Quality assurance was conducted on each of these books in an attempt to remove books with imperfections introduced by the digitization process. On the ground floor you will find a complete press room from the 1800s complete with posters that were printed by the eureka sentinel and then plastered on the press room walls. A complete history of eureka county, nevada, containing the united states. Eureka white pages phone books in nevada nv whitepages. This is a pre1923 historical reproduction that was curated for quality. Eureka county is part of the elko micropolitan statistical area. Whitepages provides the top free people search and tenant screening tool online with contact information for over 250 million people including cell phone numbers and complete background check data compiled from public records, white pages and other directories in all 50 states. Discovery of gold permanently changed the areas history, and eventually lead to the extraction of humboldts other natural resource. Eureka county courthouse eureka, nevada atlas obscura. Eureka county is one of the few nevada counties which is traversed by interstate. Eureka county was established in 1873 and formed from lander county after silver was discovered more than 100 miles 160 km east of austin.
Catch another glimpse into the towns oncebooming history at the eureka sentinel museum, the original home to the former eureka sentinel newspaper from 18791960. Additional nevada and palisade photos can be seen in this excellent book. The palisade, in turn, was named for a similar formation on the hudson river in new york. Topographic church list and map for eureka county, nevada. Eureka historic district is a historic district in eureka, nevada, an unincorporated community. The eureka sentinel museum interprets the history of eureka. Genealogy and local history in eureka county, nevada source.
Eureka county, nevada genealogy genealogy familysearch wiki. You can now print from anywhere at anytime and pick up your print jobs at the elko county library, using the print release station. Eureka county, nevada eureka county polozaj okruga u saveznoj drzavi nevada savezna drzava. One of the primary sources of information from statehood to the 1980s was from a project that compiled all the judicial election information into one binder, which was sponsored by. On this website you will find current news clippings, documents, photos, maps, and much more on the history and key issues surrounding the proposed and controversial yucca mountain repository project. Guide to eureka county, nevada ancestry, genealogy and family history, birth records, marriage. Eureka produced more than four times the wealth that austin did, yet its history is rather prim and staid compared to adventurous austin. Grass valleys empire mine state historic park is the. Mining, especially for lead, was the towns economic mainstay, as the nearby hillsides ranked as nevadas second richest mineral producer, behind western nevadas comstock lode. Eureka county, nevada record dates edit edit source. The eureka sentinel building a block south has been converted to a wonderful museum, with the old newspaper backshop as it was left when the last tramp printer finally called it quits.
Apr 01, 2000 nevadaatlas nevada eureka county, nevada people quickfactseureka countynevada population, 2005 estimate 1,4282,414,807 population, percent change, april 1, 2000 to. The town became the county seat in 1873, when eureka county was carved out of adjacent lander, elko, and white pine counties. Eureka, nevada description and history, from the complete nevada traveler by david w. This structure was used as the newspaper office and residence from 1879 until 1960.
Reuben gross in 1902, the beautiful twostory colonial revival style house was donated to the society in. Business opportunities primarily a ranching, agricultural and mining county, eureka county welcomes these and new industries with no existing zoning ordinances, very low property tax rates and no business licensing. Eureka branch library elkolander eureka county library system 80 south monroe street p. Eureka county, nv land for sale 50 listings landwatch. The waltis and other early settlers of eureka and lander county, nevada author. Eureka county courthouse 701 s main street po box 677 eureka, nv 893160677 phone. It was named for the ancient greek term, eureka, meaning, i have.
In the late 1800s and early 1900s, eureka became the second richest mineral producer in the state of nevada. Attractions include the eureka opera house built in 1880 and restored in 1993, raines market and wildlife museum. A list of eureka county historical and genealogical societies, forums, message boards, libraries, archives. Most of the oral histories in the archives were recorded by the university of. A complete history of eureka county, nevada, containing the united states mining laws, the mining laws of the district. A longtime historic preservationist, holly has written three previous books about renos history.
If you are interested in northern nevada history this is the very first book i would. On this website you will find current news clippings, documents, photos, maps, and much more on the history and key issues surrounding the proposed and. Italian immigrants in eureka, nevada, and the fish creek massacre shepperson series in nevada history silvio manno on. Unlike some other reproductions of classic texts 1 we have not used ocroptical character recognition.
Familysearch nevada, county marriages 18621993 source. This site is designed to provide information useful in researching family history, genealogy, and local history related to eureka county, nevada. Special collections at the university of nevada, reno libraries provides public access to hundreds of oral history transcripts in its university of nevada oral history archives. The residents of the new mining camp complained that austin was too far to go for county business and a new county was created.
Written in 1879, this promotional piece claimed eureka to be the second most important town in nevada and touted its many virtues. Reuben gross in 1902, the beautiful twostory colonial revival style house was donated to the society in 1993 through helen barnums estate. Eureka it was named for the ancient greek term, eureka, meaning, i have found it. A tour through three historic buildings in eureka nevada. The humboldt county historical society is located at the former home of the late helen wells barnum. But like other mining boom towns in nevada, as the mines played out and became less labor intensive, the population shrank dramatically. May 07, 2015 a tour through three historic buildings in eureka nevada. Nevadas harsh but rich environment shaped its history and culture. At the heart of downtown is the stillfunctioning, historical eureka county courthouse, which boasts two large bells cast in cincinnati, ohio, and san francisco. Perhaps it was because the principal product of the mines was lead, rather than silver or gold, and drew a less romantic breed of citizen. Eureka is not a large town, having a population of only 1050 people. Eureka reamins an active town and is still the eureka county seat of government.
