Belmont Courthouse State Historic Site

Belmont Courthouse State Historic Site


Location:45 miles northeast of Tonopah via US 6, NV 376, and Monitor Valley Road.
Facilities:No developed facilities. Camping and picnic facilities are available on nearby public lands or at the US Forest Services's Pine Creek Campground in the Monitor Valley, 20 miles to the north.
Activities:Guided tours (during summer months).
Special Features:Belmont Courthouse, built in 1876, was the seat of Nye County government until 1905. The partially restored building offers a glimpse into Nevada's colorful past, when Belmont was a boomtown due to silver mining in the area. Visitors to the courthouse are advised that there no public park facilities or tourist services in Belmont, and gasoline may not be available there.
Address:c/o Fallon Region Headquarters
16799 Lahontan Dam
Fallon, NV 89406

Phone:775-867-3001
Web: www.parks.nv.gov/bc.htm
Size: 2 acres. Elevation: 8,000 feet.

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