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Wild Horse Nevada

Wild Horse Nevada

Wild Horse Nevada Overview

Also known as Augusta and Hiawatha, Wild Horse was a mining district located on the county lines of Churchill County, Nevada, and Lander County, Nevada.

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Year Established/Founded


Wild Horse Nevada History

The Wild Horse Mining District was originally in Lander County, but a boundary change placed most of it in Churchill County.

The southwestern part of the district, lying northeast of Shoshone Creek Canyon, is sometimes included in the adjacent Bernice district. The Hiawatha district, described in the Territorial Enterprise (1866) as “north of the Alamo [Bernice] district,” may have been in this area.


Mercury, manganese, and antimony.

Post Office

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GPS Coordinates

39° 4′ 59.71″ N, 118° 42′ 33.51″ W

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References Used

  • Tingley, Joseph V., Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology Report 47 – Mining Districts of Nevada, page 250

Wild Horse Nevada