Eureka, nevada things to do in eureka, nevada travel nevada. County clerk has divorce, probate and court records from 1874. Before 1858 small mormon settlements along the utah border sustained their communities through faith, but the secular western section stumbled along until the great silver strikes beginning in 1858 created boom towns and fabulous fortunes. Please note that this branch is temporarily closed. Appears in 114 books from 18502005 more page 632 in order to promote the general welfare and usefulness of banks and banking institutions, and to secure uniformity of action, together with the practical benefits to be derived from personal acquaintance and from the discussion of subjects of importance to the banking and commercial interests. Despite being one of the most remote towns in america, eureka is an excellent destination for anyone interested in nevadas mining history. Nevada s harsh but rich environment shaped its history and culture. Biographies, oral histories, diaries, memoirs, genealogies, correspondence. Eureka county, nevada genealogy and history genealogy trails. Apr 17, 2014 a longtime historic preservationist, holly has written three previous books about renos history. Nevada judicial history database this database contains information, gathered from many resources, on terms of office for judges throughout nevada since statehood. The ground floor of the building was made into a county historical museum in.
Nevada county is home to several state parks that offer history and recreation opportunities at one scenic location. Welcome to eureka county, nevada history and genealogy. Eureka is an unincorporated town and censusdesignated places in and the county seat of eureka county, nevada, united states. Sanborn maps, available online, eureka county, nevada. The splendid eureka county court house across the street has been restored to original 1879 condition but with 1995 foundations. Written in 1879, this promotional piece claimed eureka to be the second most important town in nevada and. In 1873, eureka county was formed from parts of lander, elko and white pine counties because the residents of the new mining camp complained that austin was too far to go for county business. The eureka branch library has been serving patrons since 1961 and offers a wide selection of materials and public internet computers. At the corner of bateman street and north main street route 50 in eureka, nevada, is a beautiful building that has been the seat of justice in eureka county for nearly 140 years the original. It is drained by the humboldt river and pine creek. Please see the announcements for more information about available services. Eureka, nevada things to do in eureka, nevada travel. Whitepages is the largest and most trusted online phone book and directory. Attractions include the eureka opera house built in 1880 and restored in 1993, raines market and wildlife.
Elkolandereureka county library system 80 south monroe street p. Woolley all copies of this 336 page literary gem are beautiful gold trimmed mahogany colored hardbacks, with dozens of historical photographs, a fold out 18 by 23 doublesided map, and are individually signed by the author. Ten miles west of carlin the settlement along the humboldt river was named for the sheer rock walls to the east. As of the 2010 census, the population was 1,987, making it the secondleast populous county in nevada. Nevada county marriages, 18621993 includes eureka county source. Despite being one of the most remote towns in america, eureka is an excellent destination for anyone interested in nevada s mining history. A museum is a place where one should lose ones head. We provide answers to over 2 million searches every day. However, at its peak during the 1880s, eureka had a population of over 10,000 people. Eureka county, nevada a part of the nvgenweb usgenwebsites. Eureka county is a large county in the northeastern region of nevada. Eureka sentinel museum the eureka sentinel museum is housed in the 1879 eureka sentinel newspaper building. Sanborn fire insurance map from eureka, eureka county, nevada.
The sulphur springs, fish creek, and cortez ranges cover the largely mountainous and arid area. Nevadaatlas nevada eureka county, nevada people quickfactseureka countynevada population, 2005 estimate 1,4282,414,807 population, percent change, april 1. Based on recent landwatch data, eureka county ranks 14th among the 17 counties in the state for its total acres of rural properties and land advertised for sale in the county. For family history research, please use the census microfilm and name indexes located at the nevada state library.
Accordingly, eureka county, nevada a designated aulg is the host of. With a population of 610 as of the 2010 census, it is by far the largest community in eureka county. George and claire bostic in 1982 june 29, 1931 december 20, 2019 carson city, nevada claire. In the late 1800s, the town of eureka, nevada, was seeking new residents and investors to help stimulate its booming economy. The town has many historic buildings from the late 1800s, including the impressive county courthouse built in 1879. Twentysix miles from nevada city, malakoff diggins state historic park is the site of californias largest hydraulic mine and features a visitor center with exhibits on life in the old mining town of north bloomfield.
But like other mining boom towns in nevada, as the mines played out and became less labor. Eureka, the county seat, is in the southern portion of the county, and crescent valley and beowawe are located in the north. Las vegas 408 east clark avenue las vegas, nv 89101 702 4869300. Mar, 2020 george and claire bostic in 1982 june 29, 1931 december 20, 2019 carson city, nevada claire. With a population of 480 as of the 2018 american community survey 5year estimates, it is by far the largest community in eureka county. Parcel number explanation mozilla and netscape users may need to use these links.26 353 581 330 176 480 462 1459 142 30 1277 428 520 17 128 859 865 735 220 638 1414 1009 415 441 387 788 944 548 813 355 134