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Canon City
Canon City
Colorado
10 reviews
3.5 out of 5 stars based on 11 ratings
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Cañon City is a Home Rule Municipality that is the county seat and the most populous municipality of Fremont County, Colorado, United States. The city population was 16,400 at the 2010 United States Census. Cañon City straddles the easterly flowing Arkansas River and is a popular tourist destination for sightseeing, whitewater rafting, and rock climbing. The city is known for its many public parks, fossil discoveries, Skyline Drive, The Royal Gorge railroad, the Royal Gorge, extensive natural hiking paths, and the tropical-like weather year-round." In 1994, the United States Board on Geographic Names approved adding the tilde to the official name of Cañon City, a change from Canon City as the official name in its decisions of 1906 and 1975. It is one of the few U.S. cities to have an Ñ in its name, others being La Cañada Flintridge, California; Española, New Mexico; Peñasco, New Mexico; and Cañones, New Mexico.

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Not much for our children to do here
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Canon city is always been a retirement town a town for old folks there is nothing at all for the kids to do no skating rink no rec center and there will never be as long as the old folks have a say they would like to keep canon a retirement town and you have to respect that
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Not a lot of things for the younger generation to do in this town
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There is no public transportation
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I am a native born and raised of 51 yrs now and I find most people to be sweet and friendly and helpful I have never left and would recommend this spot to anyone to live and be content

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How did Colorado earn the grade of B? We examined the state taxes based on how age friendly they are. Colorado has a state sales tax of 2.90%. Of particular interest is that Colorado does have taxes on social security. There are no estate taxes. There are no taxes imposed on inheritance. Colorado has an effective property tax rate of 0.57%. Weighing these taxes and other taxes most likely to impact the aging population is how Colorado earned its state tax grade of B.

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