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Pahrump, Nevada

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Welcome to Pahrump ...

Pahrump is located in Nye County<1>.

Pahrump is 2,690 feet [820 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the elevation of Pahrump is ½ mile above sea level.

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

The ZIP code for Pahrump: 89048<3>

Websites for Pahrump ...

Chamber of Commerce:

Although we don't have any websites that are specific to Pahrump, the following might be of interest:

Communities near Pahrump ...

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

  • Johnnie [Nye County]
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    • Johnnie [Nye County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the north of Pahrump
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  • Calvada Springs [Inyo County]
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    • Calvada Springs [Inyo County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the south of Pahrump
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  • Charleston View [Inyo County]
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    • Charleston View [Inyo County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the south of Pahrump
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  • Evelyn [Inyo County] - Historic
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    • Evelyn [Inyo County] was located 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the west of Pahrump
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Evelyn have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Mount Charleston [Clark County]
    • Crystal [Nye County]
    • Shoshone [Inyo County]
    • Death Valley Junction [Inyo County]
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      • Death Valley Junction [Inyo County] lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<4> to the west of Pahrump
      • Former names for Death Valley Junction:
      • Amargosa
      • Death Valley
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Death Valley Junction<6>
    • Tecopa Hot Springs [Inyo County]
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      • Tecopa Hot Springs [Inyo County] lies 26 miles [41.8 km]<4> to the southwest of Pahrump
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    • Amargosa [Nye County] - Historic
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      • Amargosa [Nye County] was located 26 miles [41.8 km]<4> to the north of Pahrump
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Amargosa have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Amargosa has also been known as:
      • Amargosa Station
      • Amagoshe
      • Anorgosa
      • Johnnie Siding

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

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Pahrump. Our list includes 7 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Pahrump.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Pahrump ...

Looking for more information about Pahrump? 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 Pahrump, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Pahrump.

Adding Pahrump to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Pahrump 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 Pahrump was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Nevada's counties, including Nye, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Pahrump - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>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 Pahrump). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Pahrump or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Pahrump) to Point B.If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Pahrump. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from PahrumpOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Pahrump. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.2087, Longitude: -115.9846    
<5>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.
<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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