Great Recreation, Housing Choices, and Quality Schools
Westminster is characterized by a wide range of housing choices, excellent schools, and hundreds of recreational activities.
If history is your interest, take a step back in time and visit Westminster as it was a century ago by visiting the Bowles House Museum, which is listed on the National Register of Historical Places. The city covers 34 square miles and every region has an interesting history and local historic landmarks, which are examples of the historic built environment since the 1870’s.
With direct access to major highways, Westminster’s central location between Denver and Boulder puts it within easy reach of major business centers, retail venues, and a variety of entertainment and recreational facilities. Residents enjoy movie theaters, recreation centers, multiple golf courses, parks, open space, ice skating and more. The city’s open space provides a haven for a surprising range of wildlife. In addition, there are a variety of water features throughout the city which add focal points and attractions to many parks, shopping centers, and business parks.
Westminster is an award-winning community with an international reputation for livability, a tradition of excellence in parks and recreation, a leadership role in technology, and a reputation for sound financial management. The community is a three-time winner of the National Recreation and Park Association Gold Medal Award recognizing excellence in park and recreation management.
Westminster’s Neighborhood Enhancement Grant Program makes funds available for streetscape projects that improve the appearance of individual neighborhoods throughout the city. The city encourages citizen participation by providing matching funds to qualified applicants.