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Westminster, Colorado

Westminster Colorado
Full nameCity of Westminster, Colorado
Official nameCity of Westminster, Colorado
Settlement typeCity
CountryUnited States
CountiesAdams County
Jefferson County
Platted1885 as DeSpain Junction, later Harris
IncorporatedMay 24, 1911 as the Town of Westminster
TypeHome Rule Municipality
MayorNancy McNally
City ManagerBrent McFall
Total Area32.9 sq mi (85.2 km2)
Land Area31.5 sq mi (81.6 km2)
Water Area1.4 sq mi (3.6 km2)
Elevation5384 ft (1641 m)
Total Population106114 (US: 251st) (2010)
Density (pop.)1236.7/km2 (3203.9/sq mi)
Other information
Time zoneMST (UTC-7)
- Summer (DST)MDT (UTC-6)
ZIP codes80003, 80005, 80020-80021, 80023, 80030-80031, 80035-80036, 80221, 80234, 80241, 80260
Area codeBoth 303 and 720
FIPS code08-83835
GNIS feature ID0204703
HighwaysI-25, US 36, US 287, SH 95, SH 121, SH 128

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Westminster is a Home Rule Municipality in Adams and Jefferson counties in the U.S. state of Colorado. Westminster is a northwest suburb of Denver. The Westminster Municipal Center is located 9 mi (14.5 km) north-northwest of the Colorado State Capitol. The United States Census Bureau that the city population was 106,114 on April 1, 2010 Census. Westminster is the seventh most populous city in the state of Colorado and the 237th most populous city in the United States. Westminster is a part of the Denver-Aurora-Broomfield, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area and the Denver-Aurora-Boulder Combined Statistical Area. In July 2006, it was ranked as the 24th best place to live in the USA by Money magazine.

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