Louisville Colorado - About the Town
Seven miles east of Boulder, Louisville Colorado was originally a coal mining community. Even though the mines have long been closed, the history is kept alive in this quaint community, which in recent years has ranked in the top 5 "best places to live in the U.S." in Money magazine's annual list of the 100 best places to live in the United States. In 2009 and 2011, the annual list ranked Louisville in the #1 spot. The real game changer about the Louisville community is its true small town feel. From the summer concert series to the parades down Main Street, Louisville is worth a visit.
Cold Hard Facts
• Population: 20,112
• Area: 8.6 square miles
• Founded: 1877
• Elevation: 5,337
The primary school district in Louisville is the Boulder Valley School District BVSD schools consistently rank among the top academic schools in the state.
• High School (9th -12th grade): Monarch High School
• Middle Schools (6th-8th grade): Eldorado K-8 Louisville Middle School, Monarch K-8, St Louis Catholic School
• Elementary Schools (K- 5th grade): Coal Creek, Eldorado K-8, Fireside, Louisville, Monarch K-8, St Louis Catholic School
For scores of individual schools, click here. http://www.cde.state.co.us/stateinfo/slst_k12_student_resources
Louisville is a quiet residential community with many walking paths through most of the neighborhoods and larger open spaces at the edge of the town. There are also several parks including Memory Square Park in Old Town Louisville, numerous pocket parks and a large dog park with a pond. http://www.doggoes.com/parks/colorado/denver-area/louisville-dog-park-near-broomfield in the Louisville Community Park. The Louisville Recreation Center offers a variety of classes and activities. Golfing is available at Coal Creek golf course. Nine Friday nights in the summertime, Old Town Louisville basks in the limelight as Historic Downtown Louisville's famous Street Faire http://www.downtownlouisvilleco.com/street-faire/ brings bands and a carnival atmosphere to the Steinbaugh Pavilion on Front Street.
Always noteworthy for its cuisine, Louisville has become even more of a dynamic hotspot for Boulder County foodies in recent years. The historic Blue Parrot has closed but laid way for many fine restaurants in town such as The Huckleberry, Zucca’s and The Melting Pot. Check out Lucky’s Pizza; converted from the downtown post office into a great pizza joint. Sweet Cow has become the place to go to indulge your taste for ice cream when in Louisville. The McCaslin Blvd. and Dillon Road area hosts a variety of restaurants as well. For current information, click here for the downtown Louisville merchants website. http://www.downtownlouisvilleco.com/eat/
Louisville has a variety of shopping options. Boutique shops are interspersed with restaurants along Louisville’s Main Street. Alfalfa's Market anchors the old Safeway shopping center along South Boulder Road. King Soopers grocery store is also on S Boulder Rd. Other shopping areas in Louisville are the retail chains along McCaslin Blvd., including Home Depot, Lowe’s and Kohl’s. And just a few minutes away is the regional shopping mall at Flatirons Crossing. Just across the highway in Superior, there is a Costco, Whole Foods, Target and Sports Authority.
City of Louisville http://www.louisvilleco.gov/
Louisville Chamber of Commerce http://www.louisvillechamber.com/
Louisville Times http://www.coloradohometownweekly.com//Louisville/louisvill.html
Wikipedia-Louisville, Colorado https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Louisville,_Colorado
Louisville Recreation Center http://www.louisvillerecreation.com/
Coal Creek Golf Course http://www.coalcreekgolf.com/
Louisville Trail Map http://www.traillink.com/city/louisville-co-trails.aspx
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