Serving my clients at the highest level means providing them with as much information as possible! I have put together a list of the areas and subdivisions in and around Brighton and Thornton. You can read quick summaries here or find more in-depth information on each area’s specific page. If there’s anything else you want to know or any details you can’t find here don’t hesitate to reach out.
Brighton is a Northeastern Denver suburb located on the banks of the South Platte River. The first inhabitants settled there in 1860 and in 1881 it officially became a town. The founder of the city, Daniel Carmichael named it after his wife’s birthplace in the UK. Brighton is located in Adams County and has a population of around 40,000. It has a small town feel but it’s a place rich in culture and history. Located near the mountains it’s a great way to be close to nature while also being the gateway to the Denver Metro area. This is a relatively young town and in 2011 it was chosen as one of the 100 Best Communities for Young People.
Todd Creek – Brighton CO
Todd Creek Farms is a subdivision established around 2007. There are 371 single family homes which belong to the HOA. In this area you can be close to nature and have access to the many walking trails throughout the area. Todd Creek Meadows as another nearby subdivision with its own HOA. Both of these are located nearby the Todd Creek golf course which has special member’s rates for residents.
Eagle Shadow – Brighton CO
Thornton is another Northeastern Denver suburb also in Adams County. It’s about 10 miles from downtown Denver. Until 1953 the area was mainly farmland after which Sam Hoffman laid out the town and started building the community. The town was named in honor of former Colorado governor Dan Thornton. The town is considered one of the most desirable places to live in the US. The population of Thornton is around 136,000 and is steadily growing! It’s a culturally diverse place and in a great location for those who love the outdoors.
Gleneagle Estates, Thornton
This subdivision is known for its privacy, open space and beautiful mountain views. There are 104 homesites!
Cavanaugh Hills – Bromley CO