Due to construction on Rio Grande Street, water service to the Littleton Center will be shut off on Wednesday, December 8 starting at 6:30 a.m. Some city departments are suspending in-person services for that day, including the Littleton Police Records Division, and all divisions of the Community Development Department. For information about specific departments, contact the city department directly.

Honors, Awards & Recognition

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The City of Littleton has been recognized for a variety of notable accomplishments.








  • Ranked #2 Best Small City in America by
  • Second Place, Documentary — Danny Dietz Littleton History Moment; NATOA Government Programming Awards
  • Third Place, Profile of a City/County Dept. — Littleton Conflict Resolution Center; NATOA Government Programming Awards
  • Award of Excellence, Community Scorecard and Annual Report, NAGC Blue Pencil & Gold Screen Awards
  • Ranked #2 in Movoto's Best Denver Suburb to Retire
  • Ranked #5 in Movoto's Best Denver Suburbs For Young Professionals
  • Ranked #10 in Movoto's Best Denver Suburbs
  • Ranked #9 in NerdWallet's Best Places for Millennial Job Seekers
  • Ranked #9 in ValuePenguin's Safest Places in Colorado
  • Nominee for Metro Denver Healthiest Employer; Denver Business Journal


  • First Place, Profile of a City Department — I Found My Dream Home in Littleton; NATOA Government Programming Awards
  • Second Place, Documentary — Littleton History Moment, Wolhurst; NATOA Government Programming Awards
  • Second Place, Documentary, Event Coverage — Coloradans Helping Coloradans: September 2013 Flood; NATOA Government Programming Awards
  • sm-Littleton-square-color-GIFSilver Circle Award for Branding/New Logo; 3CMA Savvy Award
  • APA Colorado Merit Award for Community Engagement — Inspire Littleton; Online community engagement project
  • Top 10 Cities on the Rise in Colorado (#7);
  • Second Place, Public Art & Points of Interest in Littleton; NAGC Blue Pencil & Gold Screen Awards
  • "Fit City," first city in Colorado to receive this designation from LiveWell Colorado's HEAL Cities & Towns campaign
  • Make a Splash Hero Award — Tim Woodward, LFR Water Rescue Team Leader; National Drowning Prevention Alliance
  • Top 10 Friendliest Small Cities (#6); Movoto Blog
  • Gold AVA Digital Award for Outstanding Digital Communication (Web site); Association of Marketing and Communication Professionals

2013 NAGW 1st Place Award2013

  • Member's Choice Award for Small Population —; NAGW Pinnacle Award
  • First Place, Promotional Video Campaign — Littleton History Moments; NATOA Government Programming Awards
  • Second Place, Ethnic Experience — Mapuche: The People of the Land; NATOA Government Programming Awards
  • First Place, Blue Pencil & Gold Screen Award — READ Posters; NAGC Blue Pencil & Gold Screen Awards

2012 NATOA 1st Place Award


  • First Place, Public Safety Programming — Littleton Fire Rescue Ice Rescue Training; NATOA Government Programming Awards


  • First Place, Documentary — Pivotal Points: A Maps Exhibit at the Littleton Museum; NATOA Government Programming Awards
  • Best Places to Raise Kids in Colorado (#7); Bloomberg Businessweek