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Welcome to Canyon City ...

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

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


Canyon City would have been located within present day Lander County<2>.

The location of Canyon City has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<3>

While the community is gone, the present day location for Canyon City is 6,670 feet [2,033 m] above sea level.<4> In other words, the elevation of Canyon City is about 1¼ mile [or ~2 km] above sea level.

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

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

Communities Also Named Canyon City ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 7 communities that are also named Canyon City - they are located in Alaska, British Columbia, California, Oregon, South Dakota, Texas and Yukon.

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

Communities near Canyon City ...

We have created a list of 8 communities that are near Canyon City.

  • Canon City [Lander County] - Historic
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Canon City have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Canon City
    • Canon City [Lander County] was located 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the north of Canyon City
  • Victorine [Nye County] - Historic
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Victorine
    • Victorine [Nye County] was located 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the south of Canyon City
  • Kingston [Lander County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kingston
    • Kingston [Lander County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the south of Canyon City
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kingston
  • Austin [Lander County]
  • Continue List   (4 more) ...
    • Clifton [Lander County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clifton
      • Clifton [Lander County] was located 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the north of Canyon City
    • Jacobsville [Lander County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jacobsville
      • Jacobsville [Lander County] was located 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the north of Canyon City
    • Yankee Blade [Lander County] - Historic
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Yankee Blade have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Yankee Blade
      • Yankee Blade [Lander County] was located 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the north of Canyon City
    • Ophir [Nye County] - Historic
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ophir have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ophir
      • Ophir [Nye County] was located 28 miles [45.1 km]<5> to the south of Canyon City

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Canyon City. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Canyon City.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Canyon City. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Canyon City.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Canyon City. See our Newspapers Page for Canyon City.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Nevada

About Lander County

About Nevada

Off-the-Road Links ...

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 Canyon City, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.
<2>If you're interested in how the shape of Nevada's counties, including Lander, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<3>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.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Canyon City - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>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- Canyon City) 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 Canyon City. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Canyon City

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Canyon City. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.3463, Longitude: -117.1370       In this case, the coordinates for Canyon City have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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