Arvada is one of the best places to live in Denver with family-friendly amenities, amazing parks, and a great quality of life. Arvada is just a few miles from everything downtown Denver has to offer. The Olde Town Arvada historic district is 7 miles (11 km) northwest of the Colorado State Capitol in Denver.
The City of Arvada is a home rule municipality located in Jefferson and Adams counties, Colorado, United States. The city population was 124,402 at the 2020 United States Census, with 121,510 residing in Jefferson County and 2,892 residing in Adams County. Arvada is the seventh most populous city in Colorado.