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Cedar, Michigan
Location within Leelanau County
Location within Leelanau County
Cedar, Michigan is located in Michigan
Cedar, Michigan
Cedar, Michigan
Location in Michigan
Cedar, Michigan is located in the United States
Cedar, Michigan
Cedar, Michigan
Location in the United States
Country United States
State Michigan
County Leelanau
Township Solon
Settled 1885
 • Total 0.18 sq mi (0.5 km2)
 • Land 0.18 sq mi (0.5 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0 km2)
597 ft (182 m)
 • Total 93
 • Density 516.7/sq mi (199.5/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code(s)
Area code(s) 231
GNIS feature ID 622888

Cedar is an unincorporated community and census-designated place in Leelanau County in the U.S. State of Michigan. The CDP had a population of 93 at the 2010 census. Cedar is located within Solon Township.

As an unincorporated community, Cedar has no legal autonomy of its own but does have its own post office with the 49621 ZIP Code.


According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 0.18 square miles (0.47 km2), all land.


Cedar was founded in approximately 1885 by lumberman Benjamin Boughey. He named it Cedar City due to its location in a cedar forest. The depot on the Manistee and North-Eastern Railroad continued to be known as Cedar City, long after the post office named simply Cedar was established on August 15, 1893.

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