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Longmont - Boulder Co., CO

Population: 51,555 - Elevation: 4,979 - Area Code: 303 or 720

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Points of Interest: Longmont Museum, Vance Brand Auditorium, The Callahan House, Dickens Opera House, Imperial Hotel

Annual Events: Strawberry Festival in May; 4th of July Celebration in July; Boulder County Fair & Rodeo in Aug.; Pumpkin Pie Days in Oct. Hotel & Motel Rooms: 562 units in 10 lodges

Visitors Information Chamber of Commerce 528 Main St 776-5295
Hospitals Longmont United Hosp. 1950 W. Mtn. View Ave 651-5111
Bus Stations TMN & O Carriers (Greyhound Carrier) 615 Main St 776-1021
Public Transit RTD 815 S. Main St (800) 366-7433
Airport Vance Brand Airport Airport Rd 651-8431 Post Office 201 Coffman St 776-2135
Libraries Longmont Public Library 409 4th Ave 651-8470
Museums Longmont Museum 375 Kimbark St 651-8374
Public Golf Courses

Haystack Mountain G.C. 5877 Niwot Rd 530-1400
Sunset Municipal G. C. 1900 Longs Peak Ave 776-3122
Twin Peaks G. C. 1200 Cornell Dr 772-1722

Recreation Centers YMCA 950 Lashley St 776-0370
Recreation Division 700 Longs Peak Ave 651-8403
Police Department 3rd & Emery 651-8555
Fire Department 501 S. Pratt Pkwy 651-8424
Newspapers Longmont Daily Times-Call 350 Terry St 776-2244
Radio Stations KCDC, KLMO

Longmont, founded in 1871 by members of the Chicago Colony, derived its name from a combination of Long from Longs Peak and "Mont" from the French word for mountain. In 1871 the community opened Library Hall, the first library built in the state.

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