White Pine County, Nevada Genealogy

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Guide to White Pine County Nevada genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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White Pine County, Nevada
Map of the U.S. highlighting Nevada
Location of Nevada in the U.S.
Founded March 2, 1869
County Seat Ely
Address White Pine County Courthouse
602 White Pine White Pine County Courthouse
953 Campton Street; PO Box 659;
Ely, NV 89301-1002
Phone: 775.289.2341

County Courthouse

White Pine County Courthouse
953 Campton Street; PO Box 659;
Ely, NV 89301-1002
Phone: 775.289.2341

County Clerk has marriage records from 1885,
divorce, probate and court records from 1907
and naturalization records.
County Recorder has land records from 1885. [1]


Parent County

1869--White Pine County was created 2 March 1869 from Millard County and Utah Territory. County seat: Ely [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss


Populated Places

Adverse Eberhardt Keystone Junction Mineral City Ruth
Baker Ely Kimberly Minerva Shermantown
Baltimore Mill Glenn Lane City Mosier Shoshone
Calumet Greens Lavon Osceola Steptoe
Cherry Creek Green Springs Lund Pogonip Stonehouse
Copper Flat Hamilton Majors Place Preston Tippett
Douglas Hogum McGill Riepetown Warm Springs
East Ely Keystone McGill Junction Ruppes Place Willow Grove

Neighboring Counties



Listing of graves by name, descriptions, site directions and some pictures for the following cemeteries in White Pine County can be found at Interment.Net:

Information for the following cemeteries can be found at White Pine County Cemeteries and Burials:


LDS Ward and Branch Records

  • Ely
  • Lund
  • McGill
  • Preston
  • Ruth



Local Histories



Early migration routes to and from White Pine County, Nevada Genealogy for emigrant settlers included:





Vital Records

2,309 marriages from 30 Jul 1876 to 22 Apr 1959 are listed on the Western States Marriage Index.

Societies and Libraries

White Pine Historical Society
White Pine County Museum
2000 Aultman St.
Ely, Nevada 89301

White Pine County Library
950 Campton Street
Ely, Nevada 89301
Telephone: 775-289-3737

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. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), White Pine 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. "Oregon California Trails Association" at http://octatrails.micromaps.com/ (accessed 18 July 2011).
  4. "The Pioneer Story: The Mormon Pioneer Trail" in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints at http://lds.org/gospellibrary/pioneer/pioneerstory.htm (accessed 18 July 2011).
  5. Wikipedia contributors, "Central Overland Route" in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Central_Overland_Route (accessed 13 September 2011).