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Amargosa Valley, Nevada

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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 elevation 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 ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Amargosa Valley and not the distance if you are going to drive.<3>.

Community   DirDistance
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 for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Amargosa Valley. If available, we provide a satellite 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 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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Off-the-Road Links ...

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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' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn 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 for our own planning, 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 we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.6438, Longitude: -116.4003     [Map].

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This page was last modified: 21 Jan 2019