An expedition, headed by Major Stephen H. Long, explored the area's St. Vrain River valley in 1820. The word "Longmont" is a combination of his name and "mont" from the French word for mountain.
Longmont City Council meetings can be seen every Tuesday at 7 pm at LongmontChannel.com.
Additional video can be seen on Longmont’s YouTube channel.
Engage Longmont is our new online engagement platform! The City of Longmont encourages and welcomes its residents to be involved in all aspects of city government. Getting involved begins with a click. Visit Engage Longmont and click on what interests you, and get started today.
NextLight™, the community-owned high-speed fiber-optic network, has soared into the spotlight with its gigabit service to homes and businesses. In 2015, Ookla Speedtest named NextLight the fastest ISP in the nation, with a five-star customer satisfaction rating.
Whether registering for recreation classes, paying your utility bill or filing business sales taxes, Longmont provides many online service options 24 hours a day/ 7 days a week.