Golden Information

GOLDEN INFORMATION

Age Statistics
Median resident age: 32.8 years

Awards
CNNMoney.com Best Places to Live 2005

Business
Golden Chamber of Commerce www.goldencochamber.org
Jefferson County Economic Council www.jeffco.org

County
Jefferson

Downtown
As one of the oldest towns in Colorado, Golden has a well preserved downtown area. Downtown attractions include the Foothills Art Center and the Twelfth Street Historic District with 19th Century homes, including the Astor House Hotel and Museum in the oldest native stone structure in the state. The old Armory is the largest cobblestone building in the United States.

Drivers license bureaus and contact info
Colorado Division of Motor Vehicles
www.dmv.org

Elevation
5,674 feet

Hospitals/Healthcare
Exempla Lutheran Medical Center, Wheatridge, (4 miles) CO 
Centura Health - St. Anthony North Hospital, Westminster, CO (6 miles)
www.stanthonyhosp.org

Safety and Law Enforcement
Golden Police Department
911 Tenth Street
303-384-8045

Main Post Office
1100 Johnson Road
www.usps.com

Major Employers
Coors Brewing Company
National Renewable Energy Laboratory
CoorsTek
Graphic Packaging Corp
Innovative Services

Newspapers
Denver Post
Rocky Mountain News
The Golden Transcript

Library Facilities
Golden Public Library
1019 Tenth Street
Jefferson County Libraries
www.jefferson.co.lib.us 
Physical location from / orientation to from Denver 
Golden is 16.9 miles west of Denver

Places of Interest
National Renewable Energy Laboratory
Colorado School of Mines and Technology
National Earthquake Information Center
Railroad Museum
Coors Brewery
Bandimere Speedway
Buffalo Bill Gravesite and Museum
Golden Pioneer History Museum
Clear Creek History Museum

Population
17,708

Recreation
Fossil Trace Golf Course
Splash at Fossil Trace Aquatics
15 City Parks, 14 trails
Jefferson County Open Space Parks www.jeffco.us, click on Departments, and then choose Open Space

Recreation Center
The Golden Community Center is a 55,000 sq. ft. multifunction recreation facility.

Sales Tax
7.6 %

Shopping Centers
Colorado Mills www.coloradomills.com
Denver West Shopping Village

Size
9.0 Sq. Miles

Schools/ Education Stats
Golden is in the Jefferson County School System. It has 11 public elementary schools; 3 public middle schools; and 2 public high schools.

Transportation
Mean travel time to work is 23.3 minutes

Utility Companies and contact info
City of Golden Water - Golden Public Works
Xcel Energy www.xcelenergy.com

Information Sources
Golden Info - www.goldenrec.com
City of Golden www.ci.golden.co.us
Jefferson County Economic Council www.jeffco.org
Golden, Colorado www.gravmag.com/golden.html

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