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Westminster

Jefferson County and Adams County,

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The Colorado state capital is Denver.


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Zip Codes

80021, 80030, 80031

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Statistics & Facts

The population of Westminster is approximately 108,710 (2006), 106114 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 40,842 (2006), 42041 (2010).

The amount of land area in Westminster is 69.393 sq. kilometers.
The amount of land area in Westminster is 31.5 sq. miles.
The amount of surface water is 0.347 sq kilometers.
The distance from Westminster to Washington DC is 1591 miles. The distance to the Colorado state capital is 12 miles. (as the crow flies)
Westminster is positioned 39.88 degrees north of the equator and 105.05 degrees west of the prime meridian.

Westminster elevation is 5,300 feet above sea level.
Westminster median income is $56,323 (2000).

The Westminster median home price is $170,400 (2000).

Westminster miscellany.

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Location

Westminster location: in central Colorado about 12 miles from Denver. Other nearby communities include Federal Heights, Broomfield, Sherrelwood, Twin Lakes, Arvada, Berkley, Northglenn and Lakeside.

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History & History Related Items

Westminster history:

An early settler here was Jim Baker. He came in 1859 and operated a ferry and store across Clear Creek. The first permanent settler was Pleasant DeSpain who built a home here in 1870. Not much later, more settlers came to DeSpain Junction as it was then known. The little community continued to grow and added business as well as homes and ranches. The railroad arrived in 1881. A developer, C.J. Harris, arrived in 1885. He bought up many homes and later the town was renamed Harris or Harris Park.

A University was eventually built and called Westminster University of Colorado. It later closed. The town voted to become a city and incorporated in 1911. At that time, the name was changed to Westminster in honor of the Westminster University.

Here is a history page for Westminster.
The incorporation date of Westminster: 1911

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Attractions

Westminster attractions:

The Butterfly Pavilion
6252 West 104th Avenue
Westminster, CO 80020
Phone: 303-469-7660

Westminster Promenade - Stroll and Play

Bowles House Museum
3924 West 72nd Avenue
Phone: (303) 430-7929

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