city, Arapahoe county, north-central Colorado, U.S., on the South Platte River, immediately south of Denver. In 1858 a gold placer deposit, one of the first in Colorado, was discovered nearby. Englewood was formed from the settlement of Orchard Place in 1875, and it developed as an agricultural and dairying trade centre. The city's economy is geared to metropolitan Denver. Manufactures include lightweight travel trailers, oil seals, precision machines, metal products, tools and dies, stainless-steel products, wire, and control panels. Inc. 1903. Pop. (1970) 33,695; (1990) 29,387; (2000) 31,727.
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