Littleton Information

LITTLETON INFORMATION

Age Statistics
Median resident age: 38.6 years

Awards
CNNMoney.com Best Places to Retire 2005 Finalist

Business
In 1987, the City of Littleton, Colorado pioneered an entrepreneurial alternative to the traditional economic development practice of recruiting industries. This demonstration program, developed in conjunction with the Center for the New West, was called "economic gardening." It's been very successful to date.

Business/Industry Affairs www.littletongov.org/bia/default.asp 303-795-3749 
South Metro Denver Chamber of Commerce www.bestchamber.com
South Metro Small Business Development Center www.smallbusinessdenver.com/
Metro Denver Economic Development Corporation www.metrodenver.org

Counties
Arapahoe Co. 303-794-4400
Jefferson Co. 303-279-6511
Douglas Co. 303-660-7400

 

Downtown
Downtown Littleton was placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1998.

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

Elevation
5,389 feet

Government
Council/Manager

History
Littleton was incorporated in 1890 as a primarily agricultural community.

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

Safety and Law Enforcement
Police Department
Administration
2255 W. Berry Ave.
Admin: 303-795-3875

Main Post Office
5753 S. Prince St.
Littleton
www.usps.com

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

Newspapers
Columbine Courier
Littleton Independent
Denver Post
Rocky Mountain News

Library Facilities
Bemis Public Library
6014 S. Datura Street
303-795-3961

Physical location from / orientation to from Denver 
Littleton is 9.3 miles SSW of Denver

Places of Interest
Littleton Historical Museum
Batting Cages at Cornerstone Park
Carson Nature Center at South Platte Park
Depot Art Center
Hudson Gardens
Arapahoe Community College
Chatfield State Park
Roxborough State Park
Hudson Gardens
Town Hall Center

Population
42,000

 

Recreation
35 miles of bikeways and trail
1,477 acres of parks and open space
South Platte Park -- at 668-acres, one of the largest suburban parks in the U.S.
Family Sports Center Golf Course
Littleton Golf and Tennis Club in the heart of Littleton
Lone Tree Golf Club, an 18-hole, Arnold Palmer designed
championship course. South Suburban Golf Course offering both an 18-hole regulation course and a 9-hole par 3 course

Recreation Centers
South Suburban Parks and Recreation www.ssprd.org
• Douglas H. Buck Community Recreation Center
• Family Sports Center, Centennial
• Goodson Recreation Center, Centennial
• Sheridan Recreation Center
• Lone Tree Recreation CenterLittleton YMCA 303-797-9622

Sales Tax
7.35%

Shopping Centers
Southwest Plaza www.southwestplaza.com
Park Meadows Shopping Center www.parkmeadows.com
Aspen Grove Lifestyle Center
South Denver Marketplace

 

Size
13.5 Sq. Miles

Schools/ Education Stats
Littleton is in the Littleton Public and Jefferson County School Systems. It has 40 public elementary schools; 14 public middle schools; and 9 public high schools.

Transportation
RTD's Southwest Light Rail has two stops in Littleton: downtown, and at Mineral Avenue and Santa Fe.

Utility Companies and contact info
Xcel Energy www.xcelenergy.com
Intermountain Rural Electric Association 303-688-3100
Littleton Sewer 303-795-3865
Denver Water 303-893-2444

Information Sources
Town of Littleton www.littletongov.org
South Metro Denver Chamber of Commerce 
South Suburban Parks & Rec District www.ssprd.org
Greater Englewood Chamber of Commerce www.greatenglewoodchamber.com

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