Centennial is located in Arapahoe County. Centennial, CO is an unusually shaped geographic area bordered by Littleton, Greenwood Village, Lone Tree and Aurora. Centennial covers just under 30 square miles and is roughly divided in half by I-25, with most of its business and entertainment centers lying west of the highway and overwhelmingly residential eastern portions of the city. Homes in Centennial vary from tidy starter homes to large custom homes and every type of residence in between.
The city is the fourth largest in the Denver Metro.
Centennial’s 2001 incorporation was the largest in U.S. history.
Centennial is ranked as one of the safest and wealthiest cities in the country.
Centennial is very close to the DTC area, making it great choice to live for an easy commute to many jobs in the technical, telecom and financial industries. Also, the area is convenient to lots of shopping, medical and office parks. The newest shopping area is the recently re-built Streets of Southglenn, formerly the Southglenn Mall.
ZIP CODES: 80015, 80016, 80111, 80112, 80121, 80122, 80161
Many of the zip codes within Centennial are assigned to Aurora, Littleton and Englewood. So mailing addresses within the city will sometimes have those cities named because of the zip code confusion.This is mainly because of the age of Centennial and should correct itself in time.
Centennial is served by two wonderful school districts, Cherry Creek and Littleton.There are also a handful of great private elementary and middle schools to select from.