Warm Springs, Nevada

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Warm Springs, Nevada
Warm Springs, Nevada is located in Nevada
Warm Springs, Nevada
Warm Springs, Nevada
Coordinates: 38°19′N 116°37′W / 38.317°N 116.617°W / 38.317; -116.617
Country United States
State Nevada
County Nye
Elevation 5,423 ft (1,653 m)
Time zone Pacific (UTC-8)
 • Summer (DST) PDT (UTC-7)

Warm Springs is an unincorporated community in the Tonopah Basin and Nye County, Nevada, near the mountain pass which divides the Kawich and Hot Creek ranges (at 38°11′N 116°22′W / 38.19°N 116.37°W / 38.19; -116.37). It is located at the junction of U.S. Route 6 and State Route 375 (the "Extraterrestrial Highway"), around 40 miles east of Tonopah.

History[edit]

Abandoned ruins in Warm Springs

The first settlement in Warm Springs was in 1866, when it served as a stopover for stagecoaches and other travellers. Never more than a tiny settlement, Warm Springs' population dwindled until it became a ghost town. All that remained was a single streetlight, a telephone box, and several huts built over pools filled by the warm springs that give the town its name.

Warm Springs is also the name of a new community in Nevada at a different location, intended to have a final population of 10,000. Construction was completed in 2007. Its ZIP code is 89049.

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