Longmont, city (1990 pop. 51,555), Boulder co., N Colo.; inc. 1885. It is a trade and processing center for a rich farm area irrigated by the Colorado–Big Thompson project. Vitamins, primary metal products, and manufacturing equipment are produced. The Dickens Opera House and the Pioneer Museum are there.
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