Fowler - Community Powered
COLORADO SUSTAINABLE MAIN STREETS INITIATIVE:
Construction is to begin again on Monday September 30, 2013. The construction is expected to last 90 days. The area around Main and Hwy 50/Cranston will be torn up during this time. Be aware of traffic and construction workers along with slower speeds and possible delays. Don’t forget to shop our local businesses during the construction and all times throughout the year.
NOTE ~ SIREN CODE FOR FOWLER:
Fowler Siren tests at noon on Mondays lasting about 10 seconds.
Fire = Steady Blast
Tornado = Ten (10) Seconds On and Four (4) Seconds Off
STAGE 4 Watering Restrictions [Check Restrictions]
Check out the Police Department NEW Voluntary Bicycle [Identification Tag Program]. Come to Town Hall or call to get information.
The Town of Fowler, Colorado, nestled in the Lower Arkansas River
Valley, is an inviting and attractive mix of authentic western, late
1800’s and early 1900’s architecture with contemporary amenities. It is
a town of the past, present and future, and is Community Powered!
Community Powered is an attitude
exemplified by the town and their leadership for choosing actions that
contribute to a healthy, vital, enjoyable, and sustainable community,
whether it is in education, the youth, the library or museum,
celebrations, recreation, and community strategic planning. The Town of
Fowler believes in planning for the future while investing in the
present with renewable energy and communication. The community is committed to exploring these new technologies.
The Town of Fowler is one of the communities along the Arkansas River
Valley that is looking at alternative energy technology for the future.
Alternative Energy is just one economic development method that Fowler
is working with. Currently the town is also working in other economic
development arenas that are viewed as important - for the future of
Fowler, the State of Colorado, and the United States.
Fowler - A Community With A Vision
A vibrant and progressive community that serves as a center for the farming and ranching economy. The gateway to southeastern Colorado’s heritage that values its small town atmosphere and has a commitment to education. Aggressively pursuing growth, the community has many amenities and prides itself in maintaining its historic heart, main street, one that is walkable, and is a local and regional destination.
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NOTE: The Municipal Code is only updated once a year so that information is outdated on the watering restrictions. See Watering Restrictions for current restrictions.
Fowler - A Great Place to Grow!
Orson Squire Fowler bought the land that would one day become the
community bearing his name, he anticipated a great future for Colorado,
and the town. Fowler envisioned community farms producing organic
foods, and livestock. Today Community Powered, the town is growing a
future with energy independence from oil, utilizing wind energy,
biomass, and cutting edge high tech agricultural methods.
Residents and visitors can enjoy
the close proximity of the metropolitan centers of Pueblo and Colorado
Springs, but at the same time, escape the congestion for a peaceful
With an excellent education
system, lush golf course adjacent to a nature trail along the Arkansas
River, library, museum, numerous restaurants, and specialty shops, the
town is part of the Preserve America Community of Otero County.
Fowler is also the gateway to the
rich cultural and natural sites of the Canyon & Plains Heritage
Trails of Southeast Colorado. The Santa Fe Trail Mountain Branch
National Scenic and Historic Byway; Bent’s Old Fort National Historic;
Sand Creek Massacre National Historic Site; Boggsville National
Historic Site; Camp Amache National Historic Site, a World War II
Japanese Internment Camp; remnants of life during the Dust Bowl; and
the Comanche National Grasslands a birder’s delight, as well as the
home to the longest mapped Dinosaur Tracks in North America are all
within easy driving distance.