Located at the Rocky Mountains base, Golden was founded during the Pike’s Peak Gold Rush in 1859. Established as a minting camp, Golden has grown into one of the most charming towns in Colorado.

Fast Facts about Golden, Colorado

  • School Districts: Jefferson County School District (JEFFCO Public Schools)
  • Nearby Attractions: The Buffalo Bill Museum and Grave, Colorado Railroad Museum, Coors Brewery Tour
  • Parks & Outdoor Spaces: Lookout Mountain, Table Mountain, and Golden Gate State Park