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Edgewater, Florida is a community nestled alongside the Indian River adjacent to the famous Mosquito Lagoon. It’s an Intracoastal waterfront community that offers all the charm you would expect to find in small town Florida yet still engage in spirited business and commercial activity. The growing river front city of Edgewater is one of the principal municipalities in southeast Volusia County. The city has a population over 21, 500 and is also home to many species of birds, fish, dolphins, manatees and other wildlife. Edgewater roots date back to early 1800’s when Dr. John Milton Hawks founded this intriguing riverside settlement. The city is over 22 square miles with over 150 acres of parks, which include a Riverwalk that is great for walking, jogging or bike riding alongside the Intracoastal Waterway.
Edgewater is home to numerous manufacturing facilities, business parks and industrial centers. Every year additional businesses and manufacturers have staked their claim here, reaping the benefits of this emerging area. Adjacent to Edgewater’s ParkTowne Industrial Center, which is the largest industrial park in Volusia County, is an airport that accommodates a residential fly-in community.
With the numerous golf courses in the area, easy access to the pristine Indian River and being just minutes from Volusia County’s famously clean beaches, the recreational opportunities here are innumerable.
With convenient access to Interstate 95 and Interstate 4, you’ll find Edgewater is the perfect place to live, play, visit, shop and work.
Edgewater welcomes you to our beautiful riverfront community. Edgewater has the largest industrial park in Volusia County with easy access to intermodal transportation on I-95, I-4, maritime, air and rail. Edgewater is a very business friendly for manufacturers and retailers, alike. We pride ourselves with a unique balance of quality of life and many opportunities for businesses. We invite you to visit Edgewater – we are open for business!.
- Mayor Michael Ignasiak
|Hawks Park Founded by Dr. John Hawks||1871|
|Town of Edgewater Incorporated||1924|
|City of Edgewater Incorporated||1951|
|Population 2010 Census||20,750|
|Population 2014 Estimate||20,653|
|Population 2019 Estimate||28,817|
|Number of Registered Businesses||763|
|Estimated Housing Units||11,807|
|Boston Whaler, Inc.||649||Boat Manufacturer|
|City of Edgewater||194||Government|
|Everglades Boats||220||Boat Manufacturer|
|Edgewater Power Boats||106||Boat Manufacturer|
|Brunswick Commercial & Government Products||106||Boat Manufacturer|
|Indian River Elementary||77||Education|
|Edgewater Family YMCA of S.E. Volusia||57||Recreation|
|Edgewater Public School||100||Education|
|Winn Dixie Supermarket||119||Education|