Recognized as one of the best places to live in the U.S. by Money Magazine and USA Today, Centennial is a community that strives for excellence and innovation. Consistently rated one of the safest cities in Colorado, Centennial residents enjoy a high quality of life with excellent schools, a wide variety of recreational opportunities and great neighborhoods. It is these neighborhoods that came together to help form the City of Centennial.
The City was established in 2001 by dedicated citizens with the desire to enhance economic opportunities and have a say in their future. Today, Centennial is home to more than 107,000 residents, making it the 10th most populous municipality in the state. Award-winning Littleton Public Schools and Cherry Creek School District serve Centennial residents with more than 50 area schools. Neighborhood Resources Whether you are new to the community or have lived here since before the City was established, the resources listed below are a useful guide for answering frequently asked questions.