A Guide to Living in Westminster, Colorado

Are you thinking of moving to Westminster, Colorado? Ever wonder what it is like living in Westminster?

What's it like living in Westminster, Colorado?

Westminster boasts a great community nestled between Denver and Boulder along the Hwy 36 corridor. It provides great communities and sub-divisions to live within and has a nice list of companies who have operations here making this city a very worthwhile community to call home.

And with all the parks & recreation, shopping/retail, entertainment venues, restaurants, and golf courses; you really have a pretty complete package of amenities.

Another added plus is that Westminster is very near the foothills, so the mountains and all the fun and adventure they have to offer are a hop, skip, and a jump away.

There are countless reasons to move and plant roots in Westminster, CO. However, if you really want to know if the potential new home is the right fit for you, you need to do more research.

Read more below about what Westminster, CO has to offer.


Best Schools in Westminster, CO

Westminster Colorado is actually part of two counties made up of Adams County (Adams 12 Five & Adams District 50) and Jefferson County schools.  Both counties provide excellent school districts, so it will just be a matter of identifying the areas of Westminster you like and then searching accordingly.  If public schools aren't what you are looking for, there are some excellent private and charter school options to consider as well.  As part of our process in helping you find the right home and area, we will review any schooling needs you have for you and your family.  One popular site you might want to check out is Great Schools, which will provide educational scores for public, private, and charter schools to aid you in your process.

Local Business Information

Westminster Promenade

Shops at Walnut Creek

Westminster City Center

The Orchard Town Center

The Ranch Country Club

Big Mac & Little Lu's

Hana Matsuri Sushi

Hideaway Steakhouse

Park Center Lounge

Ana's Mexican Grill

Hyland Hills Parks & Recreation

Lifetime Fitness in Westminster CO

Lifetime Fitness

and much, much more!

Westminster Parks and Recreation




Some other fun things to explore within Westminster include the Adventure Golf & Raceway which is located right by the Hyland Hills Golf Course, the very popular Water World for those hot summer days, Standley Lake providing water sports and camping activities, and Westminster is absolutely loaded with plenty of Parks and Recreation. Westminster also showcases the Historic Westminster Art District within an older part of the city, so as you can already tell Westminster has lot’s to offer it’s residents.

Westminster Sub-Divisions and Golf Course Communities


The last item on the list before we sign off is discussing some great neighborhoods to live within Westminster.  With such a wide array of areas and diversity, it would be hard to cover all of them in this section, but we thought it might be good to cover some of the more popular sub-divisions we tend to do a lot of business in to help give you a better feel for what is available and decide what might be a good fit for you and your family.

There are some great golf course communities to live within, and whether or not you are a golfer these communities tend to hold real estate value very well.  The Ranch is a great area to consider as it features its own Country Club and golf course and has become a very popular club to join if that something you enjoy.  A couple of other golf course communities in Westminster that are also worth checking out is Legacy Ridge and Hyland Greens East which is around the Hyland Hills golf course.

Not looking for a golf course community property?  You might want to check out the Lexington and the Huntington Trails areas as you will find some amazing custom homes built in these sub-divisions.  Another great area worth looking at within Westminster is Bradburn Village, giving an urban feel to a suburban area.  Master planned, this very nice sub-division features shopping, dining, and entertainment all within walking distance of the homes built within.  As you can probably tell, we could keep writing on and on about all of the great areas to explore living within Westminster as there is plenty to offer everyone.

Simply contact us if you are considering Westminster as your new place to call home, as we will be a great fit helping you find the right spot!



2842 Blue Jay Way – South Pointe

2842 Blue Jay Way
Lafayette, CO 80026

  • 3Beds
  • 3Baths
  • 3,676Square Feet

3273 Chandon Way – Highlands Ranch Firelight

3273 Chandon Way
Highlands Ranch, CO 80126

  • 3Beds
  • 3Baths
  • 4,212Square Feet

870 S. Bonnie Lane – Box Elder

870 S. Bonnie Lane
Watkins, CO 80137

  • 3Beds
  • 3Baths
  • 3,496Square Feet

15743 Elizabeth Circle W – Trailside

15743 Elizabeth Circle W
Thornton, CO 80602

  • 3Beds
  • 4Baths
  • 4,594Square Feet