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Argentum, Nevada
(Esmeralda County)

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The location of Argentum

Welcome to Argentum ...

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

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

Argentum would have been located within present day Esmeralda County.

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

While the community is gone, the present day location for Argentum is 4,530 feet [1,381 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the elevation of Argentum is about ¾ mile [or ~1½ km] above sea level.

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

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

Communities near Argentum ...

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 Argentum and not the distance if you are driving.<4>.

Community   DirDistance
Blair Junction - Historic   [Map]     SE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Camp Douglas - Historic   [Map]     NW   18 miles [29 km]
Candelaria Junction - Historic   [Map]     W   11 miles [17.7 km]
Candelaria - Historic   [Map]     NW   5 miles [8 km]
Coaldale - Historic   [Map]     SE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Marietta - Historic   [Map]     NW   20 miles [32.2 km]

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

Communities Also Named Argentum ...

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

Beyond Nevada, there are 2 communities that are also named Argentum - they are located in and Kentucky.

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

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 Argentum. 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 Argentum. 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 Argentum.

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Nevada

About Esmeralda County

About Nevada

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The official website for State of Nevada:

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 Argentum, 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 Argentum - 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 obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Argentum) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Argentum. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.1183, Longitude: -117.9932     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Argentum have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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