The Town of Frederick is a Statutory Town in Weld County, Colorado, United States. Immediately adjacent communities to Frederick are Firestone to the North, and Dacono to the South. Frederick, Firestone, and Dacono generally being called the ‘Tri-Towns’ or the ‘Tri-Town area’, the area in general being called ‘Carbon Valley’. The next closest communities are Erie to the South-West, Longmont to the West, Fort Lupton to the East, and an unincorporated area of Weld County called DelCamino to the North-West. Within the incorporated area of the Town of Frederick is an unincorporated section called ‘Evanston’.
Incorporated in 1907, the Town of Frederick began as a coal mining town attracting immigrants from Italy, France, Greece, Turkey, several Slavic countries and Latin America. In 2014 the town ‘re-branded’ by designing a logo that is a stylized gas lamp with a mountain range background, and adopting the tag line “Built on What Matters”.
Frederick Public Schools are part of the St. Vrain Valley School District. Schools located in Frederick include Frederick Senior High School, Thunder Valley (K-8), Legacy Elementary, and Carbon Valley Academy (Charter School).