There’s a lot of love about this community. Longmont is located in Boulder County just west of I-25. Geographically, Longmont is unique as a small portion of the city is actually a part of Weld County. Longmont has won several awards, including being listed on CNN’s top 100 places to live. The population of Longmont is over 86,000 people, making this a larger community in the Colorado area.
When browsing homes for sale in Longmont, you will find a variety of options available, including single-family homes, townhomes, and condos. Despite being a larger community, Longmont retains a smaller town feel. Homes in the historic downtown district retain their charm from the late 1800’s. The historic downtown area of Longmont has a rich history and vibrant arts community. During the summer months, Main Street (Highway 287) hosts “Second Friday” art events from 6-9 PM where local artists showcase their works and restaurants offer promotions and extended business hours.
In stark contrast to the historic downtown area is New Prospect Town on the southern end of Longmont, just south of Pike Road on Highway 287. What makes New Prospect unique is its urbanist principles putting residences right next door to thriving commercial businesses. A typical house in New Prospect has a lot size of 7,000 square feet with a usable living space of 5,100 square feet. Read more about New Prospect here.
Like many other Colorado communities, Longmont offers a lot for outdoor enthusiasts. Bicycling is a favorite activity for outdoor enthusiasts and is embraced by the city of Longmont. In fact, there are over 5126 bike trail routes throughout the area.