Erie Information

ERIE INFORMATION

Age Statistics
Median resident age: 32.5 years

Business
Town of Erie www.ci.erie.co.us
Erie Chamber of Commerce www.eriechamber.org
Erie Economic Development Council www.erieedc.org
Downtown Erie Business Association www.downtownerie.com

County
Boulder, Weld

Downtown
Erie has a Historic Downtown Business District offering eclectic businesses and good food. Take a stroll down Briggs Street to discover for yourself why Downtown Erie is swiftly becoming a restaurant destination for folks who love great cuisine. Downtown also hosts some colorful annual events such as the Erie Town Fair, the High School Homecoming Parade, the Eerie Erie 10k Halloween race, Biscuit Day and Oktoberfest. Like much of Erie, downtown retains a comfortable small-town atmosphere that says "welcome".

Elevation
5,034 feet

Government
Trustees-Administrator; Mayor

Hospitals/Healthcare
Avista Adventist Hospital 303-673-1111 www.avistahospital.org
Boulder Community Hospital 303-440-2273 EMail: publicinformation@bch.org

Safety and Law Enforcement
Erie Police Department
645 Holbrook St
303-926-2800

Drivers license bureaus and contact info
Colorado Division of Motor Vehicles
Driver's License Bureau
505 4th Avenue, Longmont
303-776-4073

Main Post Office
Erie Post Office
150 Wells St.
303.666.7930
www.usps.com

Major Employers
Ball Corporation
Level 3 Communications
StorageTek
Seagate Technology
Conagra Foods
Maxtor Corp.
Hunter Douglas Window Fashions
Safeway
Town of Erie
Erie Schools

Newspapers
The Erie Review www.coloradohometownnews.com/Erie-Review/
Daily Camera
Boulder County Business Review
The Denver Post
Rocky Mountain News
The Times-Call (Longmont)

Library Facilities
Boulder County Libraries
Lorraine David Children's Library
625 Pierce Street
(Historic Downtown)
Erie, Colorado 80516
www.eriechildrenslibrary.org

Physical location from / orientation to from Denver 
Erie is 22.6 miles NNE of Denver.

Places of Interest
Erie-Wise Homestead Museum
11497 Jasper Road
(303) 828-4561

Population
14,500

Recreation
Erie has 191 Acres of Parks and Open Space
Erie Skatepark
Coal Creek Park
Coal Miners Park
Meadow Sweet Farms
Arapahoe Ridge
Kenosha Farms
Northridge
Country Fields

Vista Ridge Golf Course, new 18-hole championship golf course

Recreation Center
A new recreation center for Erie is currently under consideration.

Sales Tax
3.5 %

Shopping Centers
Flatiron Crossing Shopping Center www.flatironcrossing.com
Downtown Erie www.downtownerie.com

Size
9.5 Sq. Miles

Schools/ Education Stats
Erie is in the Boulder County and St. Vrain Valley School Systems. It has 1 public elementary school; and 1 public middle & high school combined. Some children attend Lafayette, CO public schools.

Transportation
Mean travel time to work: 25.7 minutes
Less than 25 minutes to downtown Denver via Interstate 25
The completion of the Northwest Parkway with E-470 just 2 miles from Erie has cut travel time to Denver International Airport to 35 minutes

Utility Companies and contact info
City of Erie Water & Sewer 303-926-2700 
Xcel Energy 1-800-772-7858
KN Energy 1-800-563-0012
United Power 1-800-468-8809

Information Sources
Erie Chamber of Commerce www.eriechamber.org/
Erie Economic Development Council www.erieedc.org
Town of Erie www.ci.erie.co.us
Downtown Erie Business Association www.downtownerie.com

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