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Welcome to Anderson ...

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

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


Anderson would have been located within present day Elko County.

We aren't confident of the location of Anderson, so consider the above location as an estimate.<2>

Anderson was founded in 1900.

While the community is gone, the present day location for Anderson is 6,040 feet [1,841 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the elevation of Anderson is about 1¼ mile [or ~1¾ km] above sea level.

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

The location where Anderson once stood is in the (775) area code.

Communities near Anderson ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Anderson and not the distance if you are going to drive.<4>.

Community   2017<5>
Population
DirDistance
Bruno City - Historic   [Map]   ---   NE   34 miles [54.7 km]
Cornucopia - Historic   [Map]   ---   NW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Deep Creek - Historic   [Map]   ---   N   7 miles [11.3 km]
Elko   [Map]   20,451   S   46 miles [74 km]
Jarbidge   [Map]   ---   NE   44 miles [70.8 km]
Midas   [Map]   ---   SW   39 miles [62.8 km]

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

Communities Also Named Anderson ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Nevada communities named Anderson: This one is located in Elko County and the other is located in Washoe County.

Beyond Nevada, there are 70 communities that are also named Anderson - they are located in Alabama (3), Alaska, Arkansas (3), British Columbia, California, Georgia (7), Idaho, Illinois (2), Indiana, Iowa, Kansas (2), Kentucky (2), Louisiana, Michigan (8), Mississippi, Missouri (2), Montana (2), New Jersey, New York, North Carolina (2), Ohio (3), Oklahoma (2), Ontario (2), Oregon (2), Pennsylvania (3), Quebec, South Carolina, Tennessee (5), Texas, Virginia, West Virginia (2) and Wisconsin (3).

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

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 Anderson. 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 Anderson. 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 Anderson.

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Nevada

About Elko County

About Nevada

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Elko County: www.elkocountynv.net/

The official website for State of Nevada: nv.gov/

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

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<2>An 'estimated' location is one where we have been given GPS coordinates, but are unable to verify the accuracy. That said, we have some confidence that we have placed the marker near the actual location. A typical reason for being unable to verify a location is that it might be on private property or gone without an obvious trace.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Anderson - 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- Anderson) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Anderson. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.4670, Longitude: -116.1045     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Anderson 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 Anderson.

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