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Welcome to Holborn ...

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

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


Holborn would have been located within present day Elko County<2>.

We aren't confident of the location of Holborn, so consider the above location as an estimate.<3>

While the community is gone, the present day location for Holborn is 6,100 feet [1,859 m] above sea level.<4> In other words, the altitude of Holborn is about 1¼ mile [or ~1¾ km] above sea level.

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

Note: If you travel east from Holborn, you will leave Pacific Time and cross into the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT).

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

Communities near Holborn ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Holborn.

  • Wells [Elko County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wells
    • Wells [Elko County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the west of Holborn
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,252 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wells
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wells<6>
  • Melandco [Elko County] - Historic
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Melandco have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Melandco
    • Melandco [Elko County] was located 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the northwest of Holborn
  • Oasis [Elko County]
  • Toano [Elko County] - Historic
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Toano have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Toano
    • Toano [Elko County] was located 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the east of Holborn
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Cobre [Elko County] - Historic
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cobre have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cobre
      • Cobre [Elko County] was located 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the east of Holborn
    • Wilkins [Elko County] - Historic
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wilkins have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wilkins
      • Wilkins [Elko County] was located 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the north of Holborn
    • Metropolis [Elko County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Metropolis
      • Metropolis [Elko County] was located 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the west of Holborn
    • Shores [Elko County] - Historic
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Shores have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Shores
      • Shores [Elko County] was located 25 miles [40.2 km]<5> to the north of Holborn
    • Wood [Elko County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wood
      • Wood [Elko County] was located 25 miles [40.2 km]<5> to the southwest of Holborn
    • Shafter [Elko County] - Historic
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Shafter have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Shafter
      • Shafter [Elko County] was located 26 miles [41.8 km]<5> to the southeast of Holborn

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

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

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Nevada

About Elko County

About Nevada

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Elko County: www.elkocountynv.net/

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 Holborn, 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 Elko, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<3>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.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Holborn - 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' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Holborn) 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 Holborn. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Holborn

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Holborn. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.1742, Longitude: -114.7088       In this case, the coordinates for Holborn 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.
<7>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.






















 

 

 

 

 


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