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Cedaredge
Delta County, Colorado

ZipCodes
81413

Motto
"An Apple of A Town"



Page Contents for Cedaredge, Colorado

Statistics & Facts

Location

Weather & Climate

History & History-related items

City Attractions

Economy

Government

Chamber of Commerce.

Community news

Community events.

Organizations, Churches, and Sports.

Libraries.

Schools.

Miscellany



Statistics & Facts

The Colorado state capital is Denver.
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.
Cedaredge average annual rainfall is 5-8 inches per year
Cedaredge average annual snowfall is 15-30 inches per year.

Location

in west-central Colorado, southeast of Grand Junction near Delta. Here is a map page for Cedaredge.
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Climate


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.
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History & History Related Items

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.
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The founding of Cedaredge

1892

The incorporation of Cedaredge

1907


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
Email
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
Email
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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Economy & Industry


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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Cedaredge City Government

Town of Cedaredge
245 W. Main Street
PO Box 398
Cedaredge, Colorado 81413
Phone: 970-856-3123

Cedaredge Chamber

Cedaredge Chamber of Commerce
245 West Main
P.O. Box 278
Cedaredge, Colorado 81413
Phone: (970) 856-6961

Cedaredge Community News

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Cedaredge Community Events

July
An Annual Event
Little Britches Rodeo, Parade & Car Show
Contact: Lyn Sederstrom 835-3132
Chamber: 856-6961
Cedaredge Little Britches Rodeo. This fun-filled event is the longest running LittleBritches competition in the state. This year marks the 42nd anniversary of the rodeo, which isaccompanied by a parade, barbecue and classic car show on Saturday.


October
An Annual Event
The Applefest
For more information about this year's AppleFest contact:
Cedaredge Area Chamber of Commerce
245 West Main
P.O. Box 278
Cedaredge, Colorado 81413
Phone: (970) 856-6961
With over 23 years of tradition, this growingfestival includes arts and crafts booth, food, local entertainment, games and contestsfor kids of all ages. Apples fresh off the trees and cider are available. Visitors canalso enter a golf tournament if AppleFest doesn't keep them busy for the day.Attendance is usually over 12,000.


Here is a Community Calendar for Cedaredge.

Cedaredge Organizations

Cedaredge Chamber of Commerce
245 West Main
P.O. Box 278
Cedaredge, Colorado 81413
Phone: (970) 856-6961

Cedaredge Libraries

Cedaredge Public Library
180 SW 6th Street
Cedaredge, CO 81413
Phone: (970) 856-3518

Cedaredge Schools

Delta County School District 50J
765 2075 Rd.
Delta, Colorado


Cedaredge High School
2375 Cottonwood Ln.
Cedaredge, CO 81413 Cedaredge

Miscellany

The population of Cedaredge was:
1990 - 1,380
1999 - 1,950

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