Introduction to Fort Morgan, Colorado
Fort Morgan, Colorado is 49 miles E of Greeley, Colorado and 65 miles NE of Aurora, Colorado. It is in Morgan county. The city is part of the Greeley metro area. The population of Fort Morgan is 11,034.
Fort Morgan History
The present day city of Fort Morgan was founded in February, 1919. It began as an agricultural town but later diversified into areas of manufacturing and international exporting. It was named in honor of Colonel Christopher A. Morgan. The area was incorporated as a city in 1887.
Fort Morgan and nearby Attractions
- Skateboard Park
- BMX Bike Track
- Speedway Race Track
- National Historic District
- Rainbow Bridge
- Fort Morgan Museum
Things To Do In Fort Morgan
The city has an 18-hole public golf course, which is well facilitated and popular among local golfers. There is a huge wildlife park spread over 240 acres, and an additional 77 acres of well maintained and equipped parkland. The National Historic District is a great place for history lovers. A bowling alley, a skateboard park, a bike track and several reservoirs and lakes in the neighborhood provide endless opportunities for recreational activities.
Fort Morgan Transportation
Denver International Airport is less than an hour away.
Fort Morgan Higher Education
Facilities for higher education can be found at Metropolitan State College, the University of Colorado, the University of Denver and the Community College of Denver.