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Welcome to Firestone ...

The town of Firestone is located in Weld County<1>.

The location of Firestone has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Firestone has a population of 14,039 people<3> (see below for details).

While we don't have a date for the establishment of Firestone, you might get a feel for its founding by knowing that they incorporated October 8, 1908.

Firestone is 4,910 feet [1,497 m] above sea level.<4> In other words, the elevation of Firestone is about 1 mile [or 1½ km] above sea level.

Time Zone: Firestone lies in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time

Area codes for Firestone: (303) and (720)<5>

The ZIP code for Firestone: 80520<6>

Websites for Firestone ...

Official Website: www.ci.firestone.co.us/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Firestone had an population of 14,039 people. This is an increase of 38.36% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 635.8% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Firestone had a population of 10,147 people. This makes Firestone the county's 5th most populous community.

The population of Firestone represents 0.2% of the population of Colorado (which has 5,029,196 people), making it the state's 44th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 10,147 people, the population of Firestone increased 431.81% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,908 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Firestone.

Communities Also Named Firestone ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 6 communities that are also named Firestone - they are located in Alabama, California, Georgia, Nebraska and North Carolina (2).

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Firestone.

Communities near Firestone ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Firestone.

  • Thornton [Adams County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Thornton
    • Thornton [Adams County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<7> to the south of Firestone
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 148,113 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Thornton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Thornton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Thornton<8>
  • Longmont [Boulder County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Longmont
    • Longmont [Boulder County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<7> to the west of Firestone
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 98,445 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Longmont
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Longmont<8>
  • Loveland [Larimer County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Loveland
    • Loveland [Larimer County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<7> to the north of Firestone
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 83,517 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Loveland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Loveland
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Loveland<8>
  • Broomfield [Broomfield County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Broomfield
    • Broomfield [Broomfield County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<7> to the southwest of Firestone
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 72,236 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Broomfield have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Broomfield
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Broomfield<8>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Commerce City [Adams County]
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      • Commerce City [Adams County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<7> to the southeast of Firestone
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 59,317 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Commerce City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Commerce City
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Commerce City<8>
    • Brighton [Adams County]
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      • Brighton [Adams County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<7> to the southeast of Firestone
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 40,783 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brighton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Brighton<8>
    • Northglenn [Adams County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Northglenn
      • Northglenn [Adams County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<7> to the south of Firestone
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 38,845 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Northglenn have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Northglenn
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Northglenn<8>
    • Erie [Boulder County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Erie
      • Erie [Boulder County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<7> to the southwest of Firestone
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 30,318 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Erie have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Erie
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Erie<8>
    • Lafayette [Boulder County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lafayette
      • Lafayette [Boulder County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<7> to the southwest of Firestone
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 28,579 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lafayette have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lafayette
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lafayette<8>
    • Evans [Weld County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Evans
      • Evans [Weld County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<7> to the northeast of Firestone
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 23,183 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Evans have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Evans
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Evans<8>

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Firestone. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Firestone.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Firestone. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Firestone.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Firestone. See our Newspapers Page for Firestone.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Firestone ...

Looking for more information about Firestone? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Firestone, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Firestone.

Adding Firestone to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Firestone in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Firestone was

We also found Firestone

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Firestone on our Genealogy Page.

Cities, Towns and Villages of Colorado

About Weld County

About Colorado

The official website for Firestone: www.ci.firestone.co.us/

The official website for Weld County: www.co.weld.co.us/

The official website for State of Colorado: https://www.colorado.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Colorado's counties, including Weld, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Firestone.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Firestone - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Area code (720) is an overlay for area code (303).
<6>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a town (such as Firestone). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Firestone or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<7>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Firestone) to Point B.If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Firestone. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from FirestoneOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Firestone. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.1462, Longitude: -104.9397       In this case, the coordinates for Firestone have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<8>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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