city in and county seat of Wetd County, Colorado, United States

Greeley is a city of about 110,000 in the north central region of the western U.S. state of Colorado. The seat of Weld County, the city lies 49 miles (79 km) north-northeast of Denver on the South Platte River, the historic route of the Pikes Peak Gold Rush of 1858-1861. The city was founded in 1870 by Nathan Meeker, who named it for Horace Greeley, editor of the New York Tribune and promoter of the Union Colony of Colorado. Greeley is the home of the University of Northern Colorado. The most well-known event in the town is the annual Greeley Independence Stampede, which attracts an estimated 400,000 attendees every summer.

Get in


Greeley is accessible via I-25 from the north or south, and Hwy 34 from the east or west.

Get around


Transportation in Greeley is car-focused, although there is a fairly robust bus system, and in the university area biking and walking are feasible alternatives.

  • Greeley Downtown.
  • Centerra.
  • The Greeley Mall. Sadly, The greeley Mall wil be closing down.
  • Ambrosia.
  • The Armadillo.
  • Cafe Panache.
  • Echo.
  • The Egg & I.
  • Harvest.
  • The Hobknobber.
  • The Island Grill.
  • Margaritas.
  • The Rio.







Go next

Routes through Greeley
GranbyLoveland  W   E  → Laird → Fort Morgan
Cheyenne ← Eaton ←  N   S  BrightonDenver

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