The contiguous City and County of Denver are located within the State of Colorado. Denver lies in the center of the Front Range Urban Corridor, in close proximity to the Rocky Mountains and the High Plains. More » Geography United States The West

John Denver was an American musician, actor and environmental activist who was one of the most successful folk musicians of the 1970s. He died in a plane crash on Oct. 12, 1997, at the age of 53. More » Art & Literature

A Denver steak, or Denver cut, is a cut of beef taken from the chuck or shoulder area of beef cattle. A Denver steak comes from the area underneath the blades of the short ribs and is sometimes called an underblade steak... More »

The city of Denver, Colorado is in Denver County, as the area features a government type that consolidates the city and county together. Denver covers a land area of 155 square miles with a larger metro area measuring mo... More »

The elevation of Denver, Colorado is 5,280 feet (1,609 meters). This distance is exactly one mile and is why Denver is known as the "Mile High City." Denver is located east of the Front Range of the Southern Rocky Mounta... More » Geography United States The West

Denver is the capital city of Colorado. Originally called Denver City, it was founded as a mining town in 1858 and became the territory capital in 1867. The name was shortened to Denver in 1867. More »

Colorado's largest city and state capital, Denver, is 5,280 feet above sea level. Leadville, at 10,430 feet in elevation, is the highest incorporated city in the United States as of 2015. Popular ski resorts Breckenridge... More »