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Arvada, Colorado

Arvada Colorado
Full nameCity of Arvada, Colorado
Settlement typeCity
CountryUnited States
CountiesJefferson County
Adams County
PlattedDecember 1, 1870
IncorporatedAugust 24, 1904
Named forHiram Arvada Haskin
TypeHome Rule Municipality
MayorBob Frie
City ManagerCraig Kocian
Total Area35.759 sq mi (92.6 km2)
Land Area35.142 sq mi (91 km2)
Water Area0.617 sq mi (1.6 km2)
Elevation5344 ft (1628.9 m)
Total Population106433 (2010)
Density (pop.)1169.2/km2 (3029/sq mi)
Other information
Time zoneMST (UTC-7)
- Summer (DST)MDT (UTC-6)
ZIP codes80001-80007 and 80403
Area codeBoth 303 and 720
FIPS code08-03455
GNIS feature ID0204709
HighwaysI-70, I-76, SH 72, SH 93, SH 95, SH 121

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The City of Arvada (c-eniconɑrˈvædə) is a Home Rule Municipality located in Jefferson and Adams counties in the Denver-Aurora-Broomfield, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area of the U.S. state of Colorado. Olde Town Arvada is located 7 mi (11.3 km) northwest of the Colorado State Capitol in Denver. The 2010 United States Census recorded 106,433 residents, making Arvada the eighth most populous city in the State of Colorado.

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