White Cloud City, Nevada

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Detail from 1910 USGS map of White Cloud City, aka Coppereid,

White Cloud City, also known as Coppereid, is a ghost town inside Churchill County country, in Nevada, United States. It had a total population of 40 people. However nobody lives there today.

Coppereid was coined for John T Reid who mined copper. The community had a post office from April 1907 to June 1914.[1]

White Cloud City was named for the canyon which were known for its iron mines that were discovered in 1898.[1]


  1. ^ a b Carlson, Helen S. (1985). Nevada place names : a geographical dictionary. Reno: University of Nevada Press. p. 86. ISBN 087417094X. 

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Coordinates: 39°50′56″N 118°13′08″W / 39.84889°N 118.21889°W / 39.84889; -118.21889