As the third largest count in Colorado, S. Weld county occupies 4,016 square miles in the northern portion of the state. Home to 32 incorporated municipalities, including expanding cities, quaint towns, and thousands of acres of agricultural, S. Weld county is an ideal location for families of every size.
Although only 325,000 people are inhabitants of the county, it is incredibly large covering more land that Rhode Island, Delaware, and the District of Columbia combined! This means there is huge potential for growth in this region. The main cities in this county include Erie, Dacono, Firestone, Frederick, and Longmont.
Education is extremely important to those who reside in S. Weld county. There are 12 school districts which offer great educational opportunities. The St. Vrain Valley RE-1J district is dedicated to academics and has the results to show it. Along with their commitment to education, they dedicate time and energy to the community through before and after school programs.
Welds county is an ideal location as Denver, Cheyenne, DIA and Rocky Mountain National park all just an hour’s drive away. With Major highways surrounding the area, getting around is no issue. While there isn’t currently a light rail the North Line comes near by the border of Eerie and Thornton.
Weld county is a nature lover’s dream with recreational opportunities scattered throughout the county. The 21-mile Poudre trail is perfect for walking, running, and biking, the St. Vrain State Park has 604 acres of land and 152 acres of water perfect for camping and fishing. The Pawnee Buttes are 193,000 acres of short-grass prairie perfect for birding, hiking, and recreational shooting. Don’t worry, for those who don’t enjoy the outdoors there are a number of breweries, restaurants, live music, and festivals that attract visitors from across the country.