Place:Mineral, Nevada, United States

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NameMineral
Alt namesCarsonsource: Family History Library Catalog
Mineralsource: Getty Vocabulary Program
TypeCounty
Coordinates38.5°N 118.367°W
Located inNevada, United States     (1911 - )
See alsoEsmeralda, Nevada, United StatesParent county (source: Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990)
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog


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Mineral County is a county located in the U.S. state of Nevada. As of the 2010 census, the population was 4,772. Its county seat is Hawthorne.

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History

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Mineral County was carved out of Esmeralda County in 1911 shortly after the county seat of Esmeralda was moved to Goldfield in 1907. Its name came from the surrounding area, which is heavily mineralized. Hawthorne has always been its county seat. The county is listed as Nevada Historical Marker 16. The marker is located on U.S. Highway 95 at Walker Lake.

Timeline

Date Event Source
1911 Birth records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1911 County formed Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1911 Court records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1911 Land records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1911 Marriage records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1911 Probate records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1920 First census Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1940 No significant boundary changes after this year Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990

Population History

source: Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
Census Year Population
1920 1,848
1930 1,863
1940 2,342
1950 5,560
1960 6,329
1970 7,051
1980 6,217
1990 6,475

Research Tips

External links

www.rootsweb.com/~nvminera/mineral.htm


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