WARM CREEK

NAME: Warm Creek
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

Warm Creek started out as a ranch in 1858 and later got into mining around 1912 when the Polar Star Mine was discovered. 25 men were employed and the town even had a baseball team. By 1918 the mine had essentially played out and the town died. Later attempts were made to rework the mine.

 


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