Lafayette, Colorado

Lafayette, Colorado

18 Miles north of Denver -- 10 miles east of Boulder

Lafayette boasts an exemplary parks system and an attractive downtown with restaurants, coffee shops and boutiques.   It is a thriving community, with the cultural and commercial center still being found in the revitalized Old Town district.  A variety of unique events are held each yer, including an Oatmeal Festival, Peach Festival, Wine Festival and Lafayette Days.

Lafayette and Mary Miller were among the thousands of immigrants to make their homes along the front range in 1862.  They made their permanent home in the present site of Lafayette.  In 1884, the richest vein of coal in the Boulder Valley was discovered on the Miller Ranch.  Mary Miller, then a widow, platted a 150-acre town site in 1888 and named it Lafayette, after her late husband.  

When the coal industry declined, Lafayette relied on agriculture for its continuing prosperity.  Rapid growth in Denver and Boulder brought Lafayette substantial residential growth, and as the town grew, the farming-base economy shifted again to commercial enterprises and small industrial and manufacturing.

http://www.cityoflafayette.com   

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$550,000
Lafayette, CO
3
beds
3
baths
Listing courtesy of Staufer Team Real Estate IRES
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$444,000
Lafayette, CO
3
beds
2
baths
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$499,900
Lafayette, CO
3
beds
4
baths
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$719,000
Lafayette, CO
4
beds
4
baths
Listing courtesy of CopperWest Colorado, Inc. IRES
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