Edgewood is a city in Orange County, FL. It is primarily a residential community. It is about 3 miles south of downtown Orlando. The town is fortunate to have some of Central Florida's most beautiful lakes-Conway, Gatlin, Jennie Jewel, Jessamine and Mary. The town was founded in 1924. The railroad was instrumental in the development of the town. The town has beautiful streets with lush trees and many homes set on a gorgeous lakefront.