City of Berthoud
Welcome to Berthoud, the Garden Spot of Colorado
Berthoud is a small but growing area of Colorado with plenty of opportunity and quality real estate available. Called the Garden Spot of Colorado, this city is surrounded by lush farmland with trees lining most of the streets in town. It is the perfect place for families looking for a less densely populated area in northern Colorado where they can be near this productive area of the state. In addition to beautiful trees, Berthoud has proud historic buildings for both businesses and homes which add to the rich sense of culture. There are also a variety of housing developments to accommodate the many people relocating to this area of Colorado. The community pulls together regularly for local festivals and events which facilitate the friendly, small-town feel residents enjoy. Though it is small, it is very near to many larger cities surrounding it which increases the opportunities available. It is also very near the Rocky Mountains, and a short drive can find you in the midst of gorgeous scenery and recreation.
Berthoud at a Glance
Berthoud has plenty to offer those who live there, which is why it is a popular area for families to relocate. Here are some important city facts:
Nickname: The Garden Spot of Colorado
Population: 5,394, mainly families
Location: Larimer County
Cities Nearby: Ft. Collins 20 mi. to the north, Denver 40 mi. to the south
Weather: About 300 sunny days a year, 30+ inches of snow annually
Elevation: 5,030 ft.
Government: Statutory Town
Its growth rate is slowly increasing as people flock to this desirable area to find new homes for their families.
Berthoud at Work
Berthoud is full of businesses to fill the various needs of the community. Some of the common industries in which residents work are:
• Educational services
• Professional, scientific, and technical services
• Retail trade
• Wholesale trade
The proximity of this city to larger metropolitan areas allow those living here to make commutes of various distances to find more opportunities according to convenience. Unemployment is below the national average about a full percent, at 4.4%. As the city grows, more and new opportunities arise.
Berthoud at Play
This town is very community oriented and closely tied. There is always some public event taking place such as the “Berthoud Day” parade in Berthoud Park, and the Outdoor Quilt Show. There is also a growing sculpture park in Fickel Park which is added to yearly. In addition to community events for leisure, there is a farmer’s market where residents and visitors can buy delicious local produce. Being in this lovely area of Colorado allows Berthoud to have a beautiful collection of parks which facilitates outdoor recreation, and some amenities the city provides include playgrounds, courts for tennis and basketball, fields for soccer and baseball, and swimming pools. And larger state parks and Rocky Mountain National Park are only short drive away if you’re looking for an easily accessible adventure.
Most shopping needs are provided for in Berthoud locally with local and chain stores, but more shopping can be found in the nearby metropolitan areas. There is indoor and outdoor entertainment for virtually every interest.
Berthoud at School
Berthoud’s families send their children to school in the Thompson School District, which has an excellent reputation for quality education programs. There are four public schools here:
Elementary: Berthoud Elementary and Ivy Stockwell
Middle: Turner Middle School
High: Berthoud High School
A regional campus site for Aims Community College is present in Berthoud, and there are several larger universities nearby including University of Colorado and Colorado State University.
Find Your New Home in Berthoud
If you want access to this growing area of opportunity and commerce, but are looking for a place outside of the major city areas, then Berthoud is excellently situated for you. We want to help you find your new home here, and will happily guide you in your choice. The sooner you call us, the sooner we can get you into your new Berthoud home.
Berthoud Homes for Sale
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