Cedar, Kansas

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Cedar, Kansas
Location within Smith County and Kansas
Location within Smith County and Kansas
KDOT map of Smith County (legend)
Coordinates: 39°39′24″N 98°56′25″W / 39.65667°N 98.94028°W / 39.65667; -98.94028Coordinates: 39°39′24″N 98°56′25″W / 39.65667°N 98.94028°W / 39.65667; -98.94028
CountryUnited States
StateKansas
CountySmith
Government
 • TypeMayor–Council
 • MayorFrancis Ludington[1]
 • City ClerkSue Riley[1]
Area
 • Total0.18 sq mi (0.47 km2)
 • Land0.18 sq mi (0.47 km2)
 • Water0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation
1,631 ft (497 m)
Population
 • Total14
 • Estimate 
(2016)[4]
13
 • Density78/sq mi (30/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
67628
Area code785
FIPS code20-11325 [5]
GNIS ID0472061 [6]

Cedar is a city in Smith County, Kansas, United States. As of the 2010 census, 14 people lived there.[7]

History[change | change source]

The first post office in Cedar was founded in 1871, but it was called Cedarville until 1906.[8]

Cedar was a station and shipping point on the Missouri Pacific Railroad.[9]

Geography[change | change source]

Cedar is at 39°39′24″N 98°56′25″W / 39.656711°N 98.940389°W / 39.656711; -98.940389 (39.656711, -98.940389).[10]

According to the United States Census Bureau says that the city has a total area of 0.18 square miles (0.47 km2). All of it is land.[2]

People[change | change source]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1920140
19301485.7%
1940144−2.7%
195086−40.3%
196073−15.1%
197046−37.0%
19805315.2%
199025−52.8%
2000264.0%
201014−46.2%
Est. 201613[4]−7.1%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census[change | change source]

As of the 2010 census says that there were 14 people, 8 households, and 5 families living in the city.[3]

Government[change | change source]

The Cedar government has a mayor and five council members. The council meets the 1st Monday of each month at 7PM.[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Cedar - Directory of Public Officials Archived 2011-05-05 at the Wayback Machine
  2. 2.0 2.1 "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2012-01-25. Retrieved 2012-07-06.
  3. 3.0 3.1 "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-07-06.
  4. 4.0 4.1 "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved June 9, 2017.
  5. "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-09-11. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  6. "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  7. "2010 City Population and Housing Occupancy Status". U.S. Census Bureau. Archived from the original on July 21, 2011. Retrieved April 25, 2011.
  8. "Kansas Post Offices, 1828-1961". Kansas Historical Society. Archived from the original on October 9, 2013. Retrieved 23 June 2014.
  9. Blackmar, Frank Wilson (1912). Kansas: A Cyclopedia of State History, Embracing Events, Institutions, Industries, Counties, Cities, Towns, Prominent Persons, Etc. Standard Publishing Company. p. 301.
  10. "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.

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