Westminster is a Home Rule Municipality in Adams and Jefferson counties in the U.S. state of Colorado. Westminster is a northwest suburb of Denver. The Westminster Municipal Center is located north-northwest of the Colorado State Capitol. The United States Census Bureau estimates that the city population was 108,850 on July 1, 2009. Westminster is the seventh most populous city in the State of Colorado and the 237th most populous city in the United States. Westminster is a part of the Denver-Aurora-Broomfield, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area and the Denver-Aurora-Boulder Combined Statistical Area. In July 2006, it was ranked as the 24th best place to live in the USA by Money magazine.More
Broomfield Academy provides individualized education for children ages 3–14 to many Westminster-area residents. High schools in or near Westminster include Hidden Lake High School, Mountain Range High School, Pomona High School, Ranum Middle School, Standley Lake High School, Northglenn High School, Legacy High School and Westminster High School. Adams County School District 50 plans to build a new high school in the southern part of the city, which will also be named Westminster High School. The district will then close Westminster High School,and Ranum High School.
It is also known for having a collection of financial fitness and home-buyer education classes done through Community Resources and Housing Development Corporation.More
Westminster is on several state highways: I-25, US 36, US 287, SH 95, SH 121, and SH 128.
The Denver Regional Transportation District (RTD) provides bus service to Westminster and the rest of the metropolitan area. RTD plans to build commuter rail and bus rapid transit lines servicing Westminster as part of the Fastracks project that originate in Denver and travel to Longmont and Boulder respectively.More