Welcome to Louisville/Superior
These mountain towns are a breath of fresh air.
Louisville and Superior, located just under four miles from each other, are both located in Boulder County. While Superior has a population of about 13,000 residents, Louisville is slightly bigger, with just over 20,000 residents. Although slightly different in personalities, both of these mountain towns are known for being family-oriented communities with an emphasis on active living.
The town of Louisville dates back to 1877 and began as a coal mining town. The original residents here were tough and resourceful individuals, and that resilience and community spirit is still evident in Louisville today. Likewise, Superior’s origins were in coal mining. The mines in the area were developed in the late 1800s, and the town was founded in 1896.
A drive through these tranquil communities will reveal varied architectural styles. Styles range Craftsman to Ranch to Victorian-style homes, allowing you to find a style that best suits your preferences. There’s something for everyone in these two cozy towns!
What to Love
- Family-oriented communities
- Close access to nature
- Exciting festivals and events year-round
People and Lifestyle
Life in Louisville and Superior allows residents to experience small-town charm. Louisville is known for its strong community feel, access to excellent trails, charming downtown, and excellent schools. Superior is appreciated for its beautiful rolling hills and open spaces, festivals, and parks.
The population in both of these towns primarily consists of families with young children and retirees. However, these are also great places to live for individuals who want to be close to nature and all that it has to offer.
Dining, Shopping, and Entertainment
Start your morning off with breakfast and coffee at The Huckleberry
in Louisville. This colorful eatery features everything from flapjacks to afternoon tea. If you’re looking for some mouthwatering barbecue, head over to Lulu’s BBQ
in Louisville. This casual smoked meat eatery offers outdoor picnic table seating, allowing you to enjoy your dinner outside on a cool summer evening. For casual Tex-Mex, check out Waterloo
. This family-run joint offers live music and American and Tex-Mex comfort food in a classically rustic environment. In Superior, you don’t want to miss trying out Vietnamese noodle houses and other Asian cuisine. Enjoy the bold and authentic flavors in a laid-back environment.
If you are interested in learning guitar or already a pro, be sure to explore all that Wildwood Guitars
has to offer! This music store, located in Louisville, specializes in new and pre-owned acoustic and electric guitars.
Things to Do
These might be small towns, but there’s still plenty to do. Explore the great outdoors at the Davidson Mesa Loop Trail
, located by Louisville. This 3.3-mile trail offers scenic views that are good for all skill sets. Start your Saturday mornings at the Louisville Farmers Market
, which offers a dynamic selection of baked goods and fresh produce.
Superior has several communities designed to bring the community together, starting with the Arbor Day celebration
in the springtime. Plant trees, play games, and enjoy the town’s beautiful parks! The Fourth of July Parade and Pancake Festival
is another celebration that you don’t want to miss. Head over to Wildflower Park
for a day of fun in the sun! This 12-acre park has tons to offer.
Louisville and Superior are proud to have excellent schools. Top educational institutions include:
- Louisville Middle School, 6-8
- Monarch, K-8
- Superior Elementary School, K-5
- Eldorado, K-8