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About the Area

Edgewater, Florida is a community nestled alongside the Indian River, adjacent to the famous Mosquito Lagoon. It is an Intracoastal waterfront community that offers all the appeal you would expect to find in a small town, yet engages in spirited business and commercial activity. Edgewater is home to the most internationally recognized boat manufactures; Boston Whaler, Brunswick, EdgeWater and Everglades Power Boats. The growing riverfront city is one of the principal municipalities in southeast Volusia County.

The City has a population of over 21,700 and is home to many species of birds, fish, dolphins, manatees and other wildlife. Edgewater’s roots date back to the 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, including a Riverwalk that is great for walking, jogging or biking along the Intracoastal Waterway, which includes walking trails, paddling trails, fishing, boating, paddling and bird watching.

Not only does Edgewater offer the quiet, tranquil riverside living, Edgewater has a thriving manufacturing base, business parks and industrial centers. Every year additional businesses and manufacturers stake 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.

Its convenient East Central Florida location is minutes from the Kennedy Space Center, Port Canaveral, Jacksonville Ports, Daytona Beach International Airport, Orlando International Airport and beautiful beaches.

With convenient access to Highways, Interstate 95 and Interstate 4, as well as, toll roads which give you almost direct access to Walt Disney World. With all the Positives of this community you will find Edgewater is truly “Open for Business”.

The Beaches

New Smyrna Beach Named One of World’s Top Surf Towns

New Smyrna Beach may add another mention to its long list of accolades. In November 2013, “Travel & Leisure Magazine” placed our city on its list of the top 15 “World’s Coolest Surf Towns.” In fact, New Smyrna Beach was the only city on the east coast of the United States to make the top 15 list.

New Smyrna Beach Named a “10 Best Beach Town in Florida
For more than 22 years, Dr. Beach has reviewed, evaluated and rated beaches and coastal areas throughout the world. The Florida International University professor's annual rankings of "Best Beaches" are based upon 50 criteria ranging from water temps, to sand and water qualities, to safety and amenities. For the full story, visit the Press Release Distribution website.

Tides, Daily Forecasts & Beach Safety Tips
For more beach information including tides, daily forecasts, beachcams and beach safety tips, please visit the Volusia County website
Quality of Life

Imagine a community nestled alongside the Indian River, with all the comforts of home, and that special charm of a small Florida town. This is Edgewater, located just south of New Smyrna Beach, and at the north end of the renowned Mosquito Lagoon. The Lagoon serves as a diverse ecosystem that is home to 300 species of birds, 680 species of fish, dolphins, and the famous manatee.

Edgewater encompasses 21 square miles with just over 18,600 residents. Edgewater's quiet small town charm has earned it the name of "The Hospitality City".

It has a strong commercial core to service the needs of its citizens with goods and services. The city has a growing industrial segment that includes companies like Boston Whaler and Edgewater Power Boats and Everglades Boats, in addition to a variety of companies that manufacture everything from kit aircraft to recreational equipment.