Facts About Loveland
Loveland officially becomes an incorporated town, with J.H. Aldrich as the town’s first mayor, in 1881.
The City of Loveland is the home rule municipality that is the second most populous municipality in Larimer County, Colorado, United States.
Loveland is located in south-eastern Larimer County at 40°24′17″N 105°5′9″W (40.404789, −105.085868)
The city was officially founded in 1877, along the newly constructed line of the Colorado Central Railroad, near its crossing of the Big Thompson River.
Loveland was named in honour of William A.H. Loveland, the president of the Colorado Central Railroad.
The city has a total area of 25.5 square miles, of which 24.6 square miles is land, and 0.9 square miles is water.
Loveland, Colorado has an annual snowfall of 54 inches and averages 300 days of sunshine per year.
Loveland’s nicknames include America’s “Sweetheart City” and “Gateway to the Rockie
Loveland is home to the largest outdoor juried sculpture show in America
Families represent 71.1% of the Loveland population with a median household income of $52,281.