Mineral County, Nevada Genealogy

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County Courthouse


Parent County

1911--Mineral County was created 10 February 1911 from Esmeralda County.  County seat: Hawthorne [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss


Populated Places

Avalon Candelaria Junction Hawthorne Marietta Omco Sodaville
Babbitt Copper Run Jaggersville Midway Qualeys Camp Thorne
Basalt Del Monte Kinkaid Mina Rawhide Tonopah Junction
Camp Douglas Fletcher Luning Mount Montgomery Schurz Walker Lake

Neighboring Counties




LDS Ward and Branch Records

  • Hawthorne



Local Histories





Mineral County Death Index on-line also contains some records of Esmeralda and Nye Counties information. The tri-counties were all one before 1911. There are records of deaths that happened in other places and buried in these counties as well as deaths that occurred in these counties and buried other places. Information Sources are Mineral County Independent-News (775 945-2414) and Gunter's Funeral Home (775 945-2047) and other Death or Burial Records and information obtained from private individuals.

Information in the index includes:
• Name
• Sex
• Birth/Place
• Death/Place
• Burial/Place
• Obit (yes or no)



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.  Records are from various sources, i.e. newspapers and funeral homes. Searchable by alphabetical index.

Societies and Libraries

Mineral County Historical Society
Mineral County Museum
400 Tenth St.
P.O. Box 1584 Hawthorne NV 89415
Telephone: 775-945-5142

Family History Centers

Hawthorne Nevada
150 S "A" St
Hawthorne, Mineral, Nevada, United States
Telehone: 775-945-8241

This is not a mailing address. 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


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