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Mountain House Nevada

Mountain House Nevada

Mountain House Nevada Overview

Initially known as Burnt Cabin, Mountain House was a station on the Carson City-Aurora stage run located in Douglas County, Nevada.

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Year Established/Founded


Mountain House Nevada History

Located 10 miles east of Double Springs Station, on the old Aurora road.

The historic Pine Nut district was located in this area in 1864.

The General Land Office 1866 map  included the Mountain House area in the Eagle district along with the Red Canyon and Gardnerville districts.

The area was home to hotels and a saloon to serve prospectors from the nearby hills.

The district has been known as Mountain House or Holbrook since the 1920s. Also, known as Burnt Cabin, Holbrook Mining District, Holbrook Station, Mountain House Station, Pine Nut, Eagle, Mammoth Eagle, and Sulphur Spring.


  • 1864 – Station established
  • 1883 – Post office named Holbrook opens


Gold, silver, lead, copper, iron, and tungsten.

Post Office

  • Holbrook (1883-1904)
  • Holbrook (1904-1915)

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GPS Coordinates

38° 44′ 50.66″ N, 119° 34′ 1.61″ W

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