The Town of Parker is a quickly growing community with a colorful history. Founded in 1864, it did not become a municipality until 1981 so you’ll find a lot of new development including apartments, townhomes, single family and luxury homes with acreage. Parker balances rural living with the conveniences and amenities of a large city and has a hometown feel. Located 20 miles Southeast of Denver and just 10 minutes from DTC this is a great alternative to city living.
The Town offers a variety of community events and boasts an award-winning Recreation Center. Parker also has an amazing network of trails for biking, hiking, skating and horseback riding, as well as numerous parks and open spaces. The Parker Arboretum features a variety of trees unique to the area.
o Elevation: Parker sits at an elevation of 5,900 feet above sea level
o Size and Population: The Town of Parker is 21.5 square miles with a current population of approximately 50,677 people residing within the incorporated Town boundaries
o School District: Students residing in Parker are within the Douglas County School District RE 1
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