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Lyon County Nevada Exploration Guide

Lyon County Nevada

  • County Seat: Yerington
  • Established: 1861
  • Origin: Original
  • Background: General Nathaniel Lyon (1818–1861), who was killed in action at the Battle of Wilson’s Creek.
  • Area: 1,994 sq mi
  • Population: 51,980

Historical Points of Interest in Lyon County Nevada

Nevada Historical Markers in Lyon County Nevada

Lyon County is home to eighteen Nevada Historical Markers.

  1. #7 Dayton
  2. #61 Mound House
  3. #74 Wellington
  4. #85 Sutro
  5. #113 Wabuska
  6. #127 Courthouse Site (1865-1907)
  7. #163 Dayton Chinatown
  8. #177 Desert Well Station (Overland Mail and Stage Station)
  9. 186 Union Hotel and Post Office
  10. #192 Buckland’s Station (On the California Emigrant Trail)
  11. #199 Camels in Dayton
  12. #200 Hall’s Station
  13. #223 Devil’s Gate
  14. #233 Dayton Cemetery
  15. #255 Wilson Canyon
  16. #257 Nevada’s First Gold Discovery
  17. #262 Dayton School House – 1865
  18. #264 Silver City Schoolhouse

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