Getting to Know Loveland, Colorado
Posted by Client Care on Friday, January 11th, 2013 at 3:44pm.
When most people think of Colorado they immediately think of cities like Denver or Boulder, but there are some many other hip, up and coming cities in Colorado too. A lot of people are now moving north of Boulder and Denver to discover places like Greeley, Loveland and Fort Collins. With Colorado State University based in this area many college students, working professionals, and young families are considering these areas to be highly desirable. Loveland, Colorado offers new residents wholesome family values, a wide variety of housing options, great schools, a steady real estate market, beautiful views, and plenty of job opportunities. If you have been thinking of moving to Northern Colorado, Loveland is a great choice.
With less then 70,000 people Loveland, Colorado is considered the second most populated place in Larimer County. Located about 46 miles to the north of Denver and less then 14 miles south of Fort Collins, Loveland's old agricultural economy is now being recognized for its major companies like Hewlett-Packard and Teledyne.
Surrounded by county land, Loveland maintains a small-town feel despite its growing community. In fact Loveland is home to a large percentage of native residents and seniors today. Loveland has expanded with great numbers to the east and will soon reach Interstate 25 and U.S. Highway 34. Making it even better situated for commercial commerce. New shopping centers and the Budweiser Events Centre are already located in this area and are contributing to the career opportunities for residents.
The Ft Collins-Loveland area has been identified by several national publications like Money Magazine, USA Today, and AARP the Magazine as being one of the best places to live in America. With a large population of artists, Loveland is host to three foundries and an art museum. Another interesting fact about Loveland is that it is the home of the Valentine Re-Mailing Program. People all over the world send their valentines to Loveland to be hand stamped with a special cachet and postal identification as the official home of romance. This program regularly gets more than 160,000 cards every year and has a prestigious annual contest to select the verse and stamp.
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