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Artesia, Nevada

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Welcome to Artesia ...

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

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

Artesia would have been located within present day Lyon County.

Artesia was founded in 1914.

While the community is gone, the present day location for Artesia is 4,560 feet [1,390 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the altitude of Artesia is about ¾ mile [or ~1½ km] above sea level.

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

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

Communities near Artesia ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Artesia and not the distance if you are going to drive it.<3>.

Community   2016<4>
Buckeye - Historic   [Map]   ---   W   18 miles [29 km]
Centerville   [Map]   ---   W   21 miles [33.8 km]
Gardnerville Ranchos   [Map]   ---   W   20 miles [32.2 km]
Gardnerville   [Map]   ---   W   20 miles [32.2 km]
Johnson Lane   [Map]   ---   W   19 miles [30.6 km]
Minden   [Map]   ---   W   20 miles [32.2 km]

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

Communities Also Named Artesia ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 7 communities that are also named Artesia - they are located in Arizona, California, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, New Mexico and North Carolina.

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Artesia. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Artesia. 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 Artesia.

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

Search for Local Businesses ...

We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities. Since Artesia no longer exists, the following searches are centered on the area where it would have stood. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

LodgingGas StationsBanks
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RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
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PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
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AttractionsMotorcycle Parts 
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Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

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About Lyon County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Lyon County: www.lyon-county.org/

The official website for State of Nevada: www.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 Artesia, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Artesia - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance that begins in Artesia. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Artesia) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Artesia. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.9538, Longitude: -119.3754     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Artesia have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<4>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Artesia.

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<5>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Artesia.