Edgemoor is located on the semi-peninsula in the far southwestern corner of Bellingham, and boasts some of the largest, best-maintained houses and lots in the city. Pride of Ownership line the large one and two-story homes. Located on top of a hill, the Edgemoor neighborhood boasts views of Bellingham Bay and Chuckanut Bay along the long western border. The population consists mostly of retirees, empty nesters, and families and homes on large lots and open spaces.
A quiet neighborhood, Edgemoor's crime rate is lower than only Whatcom Falls, having very few burglaries, car thefts or misdemeanors. Many people walk along the wide streets, though there are no sidewalks through most of the neighborhood. Fairhaven Park is a short distance for Edgemoor neighbors to either walk or travel to. Clark's Point is another area worth noting with it's naturally preserved and nicely treed with tall evergreens and cedar trees. Edgemoor schools include Fairhaven Elementary, Fairhaven Middle School, and Sehome High School.