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The population of Cedaredge is approximately 1,950 (1999), 2253 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 850 (1999), 1068 (2010).

The amount of land area in Cedaredge is 3.343 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from Cedaredge to Washington DC is 1753 miles. The distance to the Colorado state capital is 183 miles. (as the crow flies)
Cedaredge is positioned 38.89 degrees north of the equator and 107.92 degrees west of the prime meridian.

Cedaredge elevation is 6,200 feet above sea level.
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Cedaredge location: in west-central Colorado, southeast of Grand Junction near Delta. Here is a map page for Cedaredge.

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The climate for Cedaredge is seasonal. Snowfall general comes in storms of under 5 inches. Nearby Grand Mesa has much more snow allowing it to be a winter sports paradise.
Cedaredge average annual rainfall is 5-8 inches per year
Cedaredge average annual snowfall is 15-30 inches per year.
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Cedaredge history:

The town site of Cedaredge was first just the headquarters of a cattle spread. Sophie Kohler, wife of the Bar-I Ranch Foreman, named the place Cedar Edge. The name became one word when the post office was established in 1894. In September 1996, Colorado Highway 65 was designated a National Scenic Byway . Leading to the Grand Mesa, at over 10,000 feet, and more than 35 miles long, it is a distinctive land markas the world's largest flat top mountain.

For many years, this area was ideal for the growing of fruit, such as: apples, peaches, pears, apricots and cherries. In more recent years, wine grapes were tried and found to be equally successful. There is even a fine wine with a Cedaredge label.

Here is a history page for Cedaredge.
The founding of Cedaredge: 1892
The incorporation date of Cedaredge: 1907

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Cedaredge attractions:

Cedaredge has been known as the Gateway to the Grand Mesa. The town is at the foot of the "Mesa," the world's largest flat top mountain.

The Applefest - held each October

Sweitzer Lake State Park
1735 E. Road
Delta, CO 81416
Phone: (970) 874-4258
in nearby Delta
A 137 surface acre lake offering picnicking, boating, swimming, fishing, waterskiing and ice-skating in the winter.

Pioneer Town
Operated and maintained by the Surface Creek Valley Historical Society. An arrangement of restored original buildings and the original Bar-I wooden grain silos. All of the structures are original restorations, or authentic replicas and are dresses with artifacts from the area.
P.O. Box 906
Cedaredge, CO 81413
Phone: 970-856-7554
Email: pioneertown@mail.tds.net

Stony Mesa Winery
PO Box 966
1619 2125 Drive
Cedaredge, Colorado 81413
Phone: (970) 856-WINE or 856-7572
Fax: (970) 856-7997

Crawford State Park
PO Box 147
Crawford, CO 81415
Phone: (970) 921-5721
in nearby Crawford
337 land acres and Crawford Reservoir, offering boating, water skiing, and fishing in the summer and ice fishing in the winter. There are campsites and picnicking in the park.

The Grand Mesa Scenic Byway
the corridor along Hwy 65 from the I-70 exit into Mesa, Colorado, over the top of the Grand Mesa and into Cedaredge. It also includes Lands End Road from Hwy 65 to the Lands End Observatory.

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Cedaredge economy: used to be based mostly in coal mining, agriculture and ranching, but has migrated in recent years to include more service-related businesses dealing with the large tourist trade in the area.

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