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10 Interesting Facts About Parker, Colorado

Facts About Parker

  1. Parker is located in northeastern Douglas County at 39°31′10″N 104°45′57″W (39.519488, −104.765833).
  2. As a self-declared "Town" under the home rule statutes, Parker is the second most populous town in the county.
  3. The town has a total area of 20.5 square miles, of which 0.02 square miles, or 0.08%, is water. Cherry Creek flows through Parker on its way north toward Denver.
  4. The name of the settlement was changed to Parker in 1882. It was first called Parkers' for the two brothers and largest landowners, but the apostrophe was later dropped.
  5. The town was incorporated in 1981, and Salisbury was Parker's first mayor.
  6. Parker, Colorado was founded in 1864.
  7. Parker sits at an elevation of 5,900 feet above sea level.
  8. Parker has over 200 acres of developed parkland and over 900 acres of open space.
  9. The Town of Parker had a population of 60,737 as of July 1, 2021.
  10. The median household income of parker is $110,934.
 
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