Blue Mountain Plumbing and HVAC has been proudly serving the Denver metro area for many years, but maintains its’ strong roots in Thornton. We hope you enjoy what we’ve dug up about local Thornton history, wacky weather, local huants, and Thornton celebrities.
Thornton became the first fully planned community of Adams County in 1953 and the city was named after residing Colorado governor of the time, Dan Thornton.
With population slightly over 82,000, Thornton is the sixth largest city in Colorado.
On the afternoon of June 3, 1981, the worst tornado in Denver metro history touched down in Thornton.
The first woman to hold the United States Secretary of the Interior position, Gale Ann Norton, attended Thornton High School. Norton held the position during George W. Bush’s presidency from 2001 to 2006.
Riverdale Road is a supposedly haunted road near Thornton, occupied by the spiritsof driving fatalities and previous occupants of the area. Although these tales are most likely the accumulation of urban legends, the drive is eerie at night with twisted cottonwoods and sharp turns; perfect for thrill-seeking junkies.