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Rebel Creek Nevada

Rebel Creek Nevada

Rebel Creek Nevada Overview

Rebel Creek, also known as Rebel Creek Station, Willow Creek, and New Goldfields, is located in Humboldt County, Nevada.

A southern soldier and a northern met there and fought to see who would n e the creek; when the southerner won, it became known as Rebel Creek.

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Year Established/Founded


Rebel Creek Nevada History

The Rebel Creek District was on the western slope of the northern Santa Rosa Range, extending generally from Canyon Creek on the north to Rebel Creek or Sawtooth Mountain on the south.

Both placer and vein deposits were worked at this point on the west slope of the Santa Rosa Range as early as the 1870s and scores of prospectors returned in June 1907 after remarkable finds were reported.

The district has never yielded gold in paying quantities though some work was done in the 1930s.



Silver and gold.

Post Office

1902 – 1947

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Unknown at this time

The Population of Rebel Creek Nevada

Unknown at this time



GPS Coordinates

41° 36′ 19.63″ N, 117° 45′ 55.50″ W

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