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Welcome to Argenta ...
So far, we have found very little information about Argenta. The little that we've found leads us believe that the community is historic.<1>
We've added Argenta to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with Argenta, please Contact Us.
Argenta would have been located within present day Lander County.
The location of Argenta has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
Argenta was founded in 1866.
The origin (or the toponymy) of Argenta: From the Latin word for silver: 'argentum'.
While the community is gone, the present day location for Argenta is 4,590 feet [1,399 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the elevation of Argenta is about ¾ mile [or ~1½ km] above sea level.
Time Zone: The area where Argenta was located is in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT) and observes daylight saving time
The location where Argenta once stood is in the (775) area code.
Communities near Argenta ...
A sample of nearby communities can be found below.
Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you drove.<4>.
To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Argenta.
Communities Also Named Argenta ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 8 communities that are also named Argenta - they are located in Arkansas, British Columbia, Illinois, Michigan (2), Montana, Texas and Utah.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Argenta.
See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Argenta:
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Off-the-Road Links ...
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This page was last modified: 07 Mar 2019