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Welcome to Cottonwood ...
So far, we have found very little information about Cottonwood. The little that we've found leads us believe that the community is historic.<1>
We've added Cottonwood to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with Cottonwood, please Contact Us.
Cottonwood would have been located within present day Elko County.
The location of Cottonwood has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
When the people of Cottonwood referred to themselves (known as a demonym), they are believed to have used Cottonwoodite<3>
Cottonwood was founded in 1869.
While the community is gone, the present day location for Cottonwood is 5,340 feet [1,628 m] above sea level.<4> In other words, the elevation of Cottonwood is 1 mile [or ~1¾ km] above sea level.
Time Zone: The area where Cottonwood was located is in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT) and observes daylight saving time
If Cottonwood still existed, it would have been in the (775) area code.
Communities near Cottonwood ...
A sample of nearby communities can be found below.
Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if driven.<5>.
To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Cottonwood.
Communities Also Named Cottonwood ...
While we believe that this Cottonwood is located in Elko County, we know of another 2 Nevada communities named Cottonwood. Those communities are located in the following counties: Clark and Mineral County.
Beyond Nevada, there are 47 communities that are also named Cottonwood - they are located in Alabama (3), Alaska, Arizona (4), British Columbia, California (3), Colorado (3), Georgia, Idaho (2), Illinois, Iowa, Louisiana (2), Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, New Mexico (3), Oklahoma (2), South Dakota, Texas (10), Utah (3) and Wisconsin.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Cottonwood.
See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Cottonwood:
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Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Elko County: www.elkocountynv.net/
The official website for State of Nevada: nv.gov/
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This page was last modified: 16 May 2019