Virgin Valley

Virgin Valley (HM6E)

Location: Mesquite, NV 89027 Elko County
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Country: United States of America
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N 36° 48.247', W 114° 4.113'

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Virgin Valley was traveled by Jedediah Smith in 1826 and by Fremont in 1844.

The valley served as the right-of-way for the Old Spanish Trail (1829-1848) and for the Mormon road or southern route of travel to southern California.

The areas was settled by pioneers of the Latter-Day Saints Church, who colonized Bunkerville in 1877, and Mesquite in 1880.

The Virgin River provided water for the development of the valley's agricultural resources.
HM NumberHM6E
Marker Number56
Year Placed1969
Placed ByNevada State Park System and Southern Nevada Historical Society
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, October 8th, 2014 at 6:17am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)11S E 761528 N 4077152
Decimal Degrees36.80411667, -114.06855000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 36° 48.247', W 114° 4.113'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds36° 48' 14.82" N, 114° 4' 6.78" W
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Area Code(s)702
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 35 W Mesquite Blvd, Mesquite NV 89027, US
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