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Hadley Nevada

Welcome to Hadley, Nevada – a hidden gem nestled in Nye County. This unincorporated community and company town has a unique story, deeply intertwined with the mining industry. Located off State Route 376, Hadley is strategically positioned between Tonopah and Austin, with the closest neighbor being Carvers. Let’s dive into the fascinating history and characteristics of Hadley.

Hadley Nevada

Hadley Nevada Overview

Hadley, not just a mere dot on the Nevada map, is a testament to the ever-evolving landscape of mining towns. Born out of necessity and industrial shifts, this town represents a chapter in the broader story of Nevada’s mining saga. From its establishment due to mining expansions to its current state housing essential amenities, Hadley’s journey is intriguing.

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Year Established/Founded

Unknown at this time.

Hadley Nevada History

Hadley’s origin is closely linked to the transformation of mining techniques in Round Mountain during the 1970s and 1980s. As Round Mountain Gold expanded, the need for additional housing led to the birth of Hadley, overcoming legal challenges at Round Mountain’s original site.

Timeline

  • 1970s-1980s: Shift from underground to open pit mining in Round Mountain.
  • 1987: Round Mountain Gold begins major expansion.
  • Late 1980s: Hadley townsite construction starts after acquiring ICT Ranch.

Mines

Round Mountain Gold Mine: A significant driver for Hadley’s development, adapting from underground to open-pit mining.

Railroads

Unknown at this time.

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Post Office

Unknown at this time.

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Newspaper

Unknown at this time.

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The Population of Hadley Nevada

Unknown at this time.

Elevation

5,761 feet (1,756 meters)

Location

Located off State Route 376, 56 miles north of Tonopah and 66 miles south of Austin in Nye County, Nevada.

GPS Coordinates

38°41’53″N 117°09’44″W

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Hadley, Nevada, stands as a resilient symbol of the mining industry’s evolution. From its inception to meet housing needs to its development with essential amenities, this town’s story is a captivating slice of Nevada’s rich mining history. Whether you’re a history enthusiast or just passing through, Hadley offers a unique glimpse into the life of a company town shaped by the ebb and flow of the mining world.

References Used

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