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With breathtaking views of the Rocky Mountain Front Range and close proximity to Boulder, Superior enjoys an ideal location just off Highway 36. The Town of Superior began as a coal mining community during the late 1800s. The original town boasted a general store, saloons, and a boarding house. During the 1940s, the local coal mining industry declined and Superior contracted into a quiet, rural community. The population remained at just a couple hundred until the 1980s when Superior began to experience rapid growth. The town plans to continue commercial, retail and residential development in the future.
The Town of Superior has hundreds of acres of open space including greenspace, parks and 27 miles of trails. Superior’s population is relatively young, with a median age of 33.