10 Interesting Facts About Westminster, Colorado

Facts About Westminster, Colorado

Facts About Westminster

  • Westminster is located in western Adams County and northeastern Jefferson County at 39°52′N 105°03′W (39.862, -105.048).
  • Westminster is bordered to the north by Broomfield, to the northeast by Thornton, to the east by Northglenn and Federal Heights, to the southeast by Sherrelwood, Twin Lakes and Berkley, and to the south by Arvada.
  • Westminster has a total area of 21,695 acres including 1,480 acres of water.
  • Westminster is intersected by several state highways: I-25, US 36, US 287, SH 95, SH 121, and SH 128.
  • Notable individuals who were born in or have lived in Westminster include figure skater Mariah Bell, Texas newspaper publisher Frank Willis Mayborn, silent film actor Pete Morrison.
  • The estimated population of Westminster is 116,317, as of 2020, making it the eighth-most populous city in Colorado.
  • Westminster was incorporated on the 24th of May 1911.
  • Westminster is served by Denver International Airport and nearby Rocky Mountain Metropolitan Airport.
  • Westminster was known as Despain Junction and later renamed Harris, but was also known as Darell Park, before changing to Westminster.
  • The elevation of Westminster is 5,381 feet, above sea level.


Facts About Westminster, Colorado
Facts About Westminster, Colorado