Lander County, Nevada Genealogy

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United States  > Nevada > Lander County

County Courthouse

History

Parent County

1862--Lander County was created 19 December 1862 as an original county.  County seat: Battle Mountain [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Argenta Canon City Gold Quartz McCoy Rennox
Austin Copper Basin Hilltop Mosel Rosny
Bannock Cortez Jenkins Mount Airy Tenabo
Battle Mountain Dewitt Mill Kampos Petersons Mill Yankee Blade
Buckingham Camp Gold Acres Kingston Piute







Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

1,106 marriages from 18 Jul 1863 to 10 Dec 1949 are listed on the Western States Marriage Index.

Societies and Libraries

Austin Historical Society
180 Main Street
Austin, NV 89310
1-775-964-1202
Web site: http://www.ausnvhistsoc.com/

Round Mountain Public Library
73 Hadley Ln
Round Mountain, NV 89045
Telephone 775-377-2215

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints Family History Centers
Austin Nevada
50 S 2nd St
Austin, Lander, Nevada, United States
Battle Mountain Nevada
785 W Humboldt
Battle Mountain, Lander, Nevada, United States
These are not mailing addresses. Due to limited staff, Family History Centers are unable to respond to mail inquiries.
Contact Center for open hours as they vary.

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).