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{{stub}}''[[United States|United States ]] > [[Nevada|Nevada]] > Nye County''  
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== County Courthouse  ==
== County Courthouse  ==

Revision as of 19:52, 27 August 2010


Template:Nevada-stub United States  > Nevada > Nye County

County Courthouse


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

Beatty Nevada
Corner of 3rd & Hill Sts
Beatty, Nye, Nevada, United States
Telephone: 775-553-2051

Pahrump Nevada
921 E Wilson
Pahrump, Nye, Nevada, United States
Telephone: 775-727-5229

Smokey Valley Nevada
7 Jefferson Rd & Hwy 376
Round Mountain, Nye, Nevada, United States
Telehone: 775-377-2060

Tonopah Nevada
Smokey Valley Road
Tonapah, Nye, Nevada, United States
Telehone: 702-482-5492

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


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