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The city of Thornton is located in the state of Colorado, US and is a suburb of Denver Metropolitan area. Thornton is located at a distance of 10 miles (16 km) towards the northeast of Denver. With a total area of 70 sq. km (27.2 sq. mi.), and supporting a total population of around 82,000, it stands out as the sixth most populous city of Colorado, and holds the 213th position as far as the total population of US is concerned. 

Until 1953, Thornton was dominated by farmlands, when a tract of land (around 7 miles north of Denver) was purchased by Sam Hoffman. He laid out the first fully planned town in Adams County, which was named Thornton in honor of Dan Thornton, a former Colorado Governor. The incorporation of Thornton as a city was brought about by TCA (The Thornton Community Association), which was formed in the year 1954.

Owing to its diverse demographics, Thornton is a culturally vibrant city, showing a strong commitment towards environmental issues, and quality of life in general. The capital city of Denver, where Thornton is located, is considered to be one of the best areas of the United States. The city is favorably located with high business visibility, as well as easy access to several routes. Denver RTD (Regional Transportation District) provides bus service to the city. Also, Thornton enjoys access to air transportation through Denver International Airport.

The education in Thornton is governed primarily through school districts located in Adams County, Mapleton and Brighton. These include four high schools, five middle schools as well as fourteen elementary schools. Thornton is also home to several charter schools and libraries. As far as the higher education is concerned, Thornton has nine main colleges and universities, along with several smaller institutions. Some of the reputable institutions include the University of Denver, Colorado State University, Metropolitan State College, and so on.

If you are planning to visit Thornton, you will be surprised by the various cultural and recreational activities that this small city has on offer. Thornton is surrounded by some famous resorts in the Rocky Mountains, which are breathtakingly beautiful, and offer activities like Skiing, rafting, camping and hiking. Thornton is also home to various cultural events, gardens, museums, the symphony and opera. Also, if you are a sports enthusiast, you can take part in several sports activities organized by professional sports teams.

Thornton Zip Codes: 80221, 80229, 80233, 80241, 80260, 80601, 80602

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3 Beds 3 Baths 1997001 MLS
Discover the perfect blend of comfort, style, and functionality in this 3-bedroom, 3-bathroom gem complete with a spacious 3-car garage on a large 11,000+ square foot lot in Thornton, this exceptional property offers everything you've been searching for. The open-concept floor plan creates a seamless flow between the living areas, ideal for both entertaining guests and enjoying quality time with loved ones. Both a formal living room and a great concept kitchen/family room space with a fireplace make this a perfect combination of space. The heart of this home lies in the well-appointed kitchen, featuring modern appliances and ample counter and cabinet space. Whether you're preparing a gourmet feast or a quick snack, this kitchen is designed for you. Retreat to the main floor level primary suite, a private oasis designed with your relaxation in mind. The spacious bedroom offers a peaceful sanctuary, while the ensuite bathroom, complete with a luxurious soaking tub and a separate shower. Two additional bedrooms and a bathroom upstairs provide ample space for family members or guests, ensuring everyone has their own cozy retreat. One of the standout features of this property is the expansive 3-car garage, perfect for car enthusiasts, hobbyists, or anyone in need of extra storage space. Whether you have multiple vehicles or desire a workshop area, this garage will accommodate all your needs. The large yard is full of perennials that will bloom year after year. Beyond the walls of this remarkable home, you'll find a neighborhood that's both friendly and vibrant. Thornton offers an array of amenities, close to the neighborhood pool, two public golf courses, parks, shopping centers, restaurants, and schools. Enjoy the convenience of nearby highways, making commuting to work or exploring the surrounding areas a breeze.

12785 Dexter Court, Thornton

Courtesy of LIV Sotheby's International Realty . cnicholson@livsothebysrealty.com,720-319-5591

4 Beds 3 Baths 7040645 MLS
Immaculate move-in ready gem in Signal Creek! Fully remodeled in 2018, this light and bright beauty boasts an open layout on the main level with an area off the entry for office space, formal dining or extra seating, and an updated kitchen with an island, seating area, stainless appliances, and granite countertops. The main level also has an updated half-bathroom and laundry room (washer and dryer included!) The upper level features 3 bedrooms, including the primary bedroom with an updated, ensuite five-piece bath and walk-in closet with a Closets by Design closet system, two secondary bedrooms and an updated full bathroom. The lower level is fully finished and can be used as a large bedroom, family room, office, recreation space or any combination. Walk outside to enjoy the private backyard with a large patio and charming, open, interior fencing added (could use for a dog run, or just to enjoy.) Professionally landscaped with new sprinkler and drip system installed in 2021. Ring doorbell, Nest thermostat and whole house Aquasana water filtration system are all included! This home sits on a private, corner lot overlooking open space, and is mere steps away from one of the many walking paths and parks in the area. Signal Creek residents can enjoy use of a community pool, and being closely located to shopping, restaurants, golf courses, and more!

2598 E 131st Avenue, Thornton

Courtesy of LIV Sotheby's International Realty . LDrew@livsothebysrealty.com,303-550-4691

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