Original Fort Lupton was built by Lancaster Lupton in 1837 of Adobe. Fort Vasquez (Platteville), Fort St. Vrain (Gilcrest), and Fort Jackson (thought to be located between Fort Lupton and Fort Vasquez) were also built at about the same time within about 17 miles along the South Platte.
Fort Lupton was incorporated in 1889.
Major north / south Highway 85 and east / west Highway 52 intersect in Fort Lupton.
Scenic South Platte River flows through the west side of town.
Fort Lupton is located almost mid-way between Denver and Greeley, 25 miles.
Fort Lupton is located mid-way between I-25 and I-76, 10 miles.
Fort Lupton is only 30 minutes from Denver International Airport.
Fort Lupton is served by the Union Pacific Railway.
Fort Lupton has purchased water rights allowing large future growth.
Fort Lupton has a beautiful world class Recreation Center.
Fort Lupton has an 18-hole Golf Course.
Current population in the city limits is over 8,500.
Current population within 5 mile of the city is over 14,000.
Current population within 10 mile of the city is over 118,000.
Weld County Job growth Rate 2015 to 2020 is 6.9%.
Aims Community College is located in Fort Lupton and recently finished a new building to double the campus size.
In the 25+ Population More than 79% have a high school degree or higher.
More than 14.5% have a Bachelors degree or higher.