SOUTH FORK

NAME: South Fork
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

This area was fist settled by white men in 1867. South Fork became a stage stop with a big and fancy hotel which closed in 1871. But, in 1874 the post office here reopened and remained open until 1877. Also known as Shepherd's Station, South Fork is now a recreational area.

 


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