Adams County is 1,182 square miles and rectangular in shape, running 71 miles east from Sheridan Boulevard into the Great Plains. The county surrounds Denver International Airport (DEN) and is the northeast quadrant of the metro area.

Adams County offers major residential growth opportunities with 34 business parks ranging from 100 to 6,300 acres, unsurpassed transportation advantages, and a diverse business and industry base throughout its nine cities.

Record growth and economic opportunity are forecasted for Adams County over the next 20 years.  The $4.3 billion Fitzsimons redevelopment project is estimated to generate 19,000 jobs by 2010, with 150,000 units of planned housing starts contributing to this growth.

Some of the companies located in Adams County are DoubleClick, Avaya, The Boeing Company, Hunter Douglas, and Space Imaging.