorado Springs from the Electronic Community Access Project
http://www.springsgov.com/

General information on visiting or living in Colorado Springs, including links to city government sites.

Colorado Springs from Freedom Interactive Newspapers
http://www.coloradosprings.com/

Another general information site, with links to local newspapers, the Chamber of Commerce, job ads, movie theaters, more.

http://gis.springsgov.com/

Includes “CityView,” allowing users to view orthophotography maps of Colorado Springs through a dynamic interface. Also, you will find online city maps on a variety of topics, including political boundaries, open space, geohazards, bike trails, police maps and much more.

http://www.gazette.com/

Colorado Springs’s daily newspaper. Local news, classified ads, and more. Historical issues (in progress) from Colorado’s Historic Newspapers Collection.

http://www.crimelynx.com/mediacolorado.html

Links to Colorado newspaper and television station sites.

Colorado Springs Organizations from the Pikes Peak Library District
http://www.ppld.org/CommunityConnections/clubs2/

Links to sites for hundreds of local organizations.

Colorado Springs Statistics from the Pikes Peak Library District
http://www.ppld.org/CommunityConnections/economicindicators2/

Local statistics on many subjects including population, traffic accidents, family income, marriage and divorce, much more.

http://www.state.co.us/

Government site for the state of Colorado. Elected officials, legislature, courts, more.

Recreation

http://www.coloradosprings-travel.com/

Restaurants, hotels, Pikes Peak, Garden of the Gods, more.

http://www.colorado.com/

Maps, events, attractions, accommodations, more.

http://parks.state.co.us/home/

Places to camp, fish, hike, rock climb, more.

http://www.coloradoguide.com/

Hiking trails, campgrounds, more.

http://www.coloradoavalanche.com/

Schedule, ticket information, et cetera, for the hockey team based in Denver.

http://rockies.mlb.com/

Schedule, ticket information, et cetera, for the baseball team based in Denver.

Local and Family History

http://www.ppld.org/specialcollections/

Local history and genealogy.

http://www.coloradohistory.org/

Local history and genealogy

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