Reeder is a city in Adams County, North Dakota in the United States. The population was 181 at the 2000 census. Reeder was founded in 1907 along the Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul and Pacific Railroad and named after E. O. Reeder, the railroad's assistant chief engineer. Reeder is a stop along the old Yellowstone Trail, the first transcontinental automobile highway in the Northern United States. A strain of wheat developed by the North Dakota Agriculture Experiment Station has been named after the town.