Introduction to Broomfield, Colorado
Broomfield, Colorado, in Broomfield county, is 6 miles NW of Westminster, Colorado and 13 miles NW of Denver, Colorado. The city is in the Denver metropolitan area. Broomfield has a population of 38,272.
Broomfield was officially incorporated in 1961. The community named after the broomcorn that was grown in the area. Early farmers used to cultivate grain for the Denver brewers.
Broomfield and nearby Attractions
- Colorado Governor's Mansion
- Louisville Historical Museum
- Mamie Doud Eisenhower Public Library
- Butterfly Pavilion
- Le Gault Reservoir
- Broomfield Community Park
Things To Do In Broomfield
Broomfield provides easy access to a number of historical sites and museums. Among these are the Colorado Governor's Mansion, the Denver Mint and Louisville Historical Museum. There are quite a few reservoirs in the city that are worth taking a look around. The Villager Square Shopping Center and Greenway Shopping Center also provide excellent entertainment opportunities. The Butterfly Pavilion and Water World are also nearby.
Buckley AFB is the nearest airport.
Broomfield Higher Education
Westwood College of Aviation Technology and the Keller Graduate School of Management are the local institutes of higher learning. Other institutes nearby include Front Range Community College and Regis University.