The Edgewater Neighborhood
A Community Rich in History
Edgewater is nestled between the cities of Denver, Wheat Ridge and Lakewood. It offers a unique small town atmosphere within minutes of the downtown Denver area. The community provides a quality of life enjoyed by past and present generations.
The history of Edgewater, Colorado is closely tied to the development of Sloans Lake. The lake was created in 1861 when Thomas Sloan, hoping to farm the area, dug a well that overflowed and flooded 200 acres. The City's name 'Edgewater' was derived from its proximity to the water's edge. The formation of the lake initially attracted a few fisherman and ice-cutters to the area. However, it wasn't until the 1887 establishment of Fort Logan that