Boulder (40n01, 105w16 MST) is a city located in Boulder County, Colorado, USA. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 94,673. It is home to the University of Colorado at Boulder, the largest university in Colorado. It has an elevation of 5,430 feet and is 50 km (35 miles) northwest of Denver. Boulder is the largest city in the county and the eighth largest in the state. It is the county seat of Boulder County.
Boulder is well known for its commitment to preserving open space and limited population growth. However, by 2000, limited residential growth combined with university and commercial growth to create traffic congestion and very expensive real estate..
Boulder has a reputation as a bastion of liberalism. One mayor of the city famously described Boulder as "nestled between the mountains and reality." and is also commonly known as the “People’s Republic of Boulder”. Boulder is, however, diverse and includes a substantial number of conservative and libertarian residents.
Web Sites and Links
Boulder Community NetworkCommunity links in the arts, recreation and administration.
Boulder GuideComprehensive resource with restaurant menus, dining, shopping and professional information.
Total BoulderEntertainment, recreation, events, lodging, University of Colorado, and local business information.