A city of northern Colorado north-northeast of Boulder on the Cache la Poudre River. Founded as a fort in the 1860s, it is the seat of Colorado State University (opened 1879).
City in N Colo., north of Denver.
Fort-collins Sentence Examples
He's been up in Fort Collins doing an estate auction.
The institutions of the state are: the University of Colorado, at Boulder, opened 1877; the School of Mines, at Golden (1873); the Agricultural College, at Fort Collins (1870); the Normal School (1891) at Greeley; and the above-mentioned industrial schools.
These spots benefited from mild winter climates (except for Fort Collins and for Kalispell), good job prospects, low living costs (except for Laguna Beach and Scottsdale) and splendid outdoor recreation endowments.