Gold Creek, Nevada

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Gold Creek is an extinct town in Elko County, in the U.S. state of Nevada.[1]

History[edit]

A post office was established at Gold Creek in 1897, and remained in operation until 1929.[2][3] The community was named for gold placer deposits near the original town site.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Gold Creek (historical)
  2. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Gold Creek Post Office (historical)
  3. ^ "Post Offices". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 11 April 2018.
  4. ^ Federal Writers' Project (1941). Origin of Place Names: Nevada (PDF). W.P.A. p. 24.

Coordinates: 41°42′29″N 115°42′17″W / 41.70806°N 115.70472°W / 41.70806; -115.70472