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Cedar Spring Nevada

Cedar Spring, Nevada, a lesser-known chapter in the state’s mining history, presents a narrative of modest aspirations and unfulfilled potential in the early 20th-century silver mining era.

Cedar Spring Nevada

Cedar Spring Nevada Overview

Cedar Spring emerged as a small silver camp in Nye County, symbolizing the optimism and ambition characteristic of mining ventures. Despite its brief existence and limited scale, Cedar Spring contributes to the mosaic of Nevada’s mining heritage.

Also referred to as Cedar Pass.

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Year Established/Founded


Cedar Spring Nevada History

Cedar Spring’s history is a tale of humble beginnings in the silver mining industry. Its existence, overshadowed by more successful contemporaries, reflects the challenges and uncertainties of mining endeavors.

There are many newspaper articles starting in the 1860s but at this time we are not sure which Cedar Spring they are referring to without more context.

I searched the NBMG Digital Library and nothing has been recorded with them on the mining district.


  • Early 20th Century: Cedar Spring is established as a silver camp.
  • No significant developments or notable events recorded.


Cedar Spring was centered around silver mining, although it failed to record any significant production.


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The Population of Cedar Spring Nevada

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Located in the Kawich Range east of Cedar Pass.

GPS Coordinates

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References Used

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  • Tingley, Joseph V., Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology Report 47 – Mining Districts of Nevada, page 51

Cedar Spring Nevada