Amos, Nevada

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Amos is an unincorporated community in Humboldt County, in the U.S. state of Nevada.[1]

History[edit]

A post office called Amos was in operation between 1889 and 1926.[2] According to the Federal Writers' Project, the first permanent settlement at Amos was made in 1910.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Amos (historical)
  2. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Amos Post Office (historical)
  3. ^ Federal Writers' Project (1941). Origin of Place Names: Nevada (PDF). W.P.A. p. 36.

Coordinates: 41°23′24″N 117°48′33″W / 41.39000°N 117.80917°W / 41.39000; -117.80917