Wheat Ridge, Colorado ~ Jefferson County, Colorado

Wheat Ridge, Colorado, which is located on the northwest side of Denver, is a small community, with just 33,000 residents.

In Wheat Ridge, most of the homes have large lots with mature trees, and there’s an extensive parks and trails system, including a greenbelt.

In the late 1800s, Wheat Ridge began as a farming community, which supported nearby mining communities. It’s home to a Colorado Historical Site, the Baugh Cabin, which is a rough-hewn log cabin built in 1860.

Top attractions in Wheat Ridge, Colorado include:

  • The Baugh House Homestead
  • Lakeside Amusement Park, which is near Wheat Ridge

Other communities in Jefferson County, Colorado include: Golden, Morrison, Arvada, Lakewood, Littleton, Evergreen, and Conifer.