Esmeralda County, Nevada Genealogy

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County Courthouse

History

Parent County

1861--Esmeralda County was created 25 November 1861 an original county.  County seat: Goldfield [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

  • Unincorporated Communities: Columbus | Dyer | Goldfield | Gold Point | Hardluck | Lida | Silver Peak

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Records of deaths that happened in Mineral County as well as in other places and buried in Mineral County.  The records also include deaths in Esmeralda and Nye Counties. The three counties were all one until 1911.  Records are from various sources, i.e. newspapers and funeral homes

Societies and Libraries

Web Sites

  • USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.
  • Family History Library Catalog

References

  1. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).