Applewood, Colorado

Applewood is an unincorporated community and a census-designated place (CDP) located in and governed by Jefferson County, Colorado, United States. The CDP is a part of the Denver–Aurora–Lakewood, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area. The population of the Applewood CDP was 7,833 at the 2020 United States Census.[4] The Golden post office (Zip code 80401) serves the area.[3]

Applewood, Colorado
Census Designated Place
Location of the Applewood CDP in Jefferson County, Colorado.
Location of the Applewood CDP in the United States.
Coordinates: 39°45′09″N 105°09′38″W[1]
Country United States
State Colorado
CountyJefferson County
  Typeunincorporated community
  Total4.486 sq mi (11.619 km2)
  Land4.064 sq mi (10.527 km2)
  Water0.422 sq mi (1.092 km2)
Elevation5,810 ft (1,771 m)
  Density1,762/sq mi (680/km2)
Time zoneUTC-7 (MST)
  Summer (DST)UTC-6 (MDT)
ZIP Code[3]
Golden 80401
Area codes303 & 720
GNIS feature[2]Applewood CDP


Applewood is 10 miles (16 km) west of downtown Denver. It is bordered to the north by Fairmount, to the northeast by Wheat Ridge, to the southeast by Lakewood, and to the southwest by West Pleasant View. South Table Mountain borders Applewood to the west.

The Applewood CDP has an area of 2,871 acres (11.619 km2) including 270 acres (1.092 km2) of water.[1]


The United States Census Bureau initially defined the Applewood CDP for the 1970 United States Census.

Applewood CDP, Colorado
Source: United States Census Bureau


Applewood is served by the Jefferson County School District R-1.

See also

  • Colorado
    • Outline of Colorado
      • Index of Colorado-related articles
    • List of places in Colorado
      • List of cities and towns in Colorado
      • List of census-designated places in Colorado
    • List of counties in Colorado
      • Jefferson County, Colorado
        • Jefferson County School District R-1
    • Colorado statistical areas
      • Front Range Urban Corridor
      • North Central Colorado Urban Area
      • Denver–Aurora, CO Combined Statistical Area
      • Denver–Aurora–Lakewood, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area


  1. "State of Colorado Census Designated Places - BAS20 - Data as of January 1, 2020". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved December 2, 2020.
  2. "U.S. Board on Geographic Names: Domestic Names". United States Geological Survey. Retrieved December 2, 2020.
  3. "Zip Code 80401 Map and Profile". 2020. Retrieved December 20, 2020.
  4. "2010: DEC Summary File 1". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved December 20, 2020.
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