The town of Windsor, positioned at the heart of Northern Colorado and the thriving "new energy" sector, has successfully transitioned from its historical reliance on sugar beets and agriculture. Notably, it was chosen as the location for Danish wind turbine company Vestas' first plant in Colorado. Windsor's charming downtown area offers a delightful array of fine dining, cozy coffee shops, and unique boutique shopping. The town ensures access to medical services through multiple providers, with four full-service hospitals within a convenient 25-minute drive. Residents savor the welcoming small-town ambiance, diverse housing options, and the town's advantageous central location.
In terms of education, Windsor serves as the headquarters for the Weld RE-4 Windsor/Severance School District, overseeing five elementary schools, two middle schools (including Severance Middle School), and Windsor High School. Additionally, the region provides abundant higher education opportunities, with institutions such as the University of Northern Colorado, Aims Community College, Colorado State University, and Front Range Community College nearby in Greeley and Fort Collins.
or recreational pursuits, Windsor boasts an impressive selection of amenities, including three championship golf courses, an indoor ice rink and soccer complex, a beautiful outdoor pool in the city park, two indoor in-line skating/hockey rinks, and opportunities for water skiing on Windsor Reservoir. Furthermore, residents can easily access the Poudre River Trail, offering scenic experiences amidst million-dollar views of Longs Peak and the Front Range of the Rocky Mountains.
Regarding healthcare, the community is well-catered to with the presence of Banner Health's Medical Arts Centre of Windsor, which is affiliated with North Colorado Medical Center in Greeley and McKee Medical Center in Loveland. The Windsor Medical Clinic hosts primary care doctors from the University of Colorado Health and Colorado Health Medical Group, while more specialized care can be found within a short drive.
Employment opportunities in Windsor abound, with various companies providing jobs to Northern Colorado residents. Some prominent employers include Vestas, Tenneco Packaging, CareStream, Universal Forest Products, Front Range Energy, Owens-Illinois, and Metal Container Corporation. The latter two companies supply bottles and cans to the nearby Anheuser-Busch brewery.