|Named for||R. J. Rand, a businessperson in the local mining industry.|
|Elevation||4,163 ft (1,269 m)|
Rand is an extinct town in Mineral County, in the U.S. state of Nevada.The GNIS classifies Rand as a populated place with a "RR Locale" description. Rand was a station on the Carson and Colorado Railway.
A post office was established at Rand in 1915, and remained in operation until 1935.Rand was named for the Rand Mining District located about 16 miles east in the Gabbs Mountains (The Rand Mining District is a variant name of the Bovard Mining District.) The community was named after R. J. Randall, who had claims in the Rand Mining District.
The Pah Rah Range is a mountain range located in western Nevada in Washoe County just to the northeast of Reno. It is a hook shaped range with the main eastern portion oriented northwest-southeast, approximately 20 miles (32 km) long. The northwest flowing Cottonwood Creek in Warm Springs Valley is bounded on three sides by the range. To the south and east the Truckee River forms the boundary and Pyramid Lake is at the northeast. Spanish Springs Valley north of Reno forms the southwest margin. To the north the narrow Mullen Pass separates the Pah Rah Range from the Virginia Mountains.
Millers is a ghost town located in Esmeralda County, Nevada. Deserted today, Millers sprang up as a mining boomtown after the Tonopah boom began.
Candelaria is a ghost town in Mineral County, Nevada. Today the site of Candelaria is dominated by the Kinross Gold Candelaria Mine on Mt. Diablo.
Fairview is a ghost town in Churchill County, Nevada, in the United States of America.
Mazuma, Nevada was a small mining town in Pershing County, Nevada where eight people were killed in a flash flood on July 11, 1912.
Thorne, Nevada is a rail junction located in Mineral County, Nevada.
Basalt is a formerly populated place located in Mineral County, Nevada.
Rhodes, Nevada is a former rail station and Post Office on the Carson and Colorado Railway in Mineral County, Nevada.
Eagleville is a former populated place in Mineral County, Nevada that is now a ghost town.
Gilbert is an extinct town in Esmeralda County, in the U.S. state of Nevada.
National is an extinct town in Humboldt County, in the U.S. state of Nevada.
Willow Point is an extinct town in Humboldt County, in the U.S. state of Nevada. Willow Point is located in Paradise Valley, south of the town of Paradise Valley and about 20 miles northeast of Winnemucca.
Stine is an extinct town in Lincoln County, in the U.S. state of Nevada.
Omco is an extinct town in Mineral County, in the U.S. state of Nevada. The GNIS classifies it as a populated place.
Johnnie is a populated place in Nye County, in the U.S. state of Nevada about 15 miles north of Pahrump.
Tenabo is a ghost town in Lander County, Nevada United States.
Pyramid City is a ghost town located south of Sutcliffe, Nevada. This location was also sometimes known as Pyramid and should not be confused with Pyramid, Nevada, located north of Sutcliffe. Pyramid City consisted of two mining camps, Upper Pyramid and Lower Pyramid, also known as Pyramid City.
Oreana is a ghost town in Pershing County, Nevada, United States.
Grantsville is a former town in Nye County, Nevada.
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