Encompassing 30 square miles, the City of Thornton is home to over 102,000 residents. Just 10 miles North of downtown Denver and adjacent to Interstate 25, residents enjoy easy access to the Metro area, mountains, and Denver International Airport. Thornton’s diverse community and commitment to quality of life make it an ideal place to purchase a home.
For art, recreational, or outdoor enthusiasts, Thornton is full of opportunities. With Denver nearby, residents can visit museums, the opera and ballet, and many local performance venues. Thornton offers easy access to 28 major resorts in the nearby Rocky Mountains and a multitude of other activities available there such as hiking, biking, and camping. In the city, residents can enjoy the Colorado sunshine in one of Thornton’s forty three parks, open space and trails. Perfect for residents of any age or fitness level, Thornton also has many recreation facilities.
For residents interested in higher education, there are eight universities within 45 miles of Thornton, including the University of Colorado at Boulder, University of Denver, Metropolitan State College, University of Northern Colorado, Colorado State University, Colorado School of Mines, and Regis University. With all these opportunities, Thornton is an ideal location for residences, business, recreation and education.