Broomfield is situated between Denver and Boulder along the Boulder Turnpike also known as Highway 36. The City of Broomfield has contiguous boundaries with the County of Broomfield. Broomfield offers a quick commute to Boulder, Denver and Denver International Airport. Broomfield was incorporated in 1961, and in 2001 become Colorado's newest and smallest county. Broomfield boasts a wealth of open space and parks, along with miles of hiking and biking trails. In addition, Broomfield is home to a thriving retail center at Flatiron Crossing. Interlocken Business Park, the Broomfield Event Center and the Broomfield 9/11 Memorial are just some of the other attractions that Broomfield has to offer.