Englewood Past & Present
Englewood, CO was discovered in 1858 by William Green Russell when he struck gold on the now Little Dry Creek. However, Thomas Skerritt, Englewood’s founder, began developing the area in 1860 and built the city’s first road four years later which connected it to Denver. By the early 1960s the remainder of Englewood had been developed after a large building boom. Englewood is now a Home Rule Municipality and home to a population of about 30,255 residents. It is located less than seven miles south from downtown Denver and only a couple hours from the beautiful Rocky Mountains.
Englewood Schools, Parks & Recreation
Englewood is home to a dozen wonderful parks which incorporates numerous athletic fields, open spaces, dog parks, playgrounds and miles of walking trails. Also within the city’s limits is the Broken Tee Golf Course, a Championship 18-hole course with a large driving range and practice area fun for all skill levels. With its close proximity to downtown Denver, Englewood locals can also enjoy plenty of shopping, dining and entertainment.
Students living in Englewood are served by the Englewood Public Schools. There are four elementary schools and two middle schools in the area. Englewood high schoolers have the option to attend either Englewood High or Colorado’s Finest Alternative High School. The city also has a few private schools that serve Englewood students.
Englewood Real Estate
Englewood has seen an 11% increase in its median home value in the past year leaving single-family homes around $327,600. Home buyers can expect to see the median list price per square foot to be around $307. Want to see the latest Englewood housing market activity? Create a free custom market report for YOUR neighborhood or area!