Wheat Ridge Local Movers
Moving in Wheat Ridge
Nestled in Jefferson County, Colorado, lies the town of Wheat Ridge, which is located five miles west of Denver. Founded as a community in 1859, Wheat Ridge had important beginnings as a farming community that supported Denver and other mining areas. Wheat Ridge is about 9.5 square miles and has a population deeply rooted in preserving the area and restoring historical aspects, such as a historic log cabin, known as Baugh Cabin, which was recently restored.
Wheat Ridge gets its name from the golden ridges of wheat that travelers used to see when passing through the area when headed to mountain gold camps. Wheat Ridge is positioned conveniently between Arvada, Denver, Lakewood, Edgewater and Golden along its borders. Wheat Ridge is brimming with trails, parks, and bicycle paths which are in line with the active community residing in the Denver metro area.
Wheat Ridge is an area that has firm roots in history, family, and preserving nature. With 20 well-maintained parks, four lakes, and a 250 acre conservation area, Wheat Ridge is an ideal place to raise a family if you are looking to utilize an active community filled with public amenities, such as the 70,000 square foot recreation center.