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Weld County, Colorado
Firestone was the sixth-fastest-growing municipality in the nation from April 1, 2000, to July 1, 2002, with its population growing 123.7 percent, according to U.S. Census Bureau estimates.
Firestone is a rapidly growing Colorado community that is comprehensively planned to provide diverse housing opportunities that are in proper balance with employment opportunities and retail goods and services. Responsible governmental leadership, a unique location and extensive quality of life amenities have made Firestone a very popular community. With strong residential growth, Firestone is ripe for new business development in all retail, commercial and employment sectors. Contact the Firestone Economic Development Committee to discover the tremendous business opportunities and amenities that Firestone has to offer.
Firestone has over 35 parks and 12 miles of scenic trail. The Firestone Trail is over twelve miles long. Outdoor recreational opportunities abound with the Rocky MOuntains and other areas nearby. Denver is just a 20 minute drive for all of its many and diverse activities.
Firestone is governed by a Board of Trustees which consists of six Trustees and a Mayor.
15 percent plus growth rate - annual average - last three years (through 2002).
Firestone is a statutory Town that was formed in 1908.
29 major residential developments
360 building permits per year - annual average
15 major commercial developments
Firestone Libraries Weld Library District
Carbon Valley Library
320 Maple Street, Suite #B
Frederick, CO 80530
Firestone Schools St Vrain Valley School District RE-1J
395 South Pratt Parkway
Longmont, CO 80501
The district has 38 schools plus 3 educational services sites