Candelaria, Nevada

The silver strike that led to Candelaria was made by a band of Spanish Prospectors in 1863. Be sure to see the Mission Bells from the early 1800's that are on display at the Mineral County Museum.


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The location of Candelaria is appoximately 121 miles from Fallon on US 95S; from there turn W on dirt road for 6 miles to the location of the town site. Candelaria was at 38°09'32"N 118°05'21"W / 38.15889°N 118.08917°W / 38.15889; -118.08917, at an elevation of 5714 feet (1742m).