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Ash Meadows, Nevada

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Welcome to Ash Meadows (aka 'Ashmeadows') ...

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

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

Ash Meadows would have been located within present day Nye County.

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

Ash Meadows was founded in 1900.

While the community is gone, the present day location for Ash Meadows is 2,190 feet [668 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the altitude of Ash Meadows is about ½ mile above sea level.

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

Communities near Ash Meadows ...

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

Community   DirDistance
Death Valley Junction (CA)   [Map]     SW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Evelyn (CA) - Historic   [Map]     S   14 miles [22.5 km]
Greenwater (CA) - Historic   [Map]     SW   21 miles [33.8 km]
Lila C (CA) - Historic   [Map]     SW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Scranton (CA) - Historic   [Map]     NW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Amargosa Valley   [Map]     N   20 miles [32.2 km]

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

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 Ash Meadows. 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 Ash Meadows. 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 Ash Meadows.

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Nevada

About Nye County

About Nevada

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Nye County:

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 Ash Meadows, 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 Ash Meadows - 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 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Ash Meadows) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Ash Meadows. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.3616, Longitude: -116.2942     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Ash Meadows have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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