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Welcome to Aurum ...

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

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


Aurum would have been located within present day White Pine County.

Aurum was founded in 1871.

While the community is gone, the present day location for Aurum is 7,150 feet [2,179 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the elevation of Aurum is about 1¼ mile [or ~2¼ km] above sea level.

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

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

Communities near Aurum ...

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 Aurum and not the distance if you are driving.<3>.

Community   DirDistance
Adverse - Historic   [Map]     SW   24 miles [38.6 km]
Cherry Creek   [Map]     NW   21 miles [33.8 km]
Greens - Historic   [Map]     N   24 miles [38.6 km]
McGill Junction - Historic   [Map]     SW   25 miles [40.2 km]
McGill   [Map]     SW   23 miles [37 km]
Parker - Historic   [Map]     E   26 miles [41.8 km]

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

Communities Also Named Aurum ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Aurum - it's located in Georgia.

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

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 Aurum. 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 Aurum. 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 Aurum.

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Find a Community within Nevada

About White Pine County

About Nevada

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for White Pine County: www.co.white-pine.nv.us/

The official website for State of Nevada: 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 Aurum, 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 Aurum - 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' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Aurum) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Aurum. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Aurum

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Aurum. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.7033, Longitude: -114.5849     [Map].

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This page was last modified: 18 Mar 2019