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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...
Arvada is located primarily in Jefferson County, Colorado. Jefferson County is the largest county in Colorado with a population estimated at 535,000. General boundaries for the county are W. 120th Ave. on the north, Sheridan Blvd. on the east, and Pike National Forest to the south....