Logan, Nevada

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Rhyolite near Logan Springs, 1871

Logan, Nevada, is a ghost town[1] located in the hills about 9.5 mi (15.3 km) west of Hiko and 2.5 mi (4.0 km) south of Mount Irish Peak. Logan had its brief existence as a mining camp when silver ore was discovered in 1865[2] in the Mount Irish Range just to the north in Silver Canyon on the east flank of Mount Irish.[3][4][5]

A small spring of water called Logan Springs provided an essential resource for survival in such a harsh arid region.


  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Logan, Nevada
  2. ^ Lincoln County Ghosttowns
  3. ^ Mount Irish, Nevada, 7.5 Minute Quad. USGS, 1985
  4. ^ Crescent Spring, Nevada, 7.5 Minute Quad. USGS, 1985
  5. ^ Timpahute Range, Nevada, 30x60 Topographic Quadrangle, USGS, 1985

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Coordinates: 37°36′35″N 115°23′34″W / 37.60972°N 115.39278°W / 37.60972; -115.39278