Introduction to Windsor, Colorado
Located in Weld county, Windsor, Colorado, is 10 miles NE of Loveland, Colorado (center to center) and 51 miles N of Denver, Colorado. The town is conveniently located inside the Fort Collins - Loveland metropolitan area. There are an estimated 9,896 people living in Windsor.
Windsor was created when a man named J.L. Hilton settled down in a house built between Greeley and Fort Colons in 1873; Hilton was the first settler to the area. Soon after, the town was taken over by the Greeley, Pacific and Salt Lake railway; the Windsor Railroad Depot was established in 1882. Windsor was officially incorporated into the state into the State in 1890.
Windsor and nearby Attractions
- Swetsville Zoo
- Discovery Center Science Museum
- Fort Collins Public Library
- Fort Vasquez
- Boyd Lake State Park
Things To Do In Windsor
There are many recreational opportunities in Windsor. The area includes the Boyd Lake State Park and the Lory State Park. The Fort Collins and Centennial Village Museum is a living museum that highlights life on the Colorado High Plains. The Swetsville Zoo is also located in the town. There are also three libraries around the area, including the Fort Collins Public Library.
The Denver International Airport is the closest airport to the city.
Windsor Higher Education
College level education can be found at Aims Community College, Colorado State University, and Front Range Community College.