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Amador, Nevada

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Welcome to Amador ...

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

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

Amador would have been located within present day Lander County.

Amador was founded in 1863.

While the community is gone, the present day location for Amador is 6,350 feet [1,935 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the elevation of Amador is about 1¼ mile [or ~2 km] above sea level.

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

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

Communities near Amador ...

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

Community   DirectionDistance
Austin   [Map]     S   4 miles [6.4 km]
Canon City - Historic   [Map]     S   7 miles [11.3 km]
Canyon City - Historic   [Map]     S   15 miles [24.1 km]
Clifton - Historic   [Map]     S   4 miles [6.4 km]
Jacobsville - Historic   [Map]     SW   6 miles [9.7 km]
Kingston   [Map]     S   24 miles [38.6 km]

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

Communities Also Named Amador ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 4 communities that are also named Amador - they are located in Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota and Montana.

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

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 Amador. 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 Amador. 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 Amador.

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

Search for Local Businesses ...

We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities. Since Amador 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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PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
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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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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 Amador, 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 Amador - 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 starts in Amador. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Amador) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Amador. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.5596, Longitude: -117.0818     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Amador have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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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 Amador.