Springfield is located in the southeast corner of the state. We are a farming and cattle ranching community with plenty of sunshine, and usually have mild winters. Our summers are normally hot and getting hotter each year. Springfield.
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The Robin's Nest, floral & gifts at 840 Main Street not only has flowers for that special occasion, they have plants, gifts, and lots of bling. This spring they will have some flowers and trees and vegatables to put in your garden. Owned and operated by Robin Krieger, the Robin's nest is in the location that was for years called The Aspen Leaf. Call Robin at 719-523-6378
Pat Thompson and Robert Moore have a new business called P&R Manufacturing where they are creating the ultimate Marker flag insertion tool for underground cable locators, Surveyors and other businesses that need to put flags in the ground. You can find their new website at www.flagthumper.com. Be sure to watch the video on their website showing how to use their new flag thumper.
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.
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