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Government Employers in Longmont, CO
City of Longmont CO Employment
Top Employers in Longmont,
Founded in 1871 by
Chicago railroad investors as a planned community, Longmont sits
along the Northern Front Range of Colorado, 15 miles northeast
of Boulder and approximately 40 miles from Denver.
Named in 2008 as one
of the "Top 100 Places to Live" by Money Magazine, the
city was cited for their 300 days of sunshine a year, 1500 acres
of parks and open space, and thriving high-tech employment
sector attracting the likes of Seagate (the #1 manufacturer of
hard drives and data storage solutions) and biotechnology
employers include the Federal Aviation Administration with 540
employees, DigitalGlobe (providing high
resolution satellite and aerial images and geospatial content),
and grocery retailer McLane Western.
And speaking of
awards, Longmont was given the All-American City Award in 2006,
America's oldest and most prestigious community recognition
award. Given to 10 cities annually by the non-profit
National Civic League, the award recognizes community
innovation, inclusiveness, civic engagement, and cross sector
collaboration in addressing local challenges.
housing to abundant job opportunities to a quality of life
unique to the Colorado foothills, Longmont's 87,000 residents
know a good thing when they see it. And they're not budging.
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