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Welcome to Afton ...
So far, we have found very little information about Afton. The little that we've found leads us believe that the community is historic.<1>
We've added Afton to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with Afton, please Contact Us.
Afton would have been located within present day Elko County.
The location of Afton has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
Afton was founded in 1914.
While the community is gone, the present day location for Afton is 6,430 feet [1,960 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the elevation of Afton is about 1¼ mile [or ~2 km] above sea level.
Time Zone: The area where Afton was located is in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT) and observes daylight saving time
Afton would have been located in the (775) area code.
Communities near Afton ...
A sample of nearby communities can be found below.
Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Afton and not the distance if you are driving.<4>.
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Communities Also Named Afton ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 33 communities that are also named Afton - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, California (2), Delaware, Georgia (2), Iowa, Kansas (3), Louisiana (2), Michigan (2), Minnesota, Nebraska, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, Nova Scotia, Ohio, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Tennessee (2), Texas, Virginia (2), West Virginia, Wisconsin and Wyoming.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Afton.
See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...
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Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Elko County: www.elkocountynv.net/
The official website for State of Nevada: nv.gov/
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This page was last modified: 18 Mar 2019