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5 Reasons to Move to Adams County, CO

Find out why you should consider calling this stunning region home.

By Livability on June 23, 2022

Adams County, CO is an ideal location for outdoor enthusiasts.
John Johnston

So you’ve always wanted to live near the gorgeous mountains of Colorado. Or maybe you’ve scored a new job in Denver metro area. Either way, here’s why you should put moving to Adams County near the top of your list.

1. Surround Yourself in Spectacular Scenery

Nature is appreciated here. Adams County features a national protected area, state park, historic trail and five recreational trails. In addition, Riverdale Regional Park and Fairgrounds is a recreation destination that houses attractions like two 18-hole golf courses and the Adams County Fairgrounds. Other great places include Barr Lake State Park and the Rocky Mountain Arsenal National Wildlife Refuge.

Did You Know?

Adams County is the 2nd-fastest-growing county in metro Denver.

2. The Sky is NOT the Limit Here

The Colorado Air and Space Port is envisioned to serve as the nation’s hub for commercial space transportation and its research and development. Also, the spacious CASP offers 3,200 acres of land, making it a prime location for hangar and business development.

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3. Be a Part of the Region’s Growth (and Fun!)

The U.S. Census population for Adams County increased to 519,572 residents in 2020, compared to 441,603 in 2010 and 363,857 in 2000. And there is so much to do here, from fun events and festivals to great shopping and dining. And because of Adam County’s central location, you can enjoy an evening in downtown Denver or spend the day exploring the nearby Rocky Mountains.

4. You Can Find a Great Job in Adams County

The food and beverage production industry employs nearly 5,000 people in Adams County, and job growth in this area has doubled in the past 10 years. Besides food and beverage, other major economic growth sectors in Adams County include advanced manufacturing, aerospace, aviation, construction and life/bio science. And there’s more great opportunities on the way. Dubbed by local economic developers as “7 to 70,” the Adams County Regional Economic Partnership reports that in the past three years, more than 3 million square feet of new commercial and industrial space has been developed along Interstate 25 North between State Highway 7 and Interstate 70.

5. And Did We Mention the Amazing Climate?

In Adams County, you will enjoy plenty of sunny days and four seasons with pleasant temperatures (and low humidity!) for a good portion of the year. The weather here is ideal for outdoor enthusiasts who desire activities year-round.

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