Longmont Real Estate & Community Info in Colorado
Located in the St. Vrain Valley less than 40 miles north of Denver and 10 miles east of the Rocky Mountain foothills, Longmont combines a sense of rural living with all the conveniences and benefits of a cosmopolitan city. Once primarily an agricultural area, the community has grown to be an attractive location for high-tech manufacturing companies. Interested buyers will be pleased to find that Longmont has a varied selection of real estate ranging from single-family homes and condos, to land for custom building.
With a population of over 78,000, this beautiful city is the second largest city in Boulder County. Residents enjoy easy access to some of the most spectacular scenery in the United States, not to mention a daily breathtaking view of the eastern slope and Longs Peak, for which the town was named after. Families can visit many local parks, the Recreation Center and Barbour Ponds State Park, known for some of the best warm-water fishing in the state.
Longmont has 92 designated historic structures and two nationally recognized registered historic districts. The Museum and Old Firehouse Art Center provides local access to art and culture. Students are part of the St. Vrain Valley School District where high school ACT and SAT scores have consistently exceeded national averages. The University of Colorado, Colorado State University and the University of Northern Colorado are all nearby.
Longmont Community Guide