Homes in Northwest Denver - Edgewater

Edgewater, Colorado, in Jefferson county, is 3 miles N of Lakewood, Colorado (center to center) and 4 miles W of Denver, Colorado.

Edgewater, located in Jefferson County, was established in 1861. Commonly nicknamed as ‘Jeffco’, it is also called the ‘Gateway to the Rocky Mountains’. Jefferson County, which was one of the twelve counties to be organized by the Jefferson Territorial Legislature in 1959, was named in honor of Thomas Jefferson, who was the country’s third president and authored the Declaration of Independence. The community of Edgewater, which was named after Sloan’s Lake, was created by Thomas Sloan by digging a well.