Cactus Springs

Name:

Cactus Springs

County:

Nye

Zip Code:

 

Latitude / Longitude:

37°32′09″N 116°52′58″W / 37.53583°N 116.88278°W / 37.53583

Elevation:

 

Time Zone:

Pacific (PST) (UTC-8)

Comments:

Cactus Springs is a ghost town in Nye County, Nevada. It is currently within the boundaries of the Nellis Air Force Range.

Remains:

Activity began in 1901 with the discovery of turquoise on Cactus Peak. Silver was discovered nearby in 1904, and by 1910 the Lincoln Gold Mining Company had constructed a small camp near its holdings called Camp Rockefeller.

Established:

 

Disestablished:

 

Current Status:

Activity in the Cactus Range ended by 1935 and the camp never had a population greater than approximately 50 persons.

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