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Profile/Demographics Updated
About / Our Community / Profile

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Arvada at a Glance Households 45,967 Residents 118,807 Square Miles 39.51 Median Age 40 years old Parks All residents within 1/2 mile of an Arvada park Miles of Bicycle/Pedestrian Trails 154 miles of off-street...

City Facilities Closed Due to Inclement Weather Updated
About / News and Events / City Hall

March 13, 2019--All City of Arvada offices will be closing at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, March 13, 2019. With heavy blowing snow forecasted, residents and visitors are encouraged to avoid traveling and the hazardous conditions. If traveling during a snow event, the community is reminded to give snow...

Fun Facts About Arvada Updated
About / Our Community

‚ÄčInterested in a bit of trivia regarding Arvada's history? Did You Know? Arvada was the site of the first gold strike in Colorado.  On June 22, 1850, a wagon train, bound for California, crossed the Platte River just north of the confluence with Clear Creek, following Clear Creek...

City of Arvada Councilmember Bob Fifer Elected Chair of Denver Regional Council of Governments Updated
About / News and Events / City Hall

Arvada, February 28, 2019-- The Denver Regional Council of Government (DRCOG) has announced the elections of its 2019-2020 officers. The City of Arvada is proud to announce that Councilmember at-Large Bob Fifer has been named Chair of the board of directors. The press release states that...

Our Community Updated
About / Our Community

Founded in 1870 and incorporated in 1904, Arvada is located in Jefferson and Adams Counties just 10 miles from downtown Denver. Our beautiful community retains a small-town feel even with its estimated population of 115,400. Arvada enjoys a rich history, quiet tree-lined neighborhoods and a...

Don Allard Honored for Decades of Public Service Updated
About / News and Events / City Hall

It was the end of an era at the November 13, 2017 Arvada City Council meeting when longtime City Councilmember Don Allard formally retired from decades of public service. His contributions to both public administration and elected office include: 1956 – 1960:  Assistant City...

City Invites Community to WinterFest Updated
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(Arvada, CO) –This weekend is a chance to experience culture, entertainment and art, at WinterFest 2019. This outdoor, family-friendly event will be held on Feb. 23, at McIlvoy Park in Olde Town Arvada.   WinterFest will present opportunities to learn, sample and experience many diverse...

City Hall Updated
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Within this page are archived press releases and news items.   For more information or for media inquiries, please contact Ben Irwin, City of Arvada Communication Manager: 720-898-7507 or...

News and Press Releases Updated
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For more information or media inquiries, please contact: Ben Irwin, City of Arvada Communication Manager: 720-898-7507 or birwin@arvada.org. Detective David Snelling, Arvada Police Department Public Information Officer; 720-898-6654 or...

Sign Up for City Newsletter Updated
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Stay Informed! Sign up for the City of Arvada's electronic newsletter to get information and alerts twice monthly via email! Subscribe to The Electronic News Letter To sign up for the City of Arvada Electronic Newsletter, please visit...