The Fort Carson census-designated place (CDP) includes the developed portion of Fort Carson located in El Paso County, Colorado, United States. The Colorado Springs, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area includes the CDP. Fort Carson CDP covers 17,919 acres (72.515 km2), including 19 acres (0.075 km2) of water.
The United States Army post at Fort Carson is located directly south of Colorado Springs in El Paso, Pueblo, Fremont, and Huerfano counties, Colorado. The developed portion of Fort Carson is located near the City of Colorado Springs in El Paso County.
Fort Carson is the home of the 4th Infantry Division, the 10th Special Forces Group, the 4th Security Force Assistance Brigade (SFAB), the 440th Civil Affairs Battalion (USAR), the 71st Ordnance Group (EOD), the 4th Engineer Battalion, the 759th Military Police Battalion, the 10th Combat Support Hospital, the 43rd Sustainment Brigade, the Army Field Support Battalion-Fort Carson, the 423rd Transportation Company (USAR) and the 13th Air Support Operations Squadron of the United States Air Force. Additionally, the post houses units of the Army Reserve, Navy Reserve, and the Colorado Army National Guard. The 5th Infantry Division, also known as the Red Devils, was headquartered at Fort Carson.
Fort Carson is sandwiched between two major highways with State Highway 115 forming a border to the west and Interstate 25 to the east. It is bordered by Stratmoor to the north, Security-Widefield to the northeast and east, Fountain to the southeast and Rock Cree Park to the southwest.
Fort Carson Coordinates: 38°42′34″N 104°46′19″W