Centennial Information

CENTENNIAL INFORMATION

Age Statistics
Median resident age: 37.2 years

Business
South Metro Denver Chamber of Commerce www.bestchamber.com
City of Centennial www.centennialcolorado.com
South Metro Small Business Development Center www.smallbusinessdenver.com
Metro Denver Economic Development Corporation www.metrodenver.org

County
Arapahoe

Downtown
Residents voted to incorporate the City of Centennial on September 12, 2000 and elected its first officials on February 6, 2001. Centennial officially became a city on February 7, 2001. The quest for a new city took almost two and half years. The campaign included victories in the state legislature and state Supreme Court. Formation of the new city was approved by a 77 percent margin in the incorporation election. It was the largest city incorporation in U.S. history.

Elevation
5,883 feet

Government
Mayor & Council

History
The city of Centennial was actually created from unincorporated areas of Arapahoe County as recently as 2001. The city was officially formed on February 7, 2001, exactly one day after the first city council was elected.

Household Stats
Per capita personal income in Arapahoe County (2002): $43,109

Hospitals/Healthcare
Swedish Medical Center, Englewood
Centura Health: Littleton Adventist Hospital
Children's Hospital: Littleton

Safety and Law Enforcement
Arapahoe County Sheriff's Office:
13101 E. Broncos Parkway
Centennial, CO 80112
(720) 874-3600

Drivers license bureaus and contact info
Colorado Division of Motor Vehicles
311 E. County Line Road
Littleton, CO 80126
303-795-5954
www.revenue.state.co.us

Main Post Office
2221 E. Arapahoe Rd.
Centennial, CO

Major Employers
EchoStar Communications
Avaya
IBM Corporation
Lockheed Martin Corporation
First Data Corp.
Liberty Global
Archstone-Smith Trust
Discovery Holding Company
Dex Media East LLC
United Dominion Realty Trust
Centennial Airport

Newspapers
Centennial Citizen
Denver Post
Rocky Mountain News

Library Facilities
Arapahoe Library District
Castlewood Xpress Library
6739 South Uinta Street
303-771-3197

Koelbel Public Library
5955 South Holly Street
303-220-7704

Smoky Hill Public Library
5430 S. Biscay Circle 
303-693-7449

Southglenn Public Library
7500 South University Blvd #101
303-221-3998

Physical location from / orientation to from Denver 
Centennial is adjacent to the cities and towns of Aurora, Englewood, Foxfield, Greenwood Village, Highlands Ranch (unincorporated Douglas County), Littleton, Lonetree, and Parker.

Places of Interest
Centennial Airport (outside city limits)

Population
103,000

Recreation
Arapahoe Parks and Recreation www.http://www.aprd.org
Arapahoe County Parks and Recreation

Recreation Centers
South Suburban Parks and Recreation www.ssprd.org

Sales Tax
6.85 %

Shopping Centers
Southglenn Mall
Southwest Plaza www.southwestplaza.com
Park Meadows Shopping Center 
Foxridge Plaza

Size
27.9 Sq. Miles

Schools/ Education Stats
Centennial is in the Littleton Public Schools and the Cherry Creek School Districts. It has 8 public elementary schools and 1 public high school.

Utility Companies and contact info
Xcel Energy, 303-623-1234
The City of Centennial is not a water service provider. Eight individual water districts serve Centennial residents. * Five of the water districts, shown with an asterisk, purchase their water from Denver Water.

• Arapahoe Estates Water District
303-690-1734
• Arapahoe County Water & Wastewater Authority
13031 E. Caley Ave.
Centennial, CO 80111
303-790-4830
• Castlewood Water & Sanitation District
7901 E. Belleview Ave., Suite 230
Englewood, CO 80111
303-770-7272
• East Cherry Creek Valley Water & Sanitation District
6201 S. Gun Club Rd.
Aurora, CO 80016
303-693-3800
• East Valley Metropolitan District
7475 E. Peakview Ave, Bldg. 10
Centennial, CO 80111
303-850-9288
• * Havana Water District
6399 S. Fiddler's Green Circle, Ste. 102
Greenwood Village, CO 80111
303-779-4525
• * South-East Englewood Water District
c/o Timothy Flynn, Esq.
Collins Cockrel & Cole PC
390 Union Blvd. Suite 400
Denver, Colorado 80228-1556
303-986-1551
• * Southgate Water & Sanitation District
3722 E. Orchard Rd.
Centennial, CO 80121
303-779-0261
• * Willows Water District
6930 S. Holly Cir.
Centennial, CO 80112
303-770-8625

Sanitation:
• South Arapahoe Sanitation District
143 Union Blvd. #600
Lakewood, CO 80228
Phone: 303-985-8738
• South Englewood Sanitation District No.1 
c/o Donald E. Marturano, Atty. at Law
P.O. Box 2858
Littleton, CO 80161
303-797-6200

Denver Water Board, 303-628-6000

Information Sources
South Metro Denver Chamber of Commerce www.bestchamber.com
City of Centennial www.centennialcolorado.com

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