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Greeley

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The City of Greeley is the Home Rule Municipality that is the county seat and the most populous municipality of Weld County, Colorado, United States. Greeley is in northern Colorado and is situated 49mi north-northeast of the Colorado State Capitol in Denver. According to a July 2015 estimate by the U.S. Census Bureau, the population of the city is 100,883, and a 2014 population estimate made Greeley the 12th most populous city in the state of Colorado. Greeley is a major city of the Front Range Urban Corridor.HistoryEarly historyThe town was named after Horace Greeley, editor of the New-York Tribune, who came to Colorado in the 1859 Pike's Peak Gold Rush. It was founded as the Union Colony in 1869, an experimental utopian society, but the name was later changed in honor of Horace Greeley. Governor Benjamin Harrison Eaton declared Greeley an official city on April 6, 1886.
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Specialty Museum
Colorado Model Railroad Museum
4.9
Duration: 1h 30 min
Hiking Trail
Poudre River Trail
4.6
Duration: 2 hours
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Wildlife Area
Pawnee National Grasslands
3.8
Duration: 2 hours

Side trips from Greeley

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Zoo
The Wild Animal Sanctuary Keenesburg
4.5
Duration: 4 hours
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Brewery
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Duration: 1h 30 min
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Garden
Benson Park Sculpture Garden Loveland
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Duration: 2 hours
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Hiking Trail
Horsetooth Mountain Open Space Fort Collins
4.8
Duration: 2 hours

Hidden gems in Greeley

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Cemetery
Linn Grove Cemetery
4.9
Duration: 2 hours
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Civic Center
Union Colony Civic Center
4.7
Duration: 2 hours
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Brewery
WeldWerks Brewing Co.
4.4
Duration: 1h 30 min
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Water Park
Family FunPlex
4.0
Duration: 2 hours

Museums in Greeley

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History Museum
Greeley History Museum
4.3
Duration: 2 hours

Historic Sites in Greeley

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Historic Site
Meeker Home Museum
4.5
Duration: 2 hours

Shopping in Greeley

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Shopping Mall
The Greeley Mall
1.8
Duration: 2 hours

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