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Vicksburg Nevada

Vicksburg Nevada

Vicksburg Nevada Overview

Established in 1863, Vicksburg was a mining district in Humboldt County, Nevada.

Also known as Ashdown, Ashdown Mining District, Pueblo Mining District, Vicksburg Mining District, and Warm Springs.

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Year Established/Founded


Vicksburg Nevada History

Located approximately seventy miles north of Humboldt City on the northern end of the Pine Forest Range was the Vicksburg District. Vicksburg was combined with the Pueblo District, which was immediately north of Vicksburg, into the larger Warm Springs District.

It was settled after silver was discovered in 1863 but the mining efforts were hampered by the local Native Americans and eventually ran out of the area in 1864 during the Indian War. Once things settled with the locals, work resumed but nothing valuable came from the efforts.


Gold, tungsten, silver, copper, and lead.

Post Office

Ashdown Post Office – 1904 – 1921

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Unknown at this time.

The Population of Vicksburg Nevada

Unknown at this time.



GPS Coordinates

41° 49′ 53.62″ N, 118° 43′ 1.63″ W

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