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Welcome to Paradise Valley ...

Paradise Valley is located in Humboldt County<1>.

A typical abbreviation for Paradise Valley: Paradise Vly. (or less commonly used: Paradise Vally. or Paradise Vlly.)

We don't have a date for the establishment of Paradise Valley.

The community of Paradise Valley was previously named Paradise City. Going back to its beginning, Paradise Valley was originally named Scottsdale. For more information about the names of Paradise Valley, see The Names of Paradise Valley on our Genealogy Page.

Paradise Valley is 4,530 feet [1,381 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the elevation of Paradise Valley is about ¾ mile [or ~1½ km] above sea level.

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

Paradise Valley is within the boundaries of the (775) area code.

Adding Paradise Valley to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Paradise Valley 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 Paradise Valley was on a map titled George#&160;F. Cram Map of Nevada (1883).

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

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

Communities Also Named Paradise Valley ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Nevada communities named Paradise Valley: This one is located in Humboldt County and the other is located in Clark County.

Beyond Nevada, there are 8 communities that are also named Paradise Valley - they are located in Alberta, Arizona, British Columbia, Georgia, Pennsylvania, Texas and Wyoming.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Paradise Valley.

Communities near Paradise Valley ...

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

  • Gouge Eye [Humboldt County] - Historic
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gouge Eye
    • Gouge Eye [Humboldt County] was located 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the northeast of Paradise Valley
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gouge Eye have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
  • Queen City [Humboldt County] - Historic
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Queen City
    • Queen City [Humboldt County] was located 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the northeast of Paradise Valley
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Queen City have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
  • Spring City [Humboldt County] - Historic
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Spring City
    • Spring City [Humboldt County] was located 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the northeast of Paradise Valley
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Spring City have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
  • Orovada [Humboldt County]
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    • Amos [Humboldt County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Amos
      • Amos [Humboldt County] was located 15 miles [24.1 km]<3> to the southwest of Paradise Valley
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Amos have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Paradise Hill [Humboldt County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Paradise Hill
      • Paradise Hill [Humboldt County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<3> to the southwest of Paradise Valley
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Paradise Hill
    • Platora [Humboldt County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Platora
      • Platora [Humboldt County] was located 16 miles [25.7 km]<3> to the northwest of Paradise Valley
    • Canon Creek Station [Humboldt County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Canon Creek Station
      • Canon Creek Station [Humboldt County] was located 21 miles [33.8 km]<3> to the north of Paradise Valley
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Canon Creek Station have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Daveytown [Humboldt County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Daveytown
      • Daveytown [Humboldt County] was located 23 miles [37 km]<3> to the southwest of Paradise Valley
    • Awakening [Humboldt County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Awakening
      • Awakening [Humboldt County] was located 27 miles [43.5 km]<3> to the west of Paradise Valley
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Awakening have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Paradise Valley ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Nevada

About Humboldt County

About Nevada

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Humboldt County: www.humboldt-county-nv.net/

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

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Nevada's counties, including Humboldt, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Paradise Valley - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>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- Paradise Valley) 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 Paradise Valley. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Paradise ValleyOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Paradise Valley. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.4940, Longitude: -117.5344    
<4>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.
<5>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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