Bermond Station

Name:

Bermond Station

County:

Churchill

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Latitude / Longitude:

39°16’46″N 118°16’12″W

Elevation:

4,157 ft (1,267 m)

Time Zone:

Pacific (PST) (UTC-8)

Comments:

Frenchman, also known as Frenchman’s Station or Bermond, was a community in Churchill County, Nevada, United States. Frenchman was located along U.S. Route 50 30 miles (48 km) east-southeast of Fallon. The community was founded in 1904 as a stagecoach stop; it took its name from Aime “Frenchy” Bermond, a French immigrant. During its existence, the community primarily consisted of a hotel and restaurant along the highway.

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Current Status:

The U.S. Navy bought out the community in 1985 due to its proximity to the Dixie Valley bombing range, and its remaining buildings were demolished two years later.

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