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Anderson, Nevada
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Welcome to Anderson ...

So far, we have found very little information about Anderson. The little that we've found leads us believe that the community is historic.<1>

We've added Anderson to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with Anderson, please Contact Us.




Anderson would have been located within present day Washoe County.

While the community is gone, the present day location for Anderson is 4,520 feet [1,378 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the altitude of Anderson is about ¾ mile [or ~1½ km] above sea level.

Time Zone: The area where Anderson was located is in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT) and observes daylight saving time

Anderson would have been located in the (775) area code.

Communities near Anderson ...

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

Community   2015<4>
Population
DirectionDistance
Galena - Historic   [Map]   ---   S   7 miles [11.3 km]
Hidden Valley   [Map]   ---   NE   4 miles [6.4 km]
Lockwood   [Map]   ---   E   8 miles [12.9 km]
Panther Valley   [Map]   ---   N   8 miles [12.9 km]
Reno   [Map]   241,445   N   4 miles [6.4 km]
Sparks   [Map]   96,094   NE   5 miles [8 km]

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

Communities Also Named Anderson ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Nevada communities named Anderson: This one is located in Washoe County and the other is located in Elko County.

Beyond Nevada, there are 70 communities that are also named Anderson - they are located in Alabama (3), Alaska, Arkansas (3), British Columbia, California, Georgia (7), Idaho, Illinois (2), Indiana, Iowa, Kansas (2), Kentucky (2), Louisiana, Michigan (8), Mississippi, Missouri (2), Montana (2), New Jersey, New York, North Carolina (2), Ohio (3), Oklahoma (2), Ontario (2), Oregon (2), Pennsylvania (3), Quebec, South Carolina, Tennessee (5), Texas, Virginia, West Virginia (2) and Wisconsin (3).

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Anderson.

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 Anderson. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Anderson. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Anderson.

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

Search for Local Businesses ...

We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities. Since Anderson no longer exists, the following searches are centered on the area where it would have stood. 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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The Communities of Nevada

About Washoe County

About Nevada

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Washoe County: www.co.washoe.nv.us/

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







Footnotes ...

<1>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Anderson, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Anderson - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Anderson. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.4696, Longitude: -119.7971     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Anderson have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<4>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Anderson.

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<5>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Anderson.



 
 
 

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