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Adams County

Adams County is located in the north Denver Metro areas and covers over 1100 square miles. It has a population of over 525,000 residents. The county seat is Brighton, and the largest city is Thornton. According to the 2020 census there are over 10,000 businesses located in Adams County. The county is forecasted to be one of the fastest growing in Colorado by 2050.

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City of Thornton

City of Thornton is home to over 144,000 residents; it is a home rule city located in Adams and Weld counties. There are over 1400 acres of greenfield sites ready for development. Situated on the I25 corridor Thornton is now home to an Amazon Delivery Center, Sashco and Meati Foods.

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Adams 12 Five Star Schools

Adams 12 Five Star serves over 35,000 students who speak over 95 different languages. There are over forty-five schools in the district that offer a wide variety of programming, including the Future Forward program which provides career and technical education opportunities across the district.

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Mapleton Public Schools

Mapleton Public Schools serves over 7000 students in small by design schools and one on-line academy. Mapleton covers over 25 square miles in north metro Denver area. The district reinvented itself and is a 100% choice district. Families choose the school that works best for their child and the district provides transportation to all students.

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School District 27J

School District 27J (SD 27J) serves over 20,000 students, in over thirty schools including an on-line academy, a magnet school and several charter schools. SD 27J is one of the largest employers in Brighton and plays a key role in creating a healthy climate in our community.