Cramer, Minnesota

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Cramer, Minnesota
Unincorporated community
Cramer, Minnesota is located in Minnesota
Cramer, Minnesota
Cramer, Minnesota
Cramer, Minnesota is located in the US
Cramer, Minnesota
Cramer, Minnesota
Location of the community of Cramer
within Lake County
Coordinates: 47°31′38″N 91°05′25″W / 47.52722°N 91.09028°W / 47.52722; -91.09028Coordinates: 47°31′38″N 91°05′25″W / 47.52722°N 91.09028°W / 47.52722; -91.09028
Country United States
State Minnesota
County Lake
Elevation 1,401 ft (427 m)
 • Total 10
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Area code(s) 218
GNIS feature ID 655850[1]

Cramer is an unincorporated community in Lake County, Minnesota, United States.

The community is located 23 miles northeast of Silver Bay at the intersection of Lake County Road 7 (Cramer Road) and Lake County Road 8. Cramer is located 11 miles west of Schroeder.

Cramer Lake, Kowalski Lake, and George H. Crosby Manitou State Park are in the vicinity.

Cramer is 12 miles northeast of the community of Finland on Lake County Road 7.

Cramer is located within Lake No. 1 Unorganized Territory of Lake County.


A post office called Cramer was established in 1911, and remained in operation until 1917.[2] The community was named for J. N. Cramer, a local pioneer merchant.[3]


  1. ^ "Cramer". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. 
  2. ^ "Lake County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 17 July 2015. 
  3. ^ Warren Upham (1920). Minnesota Geographic Names: Their Origin and Historic Significance. Minnesota Historical Society. p. 293.