Place:White Pine, Nevada, United States

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NameWhite Pine
Alt namesWhite Pinesource: Getty Vocabulary Program
TypeCounty
Coordinates39.45°N 114.833°W
Located inNevada, United States     (1869 - )
See alsoSaint Marys, 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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White Pine County is a county located in the U.S. state of Nevada. As of the 2010 census, the population was 10,030. Its county seat is Ely. It is the home of Great Basin National Park. The name "White Pine" is an old name for the Limber Pine, a common tree in the county's mountains.

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History

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White Pine County was established in 1869 from Lander County and named after the heavy growth of pine trees in the area which were thought to be white pine. Hamilton was the first county seat from 1869 to 1887 when it was replaced after a fire by Ely.

Timeline

Date Event Source
1869 County formed Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1869 Court records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1870 First census Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1880 No significant boundary changes after this year Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1884 Marriage records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1885 Land records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1885 Probate records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1887 Birth records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources

Population History

source: Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
Census Year Population
1870 7,189
1880 2,682
1890 1,721
1900 1,961
1910 7,441
1920 8,935
1930 11,771
1940 12,377
1950 9,424
1960 9,808
1970 10,150
1980 8,167
1990 9,264

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External links

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