Middlegate, Nevada

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Middlegate, Nevada
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Middlegate, Nevada is located in Nevada
Middlegate, Nevada
Middlegate, Nevada
Coordinates: 39°17′16″N 118°01′35″W / 39.28778°N 118.02639°W / 39.28778; -118.02639Coordinates: 39°17′16″N 118°01′35″W / 39.28778°N 118.02639°W / 39.28778; -118.02639
CountryUnited States
County Churchill County
4,610 ft (1,410 m)
Time zoneUTC-8 (Pacific (PST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-7 (PDT)
Area code(s)775
GNIS feature ID856080[1]

Middlegate is an unincorporated community along "The Loneliest Road in America", U.S. Route 50, in Churchill County, Nevada, United States.[1]

The local bar, gas station, and restaurant of Middlegate were the location for Black Road, Gregory Hutton's award-winning 2002 short film starring William Nilon.[2][3]

Stephen King stayed at the Middlegate motel for seven days and wrote a portion of Desperation.[4]


  1. ^ a b "Middlegate, Nevada". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.
  2. ^ "Black Road". Spike.com.
  3. ^ "Black Road" – via www.imdb.com.
  4. ^ "A little slice of nowhere - Notes from the Neon Babylon - Opinions - July 5, 2001". News & Review.