Thornton is a diverse community full of outdoor events, activities, and enjoyment for the whole family.

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Thornton has experienced consistent growth since the 1990s. Many people who work in Denver choose to live in Thornton due to the proximity and the ability to use the public transit system. Some of the main employers in the area are in medicine, recreation, and technology. 


Thornton, Colorado, gets 16 inches of rain, on average, and averages 46 inches of snow per year. On average, there are 245 sunny days per year.

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Our City

Thornton is located in the Denver metropolitan area, roughly 10 miles north of downtown Denver and adjacent to Interstate 25. Getting around Thornton is easy due to the thoughtful city planning and investments in roads and infrastructure. The city has a robust public transit system with multiple routes and stops at several points around town. Thornton boasts many public activities, events, and sports. The city and its location provide an excellent environment for cultural, recreational, and outdoor enthusiasts. 

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Thornton Schools

These are some of the best public high schools in Thornton at preparing students for success in college. The College Success Award recognizes schools that do an exemplary job getting students to enroll in and stick with college, including those that excel at serving students from low-income families. There are nine major colleges located within a 45-mile radius of Thornton, as well as numerous smaller institutions of higher learning. 

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Kristi McGee

Realtor®, Coldwell Banker Realty

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