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Fort Collins, Colorado
Home Rule Municipality
Downtown "Old Town" Fort Collins
Downtown "Old Town" Fort Collins
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Location of Fort Collins in Larimer County, Colorado.
Location of Fort Collins in Larimer County, Colorado.
Coordinates: 40°33′33″N 105°4′41″W / 40.55917°N 105.07806°W / 40.55917; -105.07806Coordinates: 40°33′33″N 105°4′41″W / 40.55917°N 105.07806°W / 40.55917; -105.07806
Country United States
State Colorado
County Larimer
Commissioned 1864
Incorporated February 12, 1883[1]
Named for United States Army colonel William O. Collins
Government
 • Type Home Rule Municipality[2]
 • Mayor Wade Troxell
 • Mayor pro tem Gerry Horak
 • City Manager Darin Atteberry
Area
[3]
 • Total 57.05 sq mi (147.77 km2)
 • Land 55.82 sq mi (144.58 km2)
 • Water 1.23 sq mi (3.20 km2)  1.27%
Elevation
5,003 ft (1,525 m)
Population
 (2010)[4]
 • Total 143,986 (US:155th)
 • Estimate 
(2018)[5]
167,830
 • Density 2,941.67/sq mi (1,135.78/km2)
Time zone UTC−7 (MST)
 • Summer (DST) UTC−6 (MDT)
ZIP Codes[6]
80521–80528
Area code 970
FIPS code 08-27425
GNIS feature ID 0204673
Highways I-25, US 287, SH 1, SH 14
Website fcgov.com
Fourth most populous Colorado city