Arvada, Colorado

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Cable-stayed bridge at Gold Strike Park in Arvada, Colorado

The City of Arvada is a city in Jefferson County Colorado, USA. It is a suburb of Denver.[1] The United States Census Bureau estimated the city population at 111,707 residents in 2013.[2] Arvada is the seventh largest city in Colorado. The Olde Town Arvada historic district is located 7 miles (11 km) northwest of the Colorado State Capitol in Denver. In 1850 gold was discovered in Arvada.[1] It was the first gold discovery in Colorado. News of the discovery set off a gold rush.[3]

Attractions[change | change source]

  • Western Bowl, 10000 Ralston Rd, Arvada, CO 80004
  • Big Time Trampoline Fun Center, New Life Addiction Treatment, 7330 W 52nd Ave, Arvada, CO 80002

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Arvada, Colorado". All Denver Real Estate. http://www.larryhotz.com/denver-relocation/suburban-neighborhoods/arvada-colorado/. Retrieved 21 April 2015.
  2. "Arvada, Colorado". City Data. Onboard Informatics. http://www.city-data.com/city/Arvada-Colorado.html. Retrieved 20 April 2015.
  3. "Arvada History". City of Arvada. http://arvada.org/about-arvada/arvada-history/. Retrieved 21 April 2015.