Located in Broomfield County, Broomfield is the smallest county by area in Colorado and is located northwest of Thornton. Approximately 20 minutes from downtown Denver or Boulder. Broomfield has an extensive trail system that connects lakes and parks.
The municipality of Broomfield was incorporated in 1961 in the southeastern corner of Boulder County. It received its name from the broomcorn grown in the area.
Located along the technology corridor on U.S. 36, just 20 minutes from Denver and 10 minutes from Boulder, Broomfield is home to top technology companies, attracting savvy professionals looking for a quick office commute.
FlatIron Crossing, a beautifully landscaped shopping mall, surrounded by Main Street at Flatiron and Flatiron Marketplace, creates a modern retail district with an array of department, specialty and big-box stores where restaurants abound for those looking for dinner and a movie.
1st Bank Center hosts big concerts, circuses, rodeos, truck races, Ice Capades, conventions, trade shows and community events.
For families with children, there is the Paul Derda Recreation Center with its climbing wall, indoor and outdoor play areas, an indoor aquatic park replete with slides and the “Lazy River,” and even a spa opportunity for mom and dad set within the community’s premier “central park” — the Broomfield County Commons.