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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.
The location of Anderson has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<3>
We don't have a date for the establishment of Anderson.
The community of Anderson has also been called Junction House. and Sparks Ranch. For more information about the names of Anderson, see The Names of Anderson on our Genealogy Page.
While the community is gone, the present day location for Anderson is 4,520 feet [1,378 m] above sea level.<4> In other words, the elevation of Anderson is about ¾ mile [or ~1½ 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.
Adding Anderson to Our Gazetteer ...
As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.
We originally found mention of Anderson in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
In addition, we also found mention of Anderson elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Anderson on our Genealogy Page.
Communities Also Named Anderson ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Nevada communities named Anderson: This one is located in Washoe County and the other is located in Elko 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.
Communities near Anderson ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Anderson.
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 Anderson. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Anderson.
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 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Anderson.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Anderson. See our Newspapers Page for Anderson.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Washoe County: www.co.washoe.nv.us/
The official website for State of Nevada: nv.gov/
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This page was last modified: 08 Jun 2021