|City of Centennial, Colorado|
|State||State of Colorado|
|- Type||Statutory City|
|- Mayor||Randy Pye|
|- Total||27. Wikipedia talkFeatured lists for an explanation of this and other inclusion tags below -->This list of countries, arranged alphabetically The United States of America —commonly referred to as the The political units and divisions of the United States include The 50 states (four of these being officially styled as Commonwealths) which are typically The State of Colorado ( or chiefly by nonresidents) is a state located in the Rocky Mountain region of the United States of America. See also Geography of Colorado State of Colorado|History of Colorado This is a list of the 64 counties of the U Arapahoe County is the third most populous of the 64 counties of the State of Colorado of the United States. See also State of Colorado The 271 incorporated municipalities of the State of Colorado operate under one of five types of municipal governing Area is a Quantity expressing the two- Dimensional size of a defined part of a Surface, typically a region bounded by a closed Curve. 9 sq mi (72. The square mile is an imperial and US unit of Area equal the area of a square of one statute mile. 0 km²)|
|Elevation ||5,830 ft (1,777 m)|
|- Density||3,695. To help compare Orders of magnitude of different geographical regions we list here areas between 1000 km2 and 10000 km2 The elevation of a Geographic location is its height above a fixed reference point often the mean sea level. A foot (plural feet or foot; symbol or abbreviation ft or sometimes &prime – the prime symbol) is a non-SI unit The metre or meter is a unit of Length. It is the basic unit of Length in the Metric system and in the International Population density (in agriculture standing stock and Standing crop) is a measurement of Population per unit area or unit volume 3/sq mi (1,431. 9/km²)|
|Time zone||MST (UTC-7)|
|- Summer (DST)||MDT (UTC-6)|
|ZIP Codes||80015, 80016, 80111, 80112, 80121, 80122,|
80161 (PO Box)
|Area code(s)||Both 303 and 720|
|The tenth most populous city and the most populous Statutory City in the State of Colorado. The Mountain Time Zone of North America keeps time by subtracting seven hours from Coordinated Universal Time ( UTC-7) during the shortest days of autumn UTC−7 can be observed in Mountain Standard Time Zone Pacific Daylight Time Zone Canada Daylight saving time ( DST The Mountain Time Zone of North America keeps time by subtracting seven hours from Coordinated Universal Time ( UTC-7) during the shortest days of autumn Areas using UTC−6 Single zone countries Belize Costa Rica El Salvador Guatemala The ZIP code is the system of Postal codes used by the United States Postal Service (USPS A post office box (often abbreviated PO Box or PO Box) is a uniquely-addressable lockable box located on the premises of a Post office station A telephone numbering plan is a plan for allocating Telephone number ranges to countries regions areas and exchanges and to non-fixed telephone networks The map to the right is clickable click on an area code to go to the page for that code The map to the right is clickable click on an area code to go to the page for that code See also State of Colorado The 271 incorporated municipalities of the State of Colorado operate under one of five types of municipal governing|
|Website: City of Centennial|
The City of Centennial is a Statutory City located in Arapahoe County, Colorado, United States. See also State of Colorado The 271 incorporated municipalities of the State of Colorado operate under one of five types of municipal governing Arapahoe County is the third most populous of the 64 counties of the State of Colorado of the United States. The State of Colorado ( or chiefly by nonresidents) is a state located in the Rocky Mountain region of the United States of America. The United States of America —commonly referred to as the The city was estimated to have a total population of 98,243 in 2005.  Centennial is the tenth most populous city in the State of Colorado and the most populous statutory city in the state. See also State of Colorado The 271 incorporated municipalities of the State of Colorado operate under one of five types of municipal governing The State of Colorado ( or chiefly by nonresidents) is a state located in the Rocky Mountain region of the United States of America. See also State of Colorado The 271 incorporated municipalities of the State of Colorado operate under one of five types of municipal governing
Centennial was incorporated from portions of unincorporated Arapahoe County in 2001. Arapahoe County is the third most populous of the 64 counties of the State of Colorado of the United States. The city was incorporated to prevent the City of Greenwood Village from annexing certain portions of Arapahoe County to improve its tax base. The City of Greenwood Village is a prominent suburb of the Denver-Aurora Metropolitan Statistical Area and a Home Rule Municipality located in Arapahoe County Annexation ( Latin ad, to and nexus, joining is the legal incorporation of some territory into another geo-political entity (either adjacent or non-contiguous The money generated from those businesses in the unincorporated portion of Arapahoe County funded the majority of the county's services, including road work. There were a number of court cases establishing the right of incorporation to take precedence over the right of annexation. Located entirely within Arapahoe County, and forming part of the Denver Metropolitan Area, Centennial was formed February 7, 2001 (the day after its first city officials were elected). The Denver-Aurora Metropolitan Statistical Area is a United States Census Bureau defined Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA in the State of Colorado Events 457 - Leo I becomes emperor of the Byzantine Empire. 1074 - Battle of Montesarchio in which the Prince Year 2001 ( MMI) was a Common year starting on Monday according to the Gregorian calendar. The citizens of the formerly unincorporated portion of Arapahoe County had voted to incorporate on September 12, 2000, choosing Centennial as the official name during the vote. Events 1213 - Albigensian Crusade: Simon de Montfort 5th Earl of Leicester, defeats Peter II of Aragon at the 2000 ( MM) was a Leap year that started on Saturday of the Common Era, in accordance with the Gregorian calendar. It was created on a promise to keep city taxes at 1% (one of the campaigns against incorporation appealed to maintain the unincorporated 3. 8% sales tax). According to the City of Centennial website, the current sales tax rate is two and one-half times the promise, at 2. 5%. Incorporation was approved by 77% of the voters, and the 100,000+ person population of the area made it the largest incorporation in U. A municipal corporation is the legal term for a local governing body, including (but not necessarily limited to cities, counties, Towns S. history as of its creation.
