Cedar Mountain Post Office opens on January 21, 1888.

  • By Greg Lange
  • Posted 12/11/1998
  • HistoryLink.org Essay 491
On January 21, 1888, the Cedar Mountain Post Office opens. Lawrence J. Coleman is the first postmaster. Mail is distributed from a store.

The post office closed on January 15, 1907. Cedar Mountain is located 17 miles southeast of Seattle seven miles east-southeast of Renton and was situated along the Milwaukee Railroad line.

Sources: Guy Reed Ramsey, "Postmarked Washington, 1850-1960," Microfilm (Olympia: Washington State Library, February, 1966), 607.

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