Thornton Colorado Mortgage

Thornton of Colorado

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Farmers and ranchers, came to work the rich fertile soil and abundant water supply in the area, and settled Thornton, Colorado in the 1800’s. The area was growing during the gold rush days but Thornton, Colorado was mostly farmland. In 1953, Sam Hoffman purchased a lot off Washington Street about seven miles north of Denver. He plotted the area as a first fully planned community in Adams County. At this time, the new city of Thornton offered full municipal services from a single tax levy and included recreation services and free trash pickup. The city of Thornton was named in honor of Colorado Governor Dan Thornton.

In 1954, the Thornton Community Association (TCA) was formed and guided the city’s development. By the end of 1955, Thornton had 5,500 residents in over 1,200 homes. The TCA was also instrumental in incorporating Thornton in 1956 as a city.


Thornton, Colorado is located ten miles north of downtown Denver and adjacent to Interstate 25. Areas of Thornton, Colorado are located in Adams County and Weld County, Colorado.

As of January 2007, the population of Thornton, Colorado was 117,218 people. Thornton is the sixth most populous city in the state of Colorado and the 225 th most populous city in the U.S.

The total area of Thornton is 27.2 square miles of which 26.9 square miles is land and 0.3 square miles is water. The elevation of Thornton, Colorado is 5,342 feet above sea level. By the year 2025, Thornton will have most of the North Metro Corridor in Denver’s FastTracks commuter rail network.

The median income for a household in Thornton is $54,445, and the median income for a family is $68,612. The per capita income for Thornton is $41,471. Only about 4.0% of families and 5.2% of the population were below the poverty level.


Today, Thornton is a diverse community with a strong commitment to quality of life and environmental issues. Because of Thornton’s location, the city provides an excellent environment for cultural, recreational and outdoor activities. Just a short two-hour drive takes you to 28 major resort areas in the Rocky Mountains – or hop on Interstate 25 to downtown Denver, Boulder or any other city along the Front Range.

Thornton, Colorado has approximately 28,882 households, and 21,517 families residing in the city. There are over three-hundred forty subdivisions in Thornton, Colorado. Some of the beatiful subdivsions in Thornton are Autumn Creek, Ash Grove, Tuscany Heights, North Creek Farms, Gleneagle Estates and Skylake Ranch. The average home price in 2006 was $197,004 and Money Magazine ranked Thornton, Colorado as one of the best places to live in the U.S.

If you are considering moving to Thornton, Colorado and looking to finance a new or used home, contact Stone Creek Mortgage. We have helped thousands of people for over 14 years get loans for homes in Thornton, Colorado. Even if you are unable to obtain conventional financing on any property in Thornton, Stone Creek Mortgage can find the right financing for you. He has funded loans within 96 hours of the initial request and finds you the right and fairest solution for your home mortgage loan.


Elitch Gardens (Web site founded in 1890 is a theme park located at 2000 Elitch Circle. Elitch Gardens is a great family entertainment place that has a fun water park, thrill rides and exciting concerts and entertainment for the whole family.

Rocky Mountain National Park (Web site: is located ninety miles west of Thornton, Colorado. The Park is a living showcase of the grandeur of the Rocky Mountains. Elevations in the Park range from 8,000 feet, low grassy valleys, to 14,259 feet at the top of Longs Peak. Thousands of visitors come to Rocky Mountain National Park each year to view the breathtaking scenery and experience camping, hiking and biking along the many trails of the park.


With nearly 1,000 acres of land developed or designated for public parks, Thornton, Colorado has aggressively pursued recreation programs for its community. There are numerous lighted tennis courts, athletic fields, indoor and outdoor swimming pools, recreation centers and gymnasiums offering recreation opportunities for people of all ages and activity levels.


Adams 12 – 5 Star School District serves the Thornton, Colorado schools. There are 24 schools in Thornton, Colorado with 16,974 students enrolled.
The High Schools in Thornton include:

High Plains High School
455 East Eppinger Boulevard
Thornton, CO 80229

Thornton High School
9351 North Washington Street
Thornton, CO 80229
Web site: Thornton High School

Horizon High School
5321 E. 136th Ave.
Thornton , CO 80602 –
Web site:

Skyview High School
9000 York Street
Thornton, CO 80229
This high school is in the Mapleton 1 School District
Web site:

Some of the colleges in Thornton, Colorado are:

Everest College(Web site located at 9065 Grant St. Thornton, Colorado offers degrees in Business, Criminal Justice, Homeland Security Specialist, Medical Administrative Assistant, Medical Assisting, Medical Insurance Billing-Coding, Paralegal and Surgical Technologist.

ITT Technical Institute (Web site located at 500 East 84 th Avenue , Thornton, Colorado , is a private college that focuses on technology-oriented programs of study. It operates over 85 ITT Technical Institutes in 30 states that predominantly provide career-focused, degree programs to approximately 40,000 students.

Kaplan College (Web site Kaplan College) located at 500 East Eighty-fourth Avenue, Thornton, Colorado offers certificates to associate degrees for career training, skill development, and professional knowledge in Criminal Justice, General Practice Paralegal, Medical Assisting, Medical Office Specialist, Paralegal and Pharmacy Technician.


Wells Fargo 
9828 Grant St .
Thornton , Colorado 80229
Phone: (800) 869 3557

Wells Fargo 
12040 Colorado Blvd ,
Thornton , Colorado 80229
Phone: 303 457 7605

First Bank 
3801 E. 120th Ave.
Thornton , Colorado 80229
Phone: 303 237 5000


Thornton is located ten miles north of downtown Denver. In Denver, you can find many employment opportunities. Qwest Communications,AT&T Communications Products and Services and King Soopersare all within a short distance drive from Thornton, Colorado.

The City of Thornton (Web site: located at 9500 Civic Center Drive, Thornton, phone 303 538 7200, offers job opportunities in their various departments such as public safety, community services, infrastructure, development and management services.


Xcel Energy
24-hour Electric and Gas Emergency Contacts:
Electric Emergency/Power Outage 
Gas Emergency/Gas Odor 
Web site:

Thornton Police Department 
9551 Civic Center Drive
Thornton, CO 80229
Phone: 720 977 5020
Web site:

Adams County Sheriff’s Department 
332 N 19th Avenue
Brighton, Colorado 80601
Phone: (303)654-1850
Web site:

Thornton Fire Department 
9551 Civic Center Drive
Thornton, CO 80229
Phone: 303 538 7602
Web site: City of Thornton Fire Department

The City of Thornton (Web site: provides water, sewer and trash services to its residents. Thornton’s water sources include Clear Creek and the South Platte River.


For the latest fashions with great prices, the shopping malls in and around Thornton, Colorado are the best. The Thornton Plaza Shopping Center located at 3730 E 120th Ave, is a long established mall in the area that has been updated with fine retail stores and restaurants.

Thornton Town Center Mall located at I-25 & 104th St., Thornton, Colorado has a new Super Wal-Mart, Gander Mountain and movie theaters.

Not far from Thornton, Colorado is FlatIron Crossing Mall located at FlatIron Crossing Drive and Interlocken Loop. FlatIrion Crossing Mall has fantastic indoor stores as well as an open-air shopping village. You’ll find retail department stores like Macy’s, Dillards, Nordstrom along with great restaurants such as Gordon Biersch Brewery, P.F. Chang’s China Bistro and Red Robin.