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Midas, Nevada

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Country  United States
County  Elko
Local time  Tuesday 6:49 AM
State  Nevada
Time zone  Pacific (PST) (UTC-8)
Midas, Nevada
Weather  3°C, Wind NW at 5 km/h, 84% Humidity

Midas is a small Unincorporated community in Elko County, Nevada. Although its population has fluctuated greatly over the years and it often appears on ghost town lists, it has never been completely abandoned.

Contents

Map of Midas, Golconda, NV 89414, USA

History

In June 1907, James McDuffy discovered gold at the base of Owyhee Bluffs in Elko County, Nevada. Two towns, Gold Circle and Summit, were quickly created. Summit disappeared in 1909 and the federal government changed the name of Gold Circle to Midas.

References

Midas, Nevada Wikipedia


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