Median resident age: 40.7 years
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Evergreen is in unincorporated Jefferson County in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains. Downtown is a classic, quaint mountain village, and the many improvements going on play on that mountain-town feel.
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Horseback riding is allowed on Open Space and many Denver Mountain Park Trails and horse property is prevalent in the Evergreen Mountain Area.
Jefferson County Government
Before the 1859 gold rush, Evergreen was part of an immense wilderness that belonged by treaty to the Ute and Arapahoe peoples. The first white settlers were French fur traders and lumberjacks. The vicinity of Evergreen was named in 1875 by Dwight Wilmot.
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Safety and Law Enforcement
Jefferson County Sheriff's Office
200 Jefferson County Parkway
Golden, CO 80401-2697
Drivers license bureaus and contact info
Colorado Division of Motor Vehicles
Main Office Location
1881 Pierce Street
Main Post Office
3649 Evergreen Pkwy
Evergreen, CO 80439-9998
Jefferson County's largest employer, Lockheed Martin Astronautics, is located in South Jeffco. The manufacturer of aerospace and defense-related systems employs 5,500 people. South Jeffco's other major employers include Johns Manville Corporation, Gateway, GE Capital, and Qwest.
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5000 Highway 73 (at Buffalo Park Rd.)
Evergreen CO 80439
Physical location from / orientation to from Denver
Evergreen is 26.2 miles west of Denver.
Places of Interest
Buffalo Bill Park Memorial Museum and Grave Dinosaur Ridge
Evergreen Arts Center
Hiwan Homestead Museum
Humphrey Memorial Park/Museum
Morrison Natural History Museum
Tiny Town Railroad and Museum
Evergreen is unincorporated, with a population of over 40,000 people.
Several Denver Mountain Parks are located in Evergreen
Five Jefferson County Open Space Parks:
Alderfer/Three Sisters, Elk Meadow, Meyer Ranch, Lair o' the Bear and Mt. Falcon Park in Indian Hills
Evergreen Golf Public Course -- Located on the southwest side of Evergreen Lake on Upper Bear Creek Road, owned and managed by Denver Parks and Recreation. The 18-hole, par 69 golf course is nestled among pine trees and rock outcroppings. The clubhouse is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner.
Hiwan Golf Club is a private golf and country club.
Evergreen Recreation Center
Buchanan Park Center
130 Sq. Miles
Schools/ Education Stats
Evergreen is in the Jefferson County School System. It has 6 public elementary schools; 1 public middle school; and 1 public high schools.
The center of Evergreen is just 45 minutes from downtown Denver, 50 minutes from the Denver Tech Center and 70 minutes from Denver International Airport. Several major ski resorts are only 60 to 70 minutes away.
Utility Companies and contact info
Evergreen Metropolitan Water District