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Boyer Nevada

Boyer Nevada

Boyer Nevada Overview

Boyer was a town in Churchill County, Nevada.

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Year Established/Founded


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



Post Office

April 27, 1896 – January 31, 1914

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GPS Coordinates

39°57′30″N 117°52′03″W

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