Welcome to Longmont

As Colorado continues to attract new citizens and businesses, traditional and historic communities such as Longmont will continue to prosper and grow. Its niche towns, such as Longmont, that are welcoming all of the new arrivals to this beautiful state with open arms.

Office Locations in the Community

600 Airport Rd Suite J
Longmont, CO 80503
Phone: 303.772.7478
Fax: 303.772.9078
Office Site

100 West 29th Street
Loveland, CO 80538
Phone: 970.667.2707
Fax: 970.667.6778
Office Site

Fun Facts

  • The word “Longmont” comes from Longs Peak, a prominent mountain named for explorer Stephen H. Long that is clearly visible from Longmont, and “mont”, from the French word for mountain.
  • The city began to flourish as an agricultural community after the building of the Colorado Central Railroad line arrived northward from Boulder in 1877.
  • The Longmont City Council in May 2013 voted to finance and build out its own municipal gigabit data fiber-optic network to every house and business over a three-year period starting in late 2013.
  • American Indians have traveled through the area where Longmont is today for thousands of years, including some of the earliest residents of North America, the Clovis people, who lived in northern Colorado 14,000 years ago.
  • Astronaut Vance D. Brand is from Longmont, as is famed ESPN commentator Ed Werder.

Living in Longmont

Longmont is a diverse, multicultural and receptive city, one in which it’s easy for people to make connections and to thrive as part of the community. As home to many customs and cultures, it’s easy for residents and visitors to feel welcome here. Located near Boulder, Longmont is somewhat of a rural escape, but still an important business and cultural center of its own.

Longmont was originally established in 1870, when a group of prominent men from Chicago decided to start a new town in Colorado. To do so, they sold membership in the new town, called “The Chicago-Colorado Colony,” and used the money to buy 60,000 acres of land in a carefully chosen site in northern Colorado. They brought people, lumber, and building materials to the barren site, and by 1871, a new town was built. They named it “Longmont,” after Longs Peak which stands above the town to the west.

Since then, Longmont has had a long and fruitful history, and today is one of Colorado’s most prosperous towns. For those who are new to Colorado, and want to locate somewhere that has a style and charm all its own, Longmont is the place to be.

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