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Welcome to Topaz Lake ...

Topaz Lake is located in Douglas County<1>.



A typical abbreviation for Topaz Lake: Topaz Lk.

Topaz Lake is 5,070 feet [1,545 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the altitude of Topaz Lake is about 1 mile [or ~1½ km] above sea level.

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

The telephone area code for Topaz Lake: (775)

Communities near Topaz Lake ...

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

  • Topaz
    (5 miles [8 km] to the south)
  • Loope ‑ Historic
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Loope
    • Loope is located in Alpine County (CA)
  • Coleville
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the south)
  • Wellington
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the northeast)
  • Markleeville
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the west)
  • Marklee Village
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the west)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Marklee Village have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Marklee Village
    • Marklee Village is located in Alpine County (CA)
  • Walker
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the south)
  • Smith
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the northeast)
  • Paynesville
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Paynesville
    • Paynesville is located in Alpine County (CA)
  • Alpine Village
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the west)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Alpine Village have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Alpine Village
    • Alpine Village is located in Alpine County (CA)

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Topaz Lake ...

Looking for more information about Topaz Lake? 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Topaz Lake, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Topaz Lake.

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

The official website for Douglas County: www.co.douglas.nv.us/

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

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Nevada's counties, including Douglas, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Topaz Lake - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<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 found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.









 

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