Overview:Named for John Pierce, the president of the Union Pacific railroad, Pierce was founded in 1869. The town has served the railroad in a variety of ways - as a water stop, a depot, and a livestock and crop shipping point. Today, Pierce is a quiet, rural town with an assortment of small businesses. Pierce is located in Weld County, 14 miles north of Greeley.
Attractions:Although Pierce has grown in recent years, the town offers an unsullied, tight knit, rural community. Residents enjoy close proximity to northern Colorado's vast amenities, including shopping, dining, and open space. Surrounded by prairies and a gorgeous panorama of the Rockies, Pierce is a quiet, gentle place to call home.
Real Estate:Pierce is a rural community with primarily farm and ranch and residential properties. Commercial and retail space is predominantly found along Main Street and grain elevators dot the landscape.