Boyer Nevada Overview
Boyer was a town in Churchill County, Nevada.
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Boyer Nevada History
The community was named after Alva Buckenham Boyer, a prospector, and postmaster.
- 1861 – Copper ore was discovered by Alva Boyer in the Table Mountain District
- 1872 – Cottonwood Ranch established by Charles Gilbert
- 1885 – The ranch was purchased by Mr. Boyer
- April 27, 1896 – The post office opened
- January 31, 1914 – The post office closed
- December 7, 1915 – Mr. Boyer died of pneumonia at the age of 78 and his ranch was sold
April 27, 1896 – January 31, 1914
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