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Austin Historic District (Austin, Nevada)

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Built  1862
Opened  1862
Added to NRHP  23 November 1971
NRHP Reference #  71000489
Area  3.027 kmĀ²
Austin Historic District (Austin, Nevada)
Location  In Pony Canyon at jct. of U.S. 50 and NV 8A, Austin, Nevada
Similar  Austin Masonic and Odd, St Augustine's Catholic, Lander County High Sch, St George's Episcopal, Lander County Courthouse

The Austin Historic District in Austin, Nevada is a 748-acre (303 ha) historic district that was listed on the U.S. National Register of Historic Places in 1971. It is located in Pony Canyon at the junction of State Route 8A and U.S. Route 50, and has significance dating from 1862 when silver ore was discovered in the canyon. By the next year, Austin had population 2,000, and it became a city in 1864.

The district includes the Austin City Hall, which is separately NRHP-listed, and 12 other contributing buildings. It was listed on the National Register in 1971.

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Austin Historic District (Austin, Nevada) Wikipedia


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