HICKS DISTRICT

NAME: Hicks District
COUNTY: Elko
ROADS: 2WD
GRID: 1
CLIMATE: Pleasant summer, heavy snow in winter.
BEST TIME TO VISIT: Summer, autumn.
COMMENTS: Pretty Scenery.
REMAINS: Mining Remnants.

Named for Cap Hicks, this area was known for its mining activities. Amongst the mines were the McDonald, Red Cloud, Constitution, North Star , Bamboo and the Bullion. There were extensive operations in the area until the 1980's.

 


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