Thornton, Adams County, Colorado
Thornton: City in Adams County, Colorado, United States of America
Thornton is a city located in the county of Adams in the U.S. state of Colorado. Its population at the 2010 census was 118,772. After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 148,113 inhabitants.
The city was created 66 years ago in 1956.
Quick Facts about Thornton
|Population :||148,113 (2020)|
|Country :||United States of America|
|State :||Colorado (United States)|
|County :||Adams County|
|Water as percent of area :||3.08%|
|Land as percent of area :||96.92%|
|Altitude :||5,351 feet / 1631 meters|
|Establishment :||June 06, 1956 (66 years ago)|
|Time Zone :||Mountain Time Zone|
|Local time :||09:11:30 (31st January 2023)|
|Postal code :||80241|
|Population growth :||19.81% (2010-2020)|
Thornton is located at 39°52'5"N 104°58'19"W (39.8680400, -104.9719200).
- Official Website
Official website of Thornton
The population of Thornton increased by 19.81% in 10 years.
People born in Thornton (10)
- Edward Casso (American politician) he was born in 03/03/1948
- Kyle Sleeth (American baseball player) he was born in 20/12/1981
- Josh Bredl (American professional wrestler) he was born in 28/01/1991
- Logan Hitzeman (American soccer player) he was born in 02/06/2001
- Abraham Rodriguez (soccer player) he was born in 19/06/2002
- Billy Gonzales (American football player and coach) he was born in 18/07/1971
- Clint Baumstark (American soccer player) he was born in 09/01/1983
Schools in Thornton
College & universities near Thornton, CO
|127787||Altierus Career College-Thornton||Thornton (CO)||80229-4339|
|404912||Pima Medical Institute-Denver||Denver (CO)||80221|
|454847||National Beauty College||Denver (CO)||80221|
|128337||Empire Beauty School-Thornton||Thornton (CO)||80233|
|482440||DeVry University-Colorado||Westminster (CO)||80234|
Amtrak & bus stations near Thornton, CO
|DEB||Denver (Bus Station), Colorado||1055 19th Street||BUS|
|DEN||Union Station||1701 Wynkoop Street||RAIL|
|BLD||Boulder, Colorado||30th & Diagonal Highway||BUS|
|LGM||Longmont, Colorado||623 Main St.||BUS|
|PJT||Pine Junction, CO||76 Mount Evans Boulevard||BUS|
Post offices near Thornton
|Post Office Name||City||ZIP|
|Thornton Post Office||Thornton (CO)||80229|
|Northview Post Office||Northglenn (CO)||80234|
|Dupon Post Office||Commerce City (CO)||80022|
|North Post Office||Denver (CO)||80221|
|Northglenn Post Office||Northglenn (CO)||80233|
Other places with the same name (6)
- Thornton , New Hampshire town in Grafton County, New Hampshire, United States with a population of 2,553 people.
- Thornton , Illinois village in Cook County, Illinois, USA with a population of 2,367 people.
- Thornton , Texas town in Limestone County, Texas with a population of 524 people.
- Thornton , Iowa human settlement in Cerro Gordo County, Iowa, United States of America with a population of 401 people.
- Thornton , Arkansas city in Calhoun County, Arkansas, United States with a population of 375 people.
Other cities in Adams County
Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Adams County , CO.
|Aurora||387,377||City in Kane County, Illinois, United States|
|Westminster||115,046||Borough and city in London|
|Commerce City||60,336||City in Adams County, Colorado, United States|
|Brighton||40,783||County seat of Adams County, Colorado, United States|
|Northglenn||38,845||City in Colorado|
|Sherrelwood||18,287||Census-designated place in Adams County, Colorado|
|Welby||14,846||Census-designated place in Colorado|
|Lone Tree||13,614||City in Douglas County, Colorado, United States of America|
|Federal Heights||13,598||City in Adams County, Colorado, United States|
|Berkley||11,207||Census designated place|
|Twin Lakes||6,101||City in Freeborn County, Minnesota, United States of America|
|Todd Creek||3,768||Census-designated place in Adams County, Colorado|
|Bennett||3,017||Town in Colorado|
Distance to Other Cities
Thornton distances to largest Colorado cities