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Facts About Commerce City, Colorado

10 Interesting Facts About Commerce City, Colorado

Facts About Commerce City

  1. The City of Commerce City is a home rule municipality located in Adams County, Colorado, United States.
  2. The estimated population of Commerce City is 62,418, as of 2020.
  3. Commerce City is located at 39°50′27″N 104°54′4″W (39.840735, -104.901139).
  4. The city had a total area of 23,295 acres, including 254 acres of water.
  5. Commerce City was incorporated as a town in July of 1952, and a decade later it achieved the status of a city.
  6. In 1859, John D. "Colonel Jack" Henderson built a ranch, trading post, and hotel on Henderson Island in the South Platte River in Arapahoe County, Kansas Territory.
  7. Commerce City is twinned with the following sister city Nanning, People's Republic of China
  8. Notable individuals who were born in or have lived in Commerce City include Ronnie Bradford, Dominick Moreno, Joe Rogers & JoAnn Windholz.
  9. Commerce City is home to an oil refinery with 98,000 barrels per day.
  10. Commerce was formally known as Commerce Town, after annexing Derby in 1962, and with the increase in population, the name changed to Commerce City.
   
Facts About Commerce City, Colorado
Facts About Commerce City, Colorado

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