Welcome to Amargosa Valley ...
Amargosa Valley is located in Nye County<1>.
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.<2> 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<3>
Communities near Amargosa Valley ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Amargosa Valley.
- Scranton [Inyo County] - Historic
- Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Scranton
- Scranton [Inyo County] was located 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the southwest of Amargosa Valley
- Amargosa [Nye County] - Historic
- Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Amargosa
- Amargosa [Nye County] was located 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the east of Amargosa Valley
- Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Amargosa have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
- Amargosa has also been known as:
- Amargosa Station
- Johnnie Siding
- Crystal [Nye County]
- Wahmonie [Nye County] - Historic
- Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wahmonie
- Wahmonie [Nye County] was located 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the northeast of Amargosa Valley
- Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wahmonie have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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- Schwab [Inyo County] - Historic
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- Schwab [Inyo County] was located 20 miles [32.2 km]<4> to the southwest of Amargosa Valley
- Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Schwab have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
- Carrara [Nye County] - Historic
- Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Carrara
- Carrara [Nye County] was located 20 miles [32.2 km]<4> to the northwest of Amargosa Valley
- Mercury [Nye County]
- Death Valley Junction [Inyo County]
- Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Death Valley Junction
- Death Valley Junction [Inyo County] lies 23 miles [37 km]<4> to the south of Amargosa Valley
- Former names for Death Valley Junction:
- Death Valley
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- Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Death Valley Junction<6>
- Johnnie [Nye County]
- Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Johnnie
- Johnnie [Nye County] lies 23 miles [37 km]<4> to the southeast of Amargosa Valley
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- Park Village [Inyo County]
- Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Park Village
- Park Village [Inyo County] lies 26 miles [41.8 km]<4> to the west of Amargosa Valley
- Jump to Google Maps centered on Park Village
To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Amargosa Valley. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Amargosa Valley.
We have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Amargosa Valley. See our Newspapers 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 can read an overview with links that will help you 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 about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Amargosa Valley.
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About Nye County
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: nv.gov/
|<1>||If you're interested in how the shape of Nevada's counties, including Nye, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.|
|<2>||The elevation is an estimate for the area around Amargosa Valley - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.|
|<3>||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).|
|<4>||Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions 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 (or directions), 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 for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Amargosa Valley
Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Amargosa Valley. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.6438, Longitude: -116.4003
|<5>||The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.|
|<6>||While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.|