Welcome to Golden

A Charming Town in the Foothills

Dating back to the days of the gold rush, Golden is known for its small-town charm, wealth of outdoor recreation, and the largest single-site brewery in the world. When you live in Golden, you'll have access to some of the most beautiful natural areas in the state.

From fishing at Clear Creek to hiking around Lookout Mountain, explore the sights and sounds of the area to your heart's content. Plus, you're only 25 minutes away from Denver! 

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Spotlights of Golden

Clear Creek

Known as the heart of Golden, Clear Creek is the center of all things Golden. Explore the miles of trails around the creek, try your hand at fly fishing, enjoy annual events, or ride your bike around the paved trail. 

Coors Brewery

Created by Adolph Coors in 1873, the Coors Brewery is one of the most popular spots in Golden. Take a tour of the brewery and enjoy free samples, then hit the Coors & Co. gift shop for your souvenir needs.

Historic Downtown

Nestled amongst the rolling green foothills and the banks of Clear Creek, you could spend hours exploring historic Downtown Golden. Visit the Golden arch, stop in some of the local shops, and discover local history at one of the museums.

Golden at a Glance

Getting Around

Denver: 24 min
Rocky Mountain National Park: 1 h 28 min
Boulder: 31 min
Major Roads: US-6, US-40, I-70


Population: 20,571
Zip Codes: 80400-80499
Median Home Price: $540,000

Golden Attractions

Living in Golden

With top-notch homes, a bustling job market, and tons of amenities to choose from, life in Golden is truly one-of-a-kind.

The Homes

From stunning mountain estates to charming ranch-style homes, we have no doubt that you can find your dream home in Golden. Thanks to the fantastic location of the town, every home here boasts stunningly scenic views. Features of the homes include walkout basements, private decks and balconies, vaulted ceilings and skylights, and cozy stone fireplaces.

The Jobs

Between the town itself and it's convenient proximity to Denver, the job market in Golden is bustling and active. The largest employers in the area include Lockheed Martin, MillerCoors Brewing Company, St. Anthony Hospital, and the National Renewable Energy Lab. Other major fields include finances, hospitality, and education. 

The Schools

Golden is served by the Jefferson County School District, commonly referred to as Jeffco. Around 86,000 students attend the 155 schools in the district, and they consistently outperform statewide average for standardized tests. Students can also choose from a variety of extracurricular activities, from athletics to arts programs. If you're more interested in private schools, there are a number of options to choose from in the area. 

The Amenities

Shops, restaurants, state parks, museums, theatres — we could go on for days listing all the things to do in Golden. If you're looking to shop 'til you drop or enjoy some local flavors, Downtown Golden has everything you need. Looking to get outside? Check out one of the many parks in the area, and don't forget to buy some gear at a local outdoors shop. For a taste of arts and culture, stop in at places like the Foothills Art Center or the Colorado Railroad Museum.

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