The City of Edgewater is a Home Rule Municipality located in Jefferson County, Colorado, United States. Edgewater is located immediately west of Denver, in the Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area. As of the 2010 census, the population is 5,170. Edgewater is surrounded by Denver to the east, Lakewood to the south and west, and Wheat Ridge to the north.
Edgewater was named for its lakefront location at Sloan's Lake. The town was incorporated in 1901.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.7 square miles (1.8 km2), all of it land. Sloan's Lake, a body of water that sits within the western edge of the city limits of Denver, is just to the east of Edgewater.
Edgewater features a Semi-arid climate, with low annual precipitation. Due to Edgewater bordering the city and county of Denver, the climates are almost exactly the same, with only a few differences.