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== County Courthouse  ==
== County Courthouse  ==
Nye County Courthouse<br> 101 Radar Rd; PO Box 1031; <br>Tonopah, NV 89049-1031<br> Phone: 775.482.8127&nbsp;<br><br>County&nbsp;Clerk has marriage, divorce, probate and <br>court records from 1860; County Recorder has land&nbsp;records
== History  ==
== History  ==

Revision as of 18:09, 16 August 2012


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County Courthouse

Nye County Courthouse
101 Radar Rd; PO Box 1031;
Tonopah, NV 89049-1031
Phone: 775.482.8127 

County Clerk has marriage, divorce, probate and
court records from 1860; County Recorder has land records


Parent County

1864--Nye County was created 16 February 1864 from Esmeralda County.  County seat: Tonopah [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss


Populated Places

Adaven Brucite Duckwater Hot Creek Manhattan Pioneer Springdale
Amargosa Valley Bull Fork Farmer Station Hot Springs Manse Pritchards Station Steigmeyer
Ashton Bull Frog Flowers Camp Ione Mellan Ralston Sugar Bunk
Barcelona Summit Camp Desert Rock Gabbs Jefferson Mercury Reese River Sunnyside
Basic Carvers Gold Center Johnnie Millett Rhyolite Tonopah
Beatty Crows Nest Golden Arrow Labbe Camp Morey Round Mountain Tybo
Belmont Crystal Goldyke Lockes Nyala San Pedros Valley View
Berlin Currant Grantsville Lodi Pactolus Scottys Junction Warm Spring
Bonnie Claire Darroughs Hot Springs Hadley Lodi Tanks Pahrump Silverbow Washington

Neighboring Counties






Local Histories






Vital Records

Records of deaths that happened in Nye County as well as in other places and buried in Nye County.  The records also include deaths in Esmeralda and Mineral Counties.  Records are from various sources, i.e. newspapers and funeral homes. Searchable by alphabetical index.

199 marriages from 2 Oct 1864 to 9 Apr 1903 are listed on the Western States Marriage Index.

Societies and Libraries

Central Nevada Historical Society,
1900 Logan Field Road
P. O. Box 326
Tonopah, NV 89049


Gabbs Community Library
602 Third St
Gabbs, NV 89409
Telephone 775-285-2686

Family History Centers

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).