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1667 Cole Boulevard, Suite 400
Golden, CO 80401
p 303.202.2965 • f 303.202.2967
City of Golden
Golden Facts
Population 20,096
Square Miles 9.06
Households 7,437
Local Sales Tax Rate 3.00%
Enterprise Zone Yes

The City of Golden is one of Colorado's oldest communities and served as the Territorial Capital of Colorado from 1862 to 1867. Golden is a small community with a vibrant western character. The county seat of Jefferson County, Golden is superbly located at the base of the Rocky Mountain foothills near the intersection of five major transportation corridors.

The City of Golden is committed to providing the highest quality of life and opportunity for its citizens through progressive, responsible, and innovative leadership. The city's goal is to promote a self-supporting economy by creating employment opportunities that maintain and enhance the business environment, increase business activity, and expand and diversify the city's tax base.

Golden is home to the renowned Colorado School of Mines and Technology, as well as the National Earthquake Information Center and the National Renewable Energy Laboratory.

Golden boasts nine museums and is an active sports mecca, with climbing opportunities, a championship-caliber kayak course, and numerous hiking and biking trails.

Golden's major employers are: Coors Brewing Company, CoorsTek, National Renewable Energy Laboratory, and Innovative Services, and PMC Technology.

For Economic Development assistance, contact:

City of Golden
Steve Glueck, Director, Planning & Development
911 10th Street
Golden, CO 80401
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