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Welcome to Golden!

Golden at duskGolden is a beautiful place to call home. Just ask any of the thousands of people here who already do!

The following pages will help you get acquainted with all the City of Golden has to offer its residents, whether you just moved here, or have been here 20 years.

If you’re brand new, our Resident’s Guide will help make the transition as easy as possible, with phone numbers and helpful information about the community all in one easy place. You’ll also find helpful information on how to get involved with the community, from living sustainably in Golden to applying for a neighborhood grant. Learn about the City of Golden’s history as an early goldrush town, find information on the city’s trash and recycling services, transit services, or dog licensing policies, or find something fun to do on an afternoon off with a list of all the great recreation activities and attractions available in the area.

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 Golden was named after Thomas L. Golden,
a gold prospector who arrived in Jefferson County in 1858.

Additional Resources

City of Golden, Colorado
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