Littleton, Colorado

Littleton: A city in Arapahoe County, Colorado. It is located on the South Platte River in the southeastern part of the state. Littleton is known for its many parks and green spaces, its many historical sites, and its many attractions, such as the Littleton Museum and the Littleton Public Library.


Littleton is a city located in the county of Arapahoe in the U.S. state of Colorado. Its population at the 2010 census was 41,737. After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 46,000 inhabitants.

The city was created 133 years ago in 1890.

Littleton locator map
Location of Littleton on Colorado map.

Quick Facts about Littleton

Population : 46,000 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Colorado (United States)
County : Arapahoe County
Twitter username : CityofLittleton
Water as percent of area : 6.44%
Land as percent of area : 93.56%
Altitude : 5,351 feet / 1631 meters
Capital city : Littleton is capital of Arapahoe County
Establishment : March 03, 1890 (133 years ago)
Time Zone : UTC−07:00, Mountain Time Zone
Local time : 09:35:08 (21st September 2023)
Postal code : 80120
Population growth : 9.27% (2010-2020)
Weather : 50℉ Slight Chance Showers And Thunderstorms then Mostly Cloudy 7-days weather
2450 Main St 'Town Hall' 2015-06 801 image
2450 Main St 'Town Hall' 2015-06 801
2450 Main St 'Town Hall' 2015-06 801 image


Littleton is located at 39°36'48"N 105°0'60"W (39.6133200, -105.0166500).

Littleton map


Littleton forecast: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm. Mostly cloudy. Low around 50, with temperatures rising to around 52 overnight. South southwest wind 5 to 12 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph. more


The population of Littleton increased by 9.27% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 41,737 - census
2011 43,090 3.14% estimation process
2012 43,780 1.58% estimation process
2013 44,411 1.42% estimation process
2014 44,727 0.71% estimation process
2015 46,297 3.39% estimation process
2016 46,544 0.53% estimation process
2017 47,794 2.62% estimation process
2018 48,012 0.45% estimation process
2019 48,065 0.11% estimation process
2020 46,000 -4.49% estimation process

Littleton zip code is 80120. County name: Arapahoe, County fips: 08005

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People born in Littleton (52)

People born in Littleton, including fiction writer Sheri S. Tepper, singer, songwriter, and actor Ross Lynch, composer, arranger, producer, and pianist Dave Grusin, .


  • Cody Longo (Cody Longo is an actor, musician, and producer originally from Denver, Colorado. Well-known for TV shows Brothers & Sisters, CSI: NY, and Secrets & Lies. Also an accomplished recording artist and producer.) he was born in 04/03/1988
  • Steven Christopher Parker (American actor) he was born in 08/01/1989
  • Allan Kayser (American actor) he was born in 18/12/1963
  • Seth Trembly (American soccer player) he was born in 21/03/1982
  • Riker Lynch (American singer and actor) he was born in 08/11/1991
  • Ryan Miller (American football player, offensive lineman) he was born in 06/07/1989
  • Stephen Keel (American soccer player) he was born in 11/04/1983
  • Christine Scanlan (American politician) she was born in 01/01/1964
  • Claude Burton (American racing driver) he was born in 05/07/1903
  • Craig Thompson (American soccer player) he was born in 24/01/1986
  • David Monas Maloney (Catholic bishop) he was born in 15/03/1912
  • Gregory A. Phillips (United States Circuit Judge) he was born in 17/08/1960
  • Heather Robinson (Screenwriter, Producer, Author) she was born in 31/07/1978
  • Jared Dillinger (PBA Basketball Player) he was born in 06/01/1984
  • John Goscha (American businessman) he was born in 19/03/1984
  • John Matthews (American football player, born 1986) he was born in 19/04/1986
  • Kris Bergstrom (American musician) he was born in 12/07/1976
  • Mark Holzemer (American baseball player) he was born in 20/08/1969

Schools in Littleton

College & universities near Littleton, CO

Code Name City ZIP
126289 Arapahoe Community College Littleton (CO) 80160-9002
126979 Denver Seminary Littleton (CO) 80120
447166 Empire Beauty School-Littleton Littleton (CO) 80123
466161 National American University-Centennial Centennial (CO) 80122-3157
127273 Iliff School of Theology Denver (CO) 80210-4798

Stations (12)

Amtrak & bus stations near Littleton, CO

Code Name Address Type
DEB Denver (Bus Station), Colorado 1055 19th Street BUS
DEN Union Station 1701 Wynkoop Street RAIL
PJT Pine Junction, CO 76 Mount Evans Boulevard BUS
BLD Boulder, Colorado 30th & Diagonal Highway BUS
LGM Longmont, Colorado 623 Main St. BUS

Post offices near Littleton

Post Office Name City ZIP
Littleton Post Office Littleton (CO) 80120
Englewood Post Office Englewood (CO) 80110
Centennial Post Office Centennial (CO) 80122
Downtown Englewood Post Office Englewood (CO) 80113
Bear Valley Post Office Denver (CO) 80227

Other places with the same name (6)

Other cities in Arapahoe County

Cities, towns, neighborhoods & other populated places in Arapahoe County , CO.

City Name Population Title
Centennial 110,156 The second most populous city in Arapahoe County, Colorado.
Southglenn 42,268 Neighborhood in Centennial, Colorado, United States
Englewood 35,099 City in Bergen County, New Jersey, United States
Castlewood 25,271 City in Hamlin County, South Dakota, United States
Greenwood Village 14,907 City in Colorado
Cherry Hills Village 6,620 City in Colorado, United States
Sheridan 6,027 City in State of Colorado, United States
Glendale 5,102 City in Colorado
Columbine Valley 1,508 City in Arapahoe County, Colorado, United States of America
Byers 1,160 City in Arapahoe County, Colorado, United States
Bow Mar 947 Town of the United States
Deer Trail 856 City in Arapahoe County, Colorado, United States of America
Foxfield 771 City in Arapahoe County, Colorado, United States of America

Distance to Other Cities

Littleton distances to largest Colorado cities