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Statistics & Facts

The Colorado state capital is Denver.
The population of Littleton is approximately 37,649 (1994), 41737 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 15,662 (1994), 18312 (2010).
The amount of land area in Littleton is 31.939 sq. kilometers.
The amount of land area in Littleton is 13.5 sq. miles.
The amount of surface water is 0.999 sq kilometers.
The distance from Littleton to Washington DC is 1588 miles.
The distance to the Colorado state capital is 14 miles. (as the crow flies)
Littleton is positioned 39.59 degrees north of the equator and 105.01 degrees west of the prime meridian.
Littleton elevation is 5,389 feet above sea level.
Littleton median income is $ 51,000.


south of Denver in central Colorado. Here is a map page for Littleton.
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History & History Related Items

Richard Little of New Hampshire came in 1861 as an engineer. He surveyed an area several miles south of Denver. He like it so much that he filed a home stake and other land claims. In 1862, he brought his wife, Angeline, to live. She had been ill and the dry climate here nearly cured her! A plat was filed in 1872 by the Littles to form their property into the village of Littleton.
In 1902, Arapahoe County was divided in Denver, Adams, Washington, Yuma, and of course, Arapahoe Counties. The town of Littleton was named the temporary county seat. In an election in 1904, Littleton won a bid to become the permanent county seat against Englewood.
A history page for Littleton - - great information - pictures- Timeline, etc!
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The incorporation of Littleton

1890, March 8. At the time, the population was 245 people


Learn more about Littleton, Colorado

Bega Australia is Littleton's sister city -

Littleton Historical MuseumM
6028 S. Gallup St.
Littleton, CO 80120
Phone: 303-795-3950

WWII Memorial
Ketring Park
6000 S. Gallup St.
Littleton, CO
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Littleton City Government

City of Littleton
City of Littleton
2255 W. Berry Ave.
Littleton, CO 80165
phone: 303-795-3700

Littleton has a council-city manager form of government. There are seven council members, three of whom serve at large and four represent specific districts. The Mayor is elected by the council for a two year term. The council appoints the city manager.Littleton is the County Seat for Arapahoe County. There is also a small portion of Littleton located in Jefferson County.

Littleton Libraries

Bemis Public Library
6014 S. Datura St.
Littleton, CO 80120
Phone: 303-795-3961

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