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Arvada’s location makes for an easy commute to Denver or Boulder and a quick drive to the foothills of the mountains. The site of the first gold strike in Colorado, and established in 1870, Arvada was once known as the celery capital of the world. Downtown Arvada, also known as “Olde Town” is designated on the National Register of Historic Places.
Once a budding frontier town of farmers and ranchers just east of the state’s capital, Aurora is Colorado’s third largest city, and is actually Denver’s largest suburb. With panoramic views of the mountains from parts of the city and its close proximity to Denver International Airport, the location is hard to beat.
Broomfield is located northwest of Denver in Broomfield County. On November 15, 2001, Broomfield became a city and county.
Commerce City is northeast of downtown Denver in Adams County. It’s a safe, diverse and welcoming community with 25 miles of trails, a championship golf course, 840 acres of open space and parks, 1,300 thriving businesses, one of the country’s largest soccer complexes and the nation’s largest urban wildlife refuge.
Nicknamed the “Mile High City” because it’s official elevation is one mile above sea level, Denver has 300 days of sunshine, a thriving cultural scene, diverse neighborhoods, and natural beauty combine for the world’s most spectacular playground. A young, active city at the base of the Colorado Rocky Mountains, Denver’s stunning architecture, award-winning dining and unparalleled views are all here, year-round.
Englewood’s central location in the Denver Metropolitan area and handy access via highways and public transportation makes it easy for residents, businesspeople, and visitors to get around. Known for its eclectic array of businesses and its focus on the arts, the community also has excellent recreational resources, from bike paths to neighborhood parks to award-winning recreation facilities.
Founded in 1859, Golden is an idyllic former gold rush town nestled between North and South Table Mountains and the spectacular foothills of the Colorado Rocky Mountains. Golden has been home to multiple industries such as a paper mill, brick making, coal mining, Coors Brewery, and candy making.
Lakewood is located 10 minutes west of Denver in Jefferson County. Established in 1969, it’s close proximity to Denver and a short drive to the mountains make it a desirable location. The RTD light rail system “W Line” has 5 stops in Lakewood making a commute even easier.
Littleton is about 9 miles south of downtown Denver in Arapahoe, Douglas, and Jefferson Counties. Littleton’s history can be traced to Pikes Peak Gold rush of 1859 when Richard Little settled his family there.There are more than 59 parks and open spaces and two light rail stations offer easy access to Downtown Denver, or explore the Rockies within 30 minutes.
Thornton is 10 miles north of downtown Denver and adjacent to Interstate 25 and provides an ideal environment for business, recreation, and residences. Thornton offers easy access to the nearby Rocky Mountains, which offers skiing, hiking, rafting, and camping, as well as beautiful and breathtaking scenic wonders… most are well within a two hour drive.
Westminster is located in western Adams County and northeastern Jefferson County northwest of Denver. Gold discovered in the South Platte River Valley in 1858 brought national attention to the area that would was named, “Westminster” after Westminster Castle which began construction in 1891. Today Westminster has an extensive trail network and open space system as well as lakes and golf coursses.
Wheat Ridge is centrally located just West of Denver in Jefferson County. It’s location provides a short commute to major highways, the mountains, and all of the amenities of Denver and the Front Range. Wheat Ridge “roots” were first established during the Gold Rush of 1859, when the City served as a rest stop for miners headed to mountain gold camps. It was later named Wheat Ridge for the golden ridges of wheat noted by travelers passing along the Overland Trail.
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