The City recently held a home-rule charter convention, where a new charter was adopted. The new charter will be submitted to the voters for final approval.
Centennial Airport, formerly Arapahoe County Airport, lies adjacent to, but outside of the city limits; it is not named after the city, as it predates it by over 30 years. Centennial Airport lies within Arapahoe and Douglas counties and adjacent to Centennial Colorado, a suburb of Denver.
Centennial covers 27. 9 square miles (72 km²). The square mile is an imperial and US unit of Area equal the area of a square of one statute mile. Population-wise, it is the seventh-largest city in the Denver-Aurora Metropolitan Area, behind Denver, Aurora, Lakewood, Arvada, Thornton and Westminster, but as it is new, many people even in the area do not recognize the area by the name Centennial, often referring to the area with the names of neighboring cities, notably Littleton and Aurora. The City of Littleton is a suburb of the Denver-Aurora Metropolitan Statistical Area and a Home Rule Municipality in Arapahoe County, Jefferson The City of Aurora is a Home Rule Municipality that is the third most populous city in the State of Colorado and the 59th most populous city Centennial's boundaries are highly irregular and evocative of a gerrymander, particularly eastern portions of the city which appear with Foxfield, portions of Aurora, and unincorporated areas as a distorted checkerboard on a map. Gerrymandering is a form of redistribution in which electoral district or Constituency boundaries are manipulated for electoral advantage For other uses see Foxfield. The Town of Foxfield is a Statutory Town located in Arapahoe County, Colorado, In Law, an unincorporated area is a region of land that is not a part of any Municipality. A checkerboard (or chequerboard) is a board on which American checkers is played
Centennial is located at 39°35'47" North, 104°50'38" West (39. 5963, -104. 8439).
Population: 103,100 (2004 estimate) There are also 36,200 households in Centennial.
The city is approximately 87. 4% White, 4. 8% Hispanic or Latino, 3. 6% Asian, 2. Asian Americans are Americans of Asian ancestry. They include sub-ethnic groups such as Chinese Americans Filipino Americans Indian 4% African American, 0. African Americans or Black Americans are citizens or residents of the United States who have origins in any of the black populations of Africa 4% Native American, and 1/4% from other races. Native Americans in the United States are the indigenous peoples from the regions of North America now encompassed by the continental United States
The median age is 37. 2 years, in comparison to the 35. 3 year national average. For every 100 females there are 98. 0 males.
Centennial is serviced mainly by Cherry Creek Public Schools and Littleton Public Schools, as well as a few private schools. The Cherry Creek School District 5, also known as Cherry Creek Public Schools, is a School district based in Greenwood Village, Colorado. Littleton Public Schools is a School district in Littleton, Colorado which serves several communities south of central Denver in the Denver metropolitan
The city is governed in what is known mayor-council style, which limits the city's tax levying and collection powers. The Mayor-Council government system sometimes called the Mayor-Commission government system is one of two variations of Government used for the most part in modern The city council comprises eight members. The Mayor and all Council Members are part-time officials and hold other full time jobs.
|Councilmembers, Ward I||Rick Dindinger||Betty Ann Habig|
|Councilmembers, Ward II||Sue Bosier||Keith Gardner|
|Councilmembers, Ward III||Patrick Anderson||Rebecca McClellan|
|Councilmembers, Ward IV||Todd Miller||Ron Weidmann|
|City Clerk||Brenda Castle|
|City Manager||Jacque Wedding-Scott|
The Denver Temple of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS/Mormon Church) is located in Centennial. The Denver Colorado Temple is the 40th operating temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is the fourth largest Christian denomination in the United States and the largest and most well-known The temple, 40th operating of the church, was dedicated 24–28 October 1986 by president Ezra Taft Benson. Ezra Taft Benson ( August 4, 1899 &ndash May 30, 1994) was the thirteenth president of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day
International Headquarters for Gamma Phi Beta sorority are located in Centennial. Gamma Phi Beta ( ΓΦΒ) is an international Sorority that was founded on November 11 1874 at Syracuse University in Syracuse, New Gamma Phi Beta was the first women's organization to use the term sorority. Gamma Phi Beta ( ΓΦΒ) is an international Sorority that was founded on November 11 1874 at Syracuse University in Syracuse, New Fraternities and sororities (from the Latin words la frater and la soror, meaning "brother" and "sister" respectively are fraternal
|North: Aurora, Greenwood Village|
|West: Littleton||Centennial||East: Aurora|
|South: Lone Tree, Foxfield|
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