What Matters to You? Find it in Frederick

What Matters to You?

Is it a safe community with trails where your kids can ride their bikes? A neighborhood full of people who will lend a hand and know you by name? What about getting together with your friends over some BBQ while watching your children enjoy a splash pad? You can find all of these things and more in Frederick, Colorado. Take a look and learn more about what matters to us.


Room to Grow in a Place that Feels Like Home

If you’re looking for some room to grow, we’ve got it in Frederick. You can get 46% more house for the same amount of money you’d spend in the Denver Metro area. Compared to surrounding communities, Frederick offers the best property tax mill levy rate, see how it stacks up:
Frederick: 6.555%
Dacono: 26.401%
Erie: 16.567%
Firestone: 6.805%
Longmont: 13.420%
Mead: 11.522%

In the Center of Everything

Frederick is just 35 minutes from Downtown Denver and 33 minutes from Denver International Airport. With close proximity to Longmont, Boulder, Brighton and Broomfield, you have access to a wide range of jobs, entertainment and all that larger cities have to offer while knowing you can come home to your cozy and friendly small town, Frederick. You’ll have access to local recreational opportunities at Frederick Recreation Area, but with Copper Mountain, Vail and Breckenridge Ski Resorts just two hours away, the mountains are in your extended backyard too!

Great Schools

Frederick is part of the St. Vrain Valley School District, the 8th largest in the state. 78% of St. Vrain schools are accredited with Distinction or Performance and district ACT scores are above the state average in every content area. Superintendent Dr. Don Haddad was named the 2013 National Superintendent of the Year. There are 11 schools in the Carbon Valley area including preschools, charter schools, elementary schools, a K-8 and Frederick High School.

Safe Community

The Frederick Police Department is proud to have a very active Neighborhood Watch program that opens the lines of communication between the police department and the residents it serves. Go fishing with your favorite police officer at the annual Fishing Clinic or stop by a K9 demonstration at one of our many events throughout the year because in Frederick, the police department fosters great relationships with community by being involved and informative. Be sure to sign up for the Frederick Flash to receive safety tips directly from the desk of Detective Dave.


Family Friendly Activities

You’ll feel like you’re on a permanent vacation with all of the opportunities Frederick provides to enjoy time with your family. Dust off the bikes to take advantage of Frederick’s ever-growing trails system and stop off at a park (we’ve got lots of them and they each have a playground!), the rec center (they have a pool with slides, a lazy river and kids play area!) or one of our events like the weekly Frederick Market (fresh at your fingertips every Thursday June through September!) in Downtown Frederick.

Get Involved

Frederick is full of doers who roll up their sleeves not just for themselves but for others, and you can join them by getting involved in the Town’s volunteer program or advisory commissions and committees. There are also opportunities to be a part of other organizations in the community including the Carbon Valley Rotary, The Frederick High School Booster Club or other school PTA/PTO groups, to name a few.