Westminster, Colorado Real Estate & Community Information
In 1950 only 1,686 residents lived in the quiet rural town of Westminster. Large apple and cherry orchards covered the land and people from the Denver metropolitan area visited each spring to enjoy the apple blossoms. More than six decades later, Westminster has been transformed into a thriving bedroom community close to major business centers, educational facilities and other amenities residing in Denver and Adams County.
More than 112,000 Westminster residents enjoy 50 developed parks with playground facilities and courts, state-of-the-art recreational centers, 2,000 acres of open space and more than 40 miles of multi-purpose outdoor trails. There are more than 229 schools in three school districts. The Adams County School District 50, Adams 12 Five Star Schools. and Jefferson County School District serve Westminster students. The University of Colorado at Boulder and the University of Colorado at Denver are each 20 miles away.
Three neighborhood parks, Mayhem Park, DeSpain Park and Madison Park, were named for historic founding families. In fact, Westminster is grounded in its historical identity. Home builders in Westminster have risen to the challenge of providing quality affordable real estate to a burgeoning population. From the Village Core to the surrounding suburbs, Westminster offers distinctive single-family homes, lofts and townhouses in a family-oriented environment.
Westminster, CO City Guide