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Holy Cross Nevada

Holy Cross Nevada

Holy Cross Nevada Overview

Not much is found on Holy Cross, which was located in Churchill County, Nevada. The town was also known as Allen Hot Springs, Fallon Mining District, Terrill Mining District, and Wild Horse Mining District.

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Year Established/Founded



  • August 1911 – The town included three saloons, a feed yard, a corral, and other businesses
  • September 1911 – Even though the product was discovered, the town started to become abandoned
  • Before 1912 – Known as Terrell Mining District
  • August 1912 – Known as Holy Cross Mining District


Silver, gold, lead, copper, zinc, mercury, and manganese

Post Office

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GPS Coordinates

39° 4′ 59.71″ N, 118° 42′ 33.51″ W

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