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American City, Nevada

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Welcome to American City ...

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

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

American City would have been located within present day Storey County.

The location of American City has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

American City was founded in 1859.

While the community is gone, the present day location for American City is 5,380 feet [1,640 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the elevation of American City is 1 mile [or ~1¾ km] above sea level.

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

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

Communities near American City ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you are driving.<4>.

Community   2017<5>
Carson City   [Map]   54,745   SW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Carson Rapids City   [Map]   ---   NE   6 miles [9.7 km]
Dayton   [Map]   ---   SE   4 miles [6.4 km]
Eureka - Historic   [Map]   ---   S   4 miles [6.4 km]
Flowery City - Historic   [Map]   ---   NE   4 miles [6.4 km]
Lousetown - Historic   [Map]   ---   N   7 miles [11.3 km]

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

Communities Also Named American City ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named American City - it's located in Colorado.

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

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 American City. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of American City. 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 American City.

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

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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 American City, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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<2>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.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around American City - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- American City) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for American City. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from American City

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in American City. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.2699, Longitude: -119.6613     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for American City have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<5>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for American City.

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