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Englewood

Arapahoe County,

Colorado

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The Colorado state capital is Denver.


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Zip Codes

80110, 80111, 80112

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Statistics & Facts

The population of Englewood is approximately 32,532 (2007), 30255 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 14,908 (1990), 14375 (2010).

The amount of land area in Englewood is 16.912 sq. kilometers.
The amount of land area in Englewood is 6.89 sq. miles.
The amount of surface water is 0.141 sq kilometers.
The distance from Englewood to Washington DC is 1587 miles. The distance to the Colorado state capital is 10 miles. (as the crow flies)
Englewood is positioned 39.64 degrees north of the equator and 104.99 degrees west of the prime meridian.

Englewood elevation is 5,369 feet above sea level.
Englewood per capita income is $23,307 (2007).
Englewood miscellany.

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Location

Englewood location: just south of Denver in the Denver Metropolitan area of central Colorado. Other nearby communities include Sheridan, Southwest Arapahoe, Cherry Hills Village, Littleton, Bow Mar, Southglenn, Columbine Valley and Glendale.

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Climate & Weather

The climate for Englewood is mild.
The weather in Englewood is enjoyable. There are year-round mild temperatures and low humidity. Englewood has over 256 days of sunshine each year!!
Englewood average annual rainfall is 15.51 inches per year
Englewood average annual snowfall is 59.5 inches per year.
The average low temperature is 36 degrees F.
The average high temperature is 65 degrees F.
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History & History Related Items

Englewood history:

As with many Colorado communities, Englewood began with the gold fever of the mid 1800s. Many of the prospectors wending their way to the California gold fields stopped in Colorado to try their luck. One of these was William Green Russell. He was in a group that found gold in the South Platte River where they made camp in the area that would become Englewood. Actually, their strike was the start of the Pikes Peak or Bust gold rush of 1859. Once word was out many more came into the area. Thomas Skerritt came from Ireland in 1864 and claimed a homestead that contained 640 acres. This same area is now most of what is Englewood today. Skerritt is considered the “Father of Englewood.” The area lent itself well to agriculture, in particular, fruit trees, and many were planted here. In time, many small settlements began to develop here but the area maintained its rural atmosphere. By the end of the 1800s, Denver had begun to grow and many roads were built. A local story has it that Skerritt was tired of going down the Old Santa Fe Trail to Denver when he wanted to sell his crops, so he basically built a nice wide road with a log behind a wagon. Being a very wide road, it was dubbed Broadway. The road remains today as one of the main streets of the Denver area.

As the community grew, there was a need for more organization and regulation. In 1903 a group began a drive to make the area a safer place to live by trying to make a city with a local government. The plan united a number of the small adjoining settlements that had sprung up. The incorporation was put to a vote on 13 May 1903 and was overwhelmingly approved by the residents. Since there were many trees here, the name chosen was Englewood which means wooded nook. For a time in the 1920's, there was an effort to merge Englewood with Denver, but the people voted to maintain separate cities. The city has continued to grow and flourish with many businesses to help boost the area economy. Much more historical information may be found at the website below.

A history page for Englewood with both pictures and information
The founding of Englewood: 1803
The incorporation date of Englewood: 13 May 1903

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Attractions

Englewood attractions:

Museum of Outdoor Arts
Englewood Civic Center, 2nd Floor
1000 Englewood Parkway
Englewood, CO
Phone: 303-806-0444
Outdoor art displays may be seen throughout the City Center area. There are additionally many indoor exhibits to be viewed.

See photographs of Englewood.

Englewood Golf Course
2101 W. Oxford Avenue
Phone: 303-762-2670
Closed only on Christmas Day (other closures may be in effect due to weather and other conditions)

Pirates Cove Outdoor Aquatic Center
1225 W. Belleview Avenue
Englewood, CO
Phone: 303-762-COVE (2683)
This is a seasonal facility. Please check ahead for hours o f operation.

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Englewood economy: There is a full-time employment base in Englewood of 23,500 jobs. 4,400 of these jobs are in the retail sector. There are over 1800 businesses in the city.


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