National, Nevada

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National is an extinct town in Humboldt County, in the U.S. state of Nevada.[1]

History[edit]

A post office was established at National in 1908, and remained in operation until 1919.[2] The original town site was within the borders of Humboldt National Forest, hence the name.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: National (historical)
  2. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: National Post Office (historical)
  3. ^ Federal Writers' Project (1941). Origin of Place Names: Nevada (PDF). W.P.A. p. 38.

Coordinates: 39°07′29″N 116°37′32″W / 39.12472°N 116.62556°W / 39.12472; -116.62556