Search Falcon Colorado homes and Real Estate. The community is 14 miles northeast of Colorado Springs off of HWY 24. It was a railroad hub in early 20th century and was advertised in the Colorado Springs ” Gazette”, September 20, 1888. By 1896 there were two hotels, a newspaper, six saloons, a pool hall, stockyards, two train depots and two general stores.
When the automobile industry brought a decline to passenger rail traffic, and the 1935 flood washed away the Colorado Southern tracks which weren’t rebuilt, everything became at a standstill. Then in 1984 a business complex was built including a convenience store and gas station on the corner on Meridian Ranch & US 24 and Falcon gained a traffic light.
Falcon Real Estate Boom began residential development at a rapid pace in in 1990 and doubled it’s population from then to 2000. Today, Falcon neighborhoods include Antler’s Ridge, The Meadows, Elkhorn Estates, Meridian Ranch, Woodmen Hills, Paint Brush Hills (now formerly the “Falcon Hills”), and Falcon Heights. The population is approximately 20,000 residents. Falcon is home to Falcon High School, Falcon Middle School, Woodmen Hills Elementary, and Meridian Ranch Elementary.
Falcon Colorado is a short 15-minute drive to military installations Schriever and Peterson Air Force Base. Shopping centers and theatres are close by too. Area attractions include the Garden of the Gods, Air Force Academy, Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, Olympic Training Center, Pikes Peak and the headquarters for Focus on the Family
Falcon Colorado is unincorporated by residence choice. Median house price is $253,000 dollars or $129.00 per square foot.