The City of Wheat Ridge is located in Jefferson County (and a bit in Denver county), 5 miles from Arvada and 5 miles West of Denver and has a population of approximately 32,913.
This City was founded in 1859, but incorporated in August of 1969, and initially was a farming community that supported Denver and other mining communities nearby. It was named for the wheat crops that were grown there.
Here are some of Wheat Ridge's attractions -
Wheat Ridge Historical Park
Colorado Governor's Mansion
Lakewood's Heritage Center
Children's Museum of Denver
Colorado's Ocean Journey
Zip codes within Wheat Ridge are 80033, 80212, 80215, 80214 and 80034. Lutheran Medical Center is the major hospital in the area.
The City building is located at 7500 W. 29th Ave., Wheat Ridge, CO 80033 and you can reach them - 303-234-5900.