The City and County of Broomfield is a consolidated city and county located in the U.S. state of Colorado. Broomfield is located midway between downtown Denver and Boulder along U.S. Route 36. Broomfield is a part of the Denver–Aurora–Lakewood, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area and the Front Range Urban Corridor. Broomfield had a total area of 21,471 acres (86.890 km2) including 371 acres (1.503 km2) of water. It is the smallest county by area in Colorado and the 5th smallest in the United States.
Major highways in Broomfield include US 36, US 128, US 287, US 7 and I-25. Northwest Parkway emerges at an interchange with I-25 in Broomfield and is concurrent with Colorado E470; it heads southwestward for about 8 miles. US 36 begins at an interchange in Boulder and heads eastward passing through Broomfield crossing over US 121, US 128 and US 287. US 121 runs east and west and ends at an interchange with I-25. US 287 begins at the north heading southward crossing over Northwest Parkway and ends at the Denver Boulder Turnpike interchange.
Broomfield is home to 1STBANK Center located 15 miles northwest of Downtown Denver, nearby Rocky Mountain Metropolitan Airport and the Flatiron Crossing Mall. The city has plenty of event venues such as Copper Leaf Gardens & Event Center, Chateaux at Fox Meadows, Continental Event Center and Avanti II Venues. Broomfield Depot Museum and Broomfield Veterans Museum are the only museums within the city.
Broomfield is teeming with trails, parks and green open spaces such as Cradleboard Trail, Lake Link Trail, The Field Open Space, Broomfield Commons Open Space, Northmoor Park, Broomfield Community Park, Anthem Community Park, and Carolyn Holmberg Preserve at Rock Creek Farm; including Golf Courses such as Broadlands Golf Course, Eagle Trace Golf Club, Greenway Park Golf Course and Interlocken Golf Club. Broomfield is home to Bay Aquatic Park located on Spader Way.