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Welcome to Carson Rapids City ...

Carson Rapids City is located in Lyon County<1>.


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


A typical abbreviation for Carson Rapids City: Carson Rpds. City

Carson Rapids City is 4,450 feet [1,356 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the elevation of Carson Rapids City is about ¾ mile [or ~1¼ km] above sea level.

Time Zone: Carson Rapids City lies in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT) and observes daylight saving time

The area code for Carson Rapids City: (775)

Communities near Carson Rapids City ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Carson Rapids City.

  • Sparks
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the northwest)
  • Carson City
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the southwest)
  • Dayton
    (4 miles [6.4 km] to the south)
  • Gold Hill
    (5 miles [8 km] to the west)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gold Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gold Hill
    • Gold Hill is located in Storey County
  • Johntown ‑ Historic
    (5 miles [8 km] to the southwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Johntown have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Johntown
    • Johntown is located in Lyon County
  • Silver City
    (5 miles [8 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Silver City
    • Silver City is located in Lyon County
  • Virginia City
    (5 miles [8 km] to the west)
  • American City ‑ Historic
    (6 miles [9.7 km] to the southwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for American City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for American City
    • American City is located in Storey County
  • American Flat ‑ Historic
    (6 miles [9.7 km] to the southwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for American Flat have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for American Flat
    • American Flat is located in Storey County
  • Lousetown ‑ Historic
    (6 miles [9.7 km] to the northwest)
    • Note: We haven't been able to verify our GPS coordinates for Lousetown. Although the coordinates have been estimated, they should be in the vicinity.<5>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lousetown
    • Lousetown is located in Storey County

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 Carson Rapids City. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Carson Rapids City.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Carson Rapids 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 Carson Rapids City.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Carson Rapids City ...

Looking for more information about Carson Rapids City? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Carson Rapids City, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Carson Rapids City.

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Carson Rapids City. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

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

The official website for State of Nevada: nv.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Nevada's counties, including Lyon, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<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 found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Carson Rapids City - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<5>An 'estimated' location is one where we have been given GPS coordinates, but are unable to verify the accuracy of those coordinates. That said, we have some confidence that we have placed the marker near the actual location. A typical reason for being unable to verify a location is that it might be on private property or maybe historic and gone without an obvious trace.









 

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