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Stockville Nevada

Stockville Nevada

Stockville Nevada Overview

Stockville was a post office town within the Currant Mining District in White Pine County, Nevada.

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Year Established/Founded

Unknown at this time but based on the opening of the post office, it was by 1896.

Stockville Nevada History

My normal resources are not giving up a lot of information on the history of this town. 

I did find that it did have a school at one time as I have found references of teachers and the school fund in various newspapers, which go cold in 1912.


  • 1896 – The Stockville post office opened
  • May 29, 1897 – The contract for the mail route between Hamilton and Stockville was let to James McQueen, recently. [The White Pine News – Saturday, May 29, 1897 – Page 3]
  • 1899 – The Stockville post office closed
  • March 31, 1910 – Petition to reorganize the districts and abolish Stockville, along with Lund and Preston


Unknown at this time


Unknown at this time

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Post Office

The post office in Stockville, Nevada was open from 1896 to 1899, and below are the postmasters that we are aware of.

  • George R Haydon 27 Aug 1896 Stockville

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The Population of Stockville Nevada




Stockville Nevada

GPS Coordinates

38° 55′ 41.78″ N, 115° 9′ 57.08″ W

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Photos and Videos

Stockville Nevada

The White Pine News · Ely, Nevada · Thursday, March 31, 1910


T. C. Windous, Preston school trustee, is here for the purpose of conferring with the county commissioners and deputy supervisor of schools with view to reorganization of the districts in the White River section of the county. He is armed with a petition, signed by more than a hundred citizens, asking that the Lund, Preston and Stockville districts be abolished, which will be a preliminary step to their reorganization and fixing of their definite boundaries. The petition will be presented to the commissioners at their first meeting in April.

References Used

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