|Elevation||5,351 ft (1,631 m)|
|Time zone||UTC-8 (Pacific (PST))|
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As of 1915 Contact had a hotel, restaurant and its own local newspaper. Although a new townsite was laid out in 1930, by that time the community was once again in decline. A devastating 1942 fire effectively turned Contact into a near-ghost town. Today one of the main presences in Contact is a Nevada Department of Transportation maintenance station.
Located approximately 15 miles (13.3 km) south of Jackpot on U.S. Route 93, prior to Jackpot's founding in 1954 Contact was known as one of the closest Nevada settlements to the Idaho border. Early records of Cactus Pete's (then known as Cactus Pete's Desert Lodge) placed the property in Contact before Jackpot emerged as a separate settlement.
- "Contact, Nevada". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.
- U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Contact Post Office (historical)
- Federal Writers' Project (1941). Origin of Place Names: Nevada (PDF). W.P.A. p. 22.
- Contact - Nevada Ghost Town
- NDOT Maintenance Districts 2007 (letter).FH10 Archived January 15, 2007, at the Wayback Machine.
- Island Park Lodge - About
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