Housing In Springfield
Are you looking for housing in Springfield Colorado? You might find the cost of living is pretty reasonable here.
For Rentals or homes for sale check out these classifieds: http://www.bacaracka.com/classified.html
If you like the wide open spaces or a small town community where bank tellers and grocery clerks and a lot of other people call you by name, you might be considering a move to a Springfield Colorado or the area of Baca County. You may find quite a bargain if you are a good shopper. Are you looking for a ranch or a farm or just a place to call home? Do you want to excape the over-crowded city?
If you are looking for a realtor to purchase a house ranch or other property, consider calling one of our realtors.
The Business Directory will be constantly updated with new area businesses.
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The historic Town of Springfield is a Statutory Town that is the County seat and most populous town of Baca County, Colorado, United States
The population was 1,562 at the 2000 census. The town was named for Springfield, Missouri, the origin of early settlers to the town. Elevations range from 3800 to 5200 feet in Baca County.
According to the Plainsman Herald from March 1988, the Town was settled in 1888 or 1889 by Frank Pierce Tipton (DPOB 10 Dec 1852, Gallopolis, Ohio) who had travelled to Springfield from Moulton, Iowa via Springfield, MO in 1886 or 1887 in a covered wagon. Frank Tipton secured the title to 80 acres (320,000 m2) which was the original town site.
Springfield has one school district which is RE-4. The Superintendent, and elementary principal is Mike Page, and the High School principal is Richard Hargrove. The town has one library.
The picture on the right is a statue created by a local Artist Shalah Perkins for our Memorial Park on Main street. The Memorial Park is right next to the historical Stage Stop Hotel.