Smith, Nevada

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Smith
Smith is located in Nevada
Smith
Smith
Location within the state of Nevada
Coordinates: 38°48′0″N 119°19′34″W / 38.80000°N 119.32611°W / 38.80000; -119.32611Coordinates: 38°48′0″N 119°19′34″W / 38.80000°N 119.32611°W / 38.80000; -119.32611
CountryUnited States
StateNevada
CountyLyon
Time zoneUTC-8 (Pacific (PST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-7 (PDT)

Smith is a small unincorporated community in Lyon County, Nevada.[1]

History

The first settlement at Smith was made in 1859.[2] The community was named after the T. B. Smith family, which settled near the site.[2] A post office was established at Smith in 1892.[3]

Transportation

Air service is located at Rosaschi Air Park.

References

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: 845667
  2. ^ a b Federal Writers' Project (1941). Origin of Place Names: Nevada (PDF). W.P.A. p. 49.
  3. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Smith Post Office