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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.

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