Columbine, Colorado

Columbine, Colorado
Census-designated place
Location in Jefferson County and the state of Colorado
Location in Jefferson County and the state of Colorado
Coordinates: 39°35′16″N 105°4′10″W / 39°35′16″N 105°4′10″W / 39.58778; -105.06944
Country United States
State Colorado
CountiesArapahoe, Jefferson
 • Typeunincorporated community
 • Total6.78 sq mi (17.55 km2)
 • Land6.65 sq mi (17.22 km2)
 • Water0.13 sq mi (0.33 km2)
Elevation[1]5,538 ft (1,688 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total24,280
 • Density3,651/sq mi (1,409.6/km2)
Time zoneMST (UTC-7)
 • Summer (DST)MDT (UTC-6)
ZIP Code80128
Area code(s)Both 303 and 720
FIPS code08-16110
GNIS feature ID1867080

Columbine is a census-designated place (CDP) in Arapahoe and Jefferson counties in the U.S. state of Colorado. Located mostly in Jefferson County, it lies immediately west of Littleton.

The population was 24,280 at the 2010 census.[2] Columbine High School, made infamous by the Columbine High School massacre, is located in the community. The ZIP codes for the community are 80123 and 80128.[3]


Columbine is located on the eastern edge of Jefferson County at 39°35′16″N 105°04′10″W / 39°35′16″N 105°04′10″W / 39.58778; -105.06944 (39.587887, -105.069332),[4] with a small portion extending east into Arapahoe County. Columbine is bordered to the east by Littleton and Columbine Valley, and to the west by Ken Caryl. The Denver city limits are 0.3 miles (0.48 km) north of the northern border of Columbine, and to the south the community extends as far as the Chatfield Reservoir dam.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the Columbine CDP has a total area of 6.78 square miles (17.55 km2), of which 6.65 square miles (17.22 km2) are land and 0.13 square miles (0.33 km2), or 1.86%, are water.[2]

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