The population was 2, at the census. Cedaredge sits in the Surface Creek Valley beneath the southern slopes of the Grand Mesa, the largest mesa in the world. Cedaredge is a small, agricultural community which produces apples, peaches, and wine from the region's several vineyards.
Notable attractions include Deer Creek Village Golf Club, Historic Pioneer Town, and an art gallery and craft store housed in a renovated apple packing shed. Regional sporting activities include camping, trophy hunting, hiking and Gold Medal fishing at more than lakes on the Grand Mesa.
During the winter locals partake in snowmobiling and Nordic skiing on the Mesa's numerous trails. Powderhorn Resort is located 30 miles 48 km north of Cedaredge and offers a variety of ski terrain such as groomers, bumps, glades, and boulder fields, as well as two quality terrain parks.
Up until much of central and western Colorado was inhabited by the Ute Indians. On September 1,the last band of Utes made their exodus from western Colorado to the northeastern part of Utah under escort of troops from Fort Crawford.
Settlers soon began arriving, building homeste, barns, businesses, and churches. Much of the land was carved up into cattle ranches, fruit orchards, and fields of alfalfa, hay, corn, and other grains. The town of Cedaredge was officially incorporated on March 25, Cedaredge, CO Directions.