kids encyclopedia robot

Cedar, Arizona facts for kids

Kids Encyclopedia Facts
Cedar, Arizona
Ghost Town
Country United States
State Arizona
County Mohave
Elevation 4,459 ft (1,359 m)
Time zone MST (no DST) (UTC-7)
Post Office Opened: September 24, 1895
Post Office Closed: July 31, 1911

Cedar was a gold, silver and copper mining town in Mohave County, Arizona. It was founded around 1875 on the east slope of the Hualapai Mountains, sixty miles southeast of Kingman. A post office was established on September 24, 1895 and closed on July 31, 1911. In addition to the post office there were two saloons, and a general store with several homes. In 1907 the Cedar Valley Gold & Silver Company along with the Yucca Cyanide Mining & Milling Company reported that about 200 people lived in the town, within a decade later the site was abandoned. A half mile area inside Cedar Valley is littered with stone ruins and foundations of the mining buildings.

kids search engine
Cedar, Arizona Facts for Kids. Kiddle Encyclopedia.