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Hiko, Nevada

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Welcome to Hiko ...

Hiko is located in Lincoln County<1>.

The pronunciation of Hiko: HIKE-oh<2>

Hiko is 3,870 feet [1,180 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the altitude of Hiko is about ¾ mile [or ~1¼ km] above sea level.

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

The area code for Hiko: (775)

The ZIP code for Hiko: 89017<4>

Communities near Hiko ...

We have created a list of 4 communities that are near Hiko.

  • Crystal Springs [Lincoln County]
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    • Crystal Springs [Lincoln County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the south of Hiko
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  • Alamo [Lincoln County]
  • Rachel [Lincoln County]
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    • Rachel [Lincoln County] lies 28 miles [45.1 km]<5> to the west of Hiko
    • Former names for Rachel:
    • Sandy Springs
    • Tempiute Village
    • Rachel has also been known as:
    • Penoyer Valley
    • Sand Springs Valley
    • Tem Piute
    • Tempiute
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rachel<6>
  • Caliente [Lincoln County]
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    • Caliente [Lincoln County] lies 38 miles [61.2 km]<5> to the east of Hiko
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,077 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Caliente<6>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Hiko ...

Looking for more information about Hiko? 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.

In addition to the Tourism page for Hiko, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Hiko.

Adding Hiko to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Hiko in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Hiko was on a map titled George#&160;F. Cram Map of Nevada (1883).

We also found Hiko in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Hiko on our Genealogy Page.

Mentions & References for Hiko

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Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Nevada's counties, including Lincoln, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The pronunciation we've provided is our attempt to give a phonetic pronunciation for Hiko. While it might not be exactly right, hopefully it will be close. If we have it wrong or there's a better way to pronounce the name, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Hiko - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a community (such as Hiko). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Hiko or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Hiko) 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 Hiko. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from HikoOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Hiko. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.5989, Longitude: -115.2241    
<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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