Town of Windsor, CO
Voted One of Colorado's Best Cities to Live
Windsor is situated 59 miles north of Denver, between the towns of Fort Collins, Loveland, and Greeley. It’s an ideal place to raise a family and build your life.
What Life’s Like in Windsor
Shopping and Restaurants
You can browse the shops and businesses on downtown Windsor’s charming main street, eat at one of over 45 restaurants or go shopping at the nearby Centerra Center. There are plenty of options to choose from.
Windsor has direct access to I-25, and it’s an easy commute to Fort Collins or Denver. Loveland and Greeley are both just 25 minutes away – and area companies like Google, Amazon, HP, and Smuckers are all within an hour’s drive of Windsor.
Hiking and Biking
There are over 40 miles of hiking and biking trails in Windsor, making it an incredibly fitness-friendly town. In fact, 92% of all Windsor parks fall within a 10-minute walk of each Windsor household. No matter where you live in Windsor, you have easy access to a recreational facility.
Windsor Lake is a two-mile wide lake where you can boat, paddle board, fish, and swim. The lake has a dog beach and a 2.25-mile walking path around its perimeter.
Windsor will soon be the home of the Rocky Mountain Sports Park (RMSP), the world’s largest sports park. The new facility, which is scheduled to open in 2019, will feature a 10,000-seat stadium, 64 fields for all amateur levels of play, indoor training facilities, concession stands, and housing accommodations for guests.
Top 10 Employers
Windsor is growing
High-performance companies call Windsor home. The town’s top ten employers are:
- Vestas (Wind Energy)
- Weld County RE-4 Schools
- Carestream (Medical Imaging)
- Owens – Illinois (Glass Manufacturing)
- Kodak Alaris (Imaging and Technology)
- King Soopers (Grocery Stores)
- Town of Windsor
- UFP Windsor LLC (Building Materials Supplier)
- Metal Container Corp (Manufacturing)
- Columbine Commons (Health Care)
In nearby areas, large companies are expanding and bringing thousands of jobs to Colorado. For example, Amazon is opening a fulfillment center in Aurora and will be creating 1,000 new jobs. Smuckers is opening a manufacturing plant in Longmont and bringing as many as 500 new jobs to the area. And Google is expanding their operation in Boulder and adding as many as 200 new employees. The Denver area is burgeoning with new opportunities. Dozens of companies are moving in or expanding their operations in the state.