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Did you know that Louisville was recently chosen as one of the top three picks in Money Magazine for “Best Places to Live in the U.S?” Their annual survey shows that families and professionals find Louisville a popular place to call home! Buyers are drawn to the communities’ joyous spirit and the old-school values Louisville seems to radiate.
One of the beautiful things about the Louisville community is their commitment to restoring historic parts of the downtown area. The restoration is seeing new businesses pop up and the development is bringing growth to the local economy. The spark of Louisville is only made more prominent by its residents who are known to be very friendly and kind.
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The population of Louisville has exponentially increased since the 70’s and is about 8 square miles in size. With 20,000 residents calling it home, it has managed to keep its small-town feeling.
Louisville is surrounded by beautiful biking and running paths that seamlessly wind in and around town. With a new hospital, a golf course, rec center, and Monarch School campus, there is something for everyone to do!
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THE HISTORY OF
Louisville got its start when coal was discovered in 1877. Louis Nawatny, the man which Louisville is named after, broke up his farmland into city blocks in 1878, and people began to come out west. Many immigrants, including Italians, French, German, and Slavic people, started to call Louisville home.
Many men worked in local mines, having their sons join them after their fourteenth birthdays. At the cross of Front and Main Street, people could find everything that supported their daily lives, and trains from Boulder, Eldorado Springs, and Denver passed through the town sixteen times a day. Mining life was hard on the locals of Louisville, which led many men to go on strike. This friction eventually led to a disagreement between the miners and their bosses, which left bullet holes in many childhood homes.
Louisville was home to saloons, brothels, schools, churches, boarding houses, shops, and even a small theatre. A lot of these buildings still stand in downtown Louisville, unchanged and a shadow of the town’s past. While the mines have been long closed, they remain beneath the city – a silent reminder of Louisville’s original start.
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