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Welcome to Amargosa Valley ...

Amargosa Valley is located in Nye County.

A typical abbreviation for Amargosa Valley: Amargosa Vly. (or less commonly used: Amargosa Vally. or Amargosa Vlly.)

Amargosa Valley was established in 1905.

Amargosa Valley is 2,660 feet [811 m] above sea level.<1> In other words, the altitude of Amargosa Valley is ½ mile above sea level.

Time Zone: Amargosa Valley lies in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT) and observes daylight saving time

The ZIP code for Amargosa Valley: 89020<2>

Communities near Amargosa Valley ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you are driving it.<3>.

Community   DirectionDistance
Death Valley Junction (CA)   [Map]     S   23 miles [37 km]
Park Village (CA)   [Map]     W   26 miles [41.8 km]
Schwab (CA) - Historic   [Map]     SW   20 miles [32.2 km]
Scranton (CA) - Historic   [Map]     SW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Amargosa - Historic   [Map]     E   14 miles [22.5 km]
Carrara - Historic   [Map]     NW   20 miles [32.2 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Amargosa Valley.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Amargosa Valley. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • We have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Amargosa Valley.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Amargosa Valley:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Amargosa Valley ...

Looking for more information about Amargosa Valley? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Amargosa Valley, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information and a map of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Amargosa Valley.

Search for Local Businesses ...

Google's 'Search-by-Location' is a very useful tool for people who might be planning visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Amargosa Valley. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

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RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
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Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Amargosa Valley. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Nye County: www.co.nye.nv.us/

The official website for State of Nevada: www.nv.gov/







Footnotes ...

<1>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Amargosa Valley - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<2>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a community (such as Amargosa Valley). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Amargosa Valley or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance starting in Amargosa Valley. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Amargosa Valley) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Amargosa Valley. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Amargosa Valley

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Amargosa Valley. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.6438, Longitude: -116.4003     [Map].

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<4>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Amargosa Valley.



 
 
 

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