Pershing County, Nevada Genealogy

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Online Records

{{Infobox U.S. County | county = Pershing County | county_map = | state = Nevada | state_map = Nevada.png | latd = | longd = | founded year = 1919 | founded date = March 18 | seat = Lovelock | building image = | building address = Pershing County Courthouse
602 Nevada Pershing County Courthouse
400 Main St; PO Box 820
Lovelock, NV 89419-0820
Phone: 775.273.2208

County Courthouse

Pershing County Courthouse
400 Main St; PO Box 820
Lovelock, NV 89419-0820
Phone: 775.273.2208

County Clerk has marriage, divorce, probate and court records from 1919. [1]


Parent County

1919--Pershing County was created 18 March 1919 from Humboldt County. County seat: Lovelock [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss


Populated Places

Arabia Granite Point Kodak Mill City Perth Rye Patch Tungsten
Colado Humboldt Kyle Hot Springs Nightingale Placerites Scossa Twain
Cosgrave Humboldt City Lovelock Oreana Poker Brown Toulon Unionville
Fitting Imlay Lower Rochester Panama Rochester Trego Woolsey

Neighboring Counties



LDS Cemetery Records

US Vol. 21 page 1 - Big Meadow Cemetery


LDS Ward and Branch Records

  • Lovelock



Local Histories



Early migration routes to and from Pershing County, Nevada Genealogy for emigrant settlers included:[3]



  • ($) has a collection of digitized Reno newspapers going back to 1870 that may include residents of Pershing County. This database is sometimes free at libraries.



Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Pershing County Library
P.O. Box 781
1125 Central Avenue
Lovelock , Nevada 89419
Telephone 775-273-2216

Family History Centers

Web Sites


  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Pershing County, Oregon page 443, At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
  3. National Park Service, "California Trail" (map) in California National Historic Trail at (accessed 2 August 2011).
  4. Wikipedia contributors, "First Transcontinental Railroad" in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia at (accessed 2 August 2011).