Caselton Nevada Overview
Caselton is a ghost town located in Lincoln County, Nevada that was founded in the 1920s and was run by the Combined Metals Reduction Company.
Due to the area being on private land, we do not have photos or other information to share at this time. While we create exploring guides to help you know as much as you can before visiting an area, this article is more to help you to know to stay away from the area rather than encourage you to visit it.
There is a small town nearby, called Caselton Heights that we cannot find the population of at this time.
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Caselton Nevada History
Mining started in the early 1900s and the small town of Caselton was founded and ran until the ore was deleted. Remnants of the old mining town still exist.
- 1910s – Mining started.
- 1920s – The town was founded in the late 1920s.
- 1940 – Construction on the 500-ton flotation mill began and was completed the following year.
- 1943 – The capacity of the flotation mill was increased to 1,000 tons.
- 1957 – The Caselton mill operated successfully until ore was depleted.
- 1964 – The mill was reopened to process ore from the Pan American Mine, which operated intermittently until 1978.
- 1984 – The railroad line was removed.
The area is heavily marked with Do Not Enter, Keep Out, Stay Out, and other warning signs.
Caselton Nevada Weather
Below are the average high and low temperatures and the average days of rainfall for each month.
- January – 44° / 22° – 4 days
- February – 47° / 24° – 4 days
- March – 53° / 29° – 4 days
- April – 60° / 35° – 3 days
- May – 69° / 44° – 3 days
- June – 80° / 53° – 1 day
- July – 87° / 60° – 3 days
- August – 85° / 58° – 4 days
- September – 77° / 51° – 2 days
- October – 66° / 40° – 3 days
- November – 52° / 29° – 2 days
- December – 44° / 22° – 3 days
Best Time of Year to Caselton Nevada
Compared to Southern Nevada, the summers are cooler yet still warm. You can see from the chart above, spring and fall are perfect for the highs and lows of each day. But, since the weather isn’t extreme, you will be able to enjoy Caselton throughout the year.
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