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Statistics & Facts

The Colorado state capital is Denver.
The population of Firestone is approximately 5,000 (2003), 10147 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 617 (2000), 3294 (2010).
The amount of land area in Firestone is 2.868 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0.069 sq kilometers.
The distance from Firestone to Washington DC is 1534 miles.
The distance to the Colorado state capital is 24 miles. (as the crow flies)
Firestone is positioned 40.12 degrees north of the equator and 104.93 degrees west of the prime meridian.


between Denver and Fort Collins east of Longmont
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History & History Related Items

Firestone was founded in 1908.
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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.

Annual Fourth of July Activity
Held every year with many fun games and activities. See the city website for more information on this activity.
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Firestone City Government

City of Firestone
151 Grant Ave.
P.O. Box 100
Firestone, CO 80520
Phone: 303-833-3291
Fax: 303-833-4863

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
Phone: 303-833-3510
Fax: 303-833-2576

Firestone Schools

St Vrain Valley School District RE-1J
395 South Pratt Parkway
Longmont, CO 80501
Phone: 303.776.6200
The district has 38 schools plus 3 educational services sites

Weld County School District RE-1
P.O. Box 157
14827 Weld County Road 42
Gilcrest, CO 80623
Phone: 970-737-2403
Phone: 303-629-9337 (Denver Metro)
Fax: 970-737-2516 Firestone


The population of Firestone was:
1990 - 1,358
2000 - 5,000

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