Mason, Nevada

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Mason, Nevada
Mason, Nevada is located in Nevada
Mason, Nevada
Mason, Nevada
Coordinates: 38°57′00″N 119°11′25″W / 38.95000°N 119.19028°W / 38.95000; -119.19028Coordinates: 38°57′00″N 119°11′25″W / 38.95000°N 119.19028°W / 38.95000; -119.19028
CountryUnited States
StateNevada
CountyLyon
Elevation
4,429 ft (1,350 m)
Time zoneUTC-8 (Pacific (PST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-7 (PDT)
Area code(s)775
GNIS feature ID848584[1]

Mason is an unincorporated community in Lyon County, Nevada, United States.[1]

History[edit]

A post office was established at Mason in 1908, and remained in operation until 1961.[2] The community was named after Henry "Hock" Mason, a pioneer citizen.[3]

Notable people[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Mason, Nevada". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.
  2. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Mason Post Office (historical)
  3. ^ Federal Writers' Project (1941). Origin of Place Names: Nevada (PDF). W.P.A. p. 48.
  4. ^ Votesmart.org-Edward Reed, Jr.