7 Tiny Towns In Nevada Where HUGE Things Happened

The 1859 discovery of the Comstock Lode (the first major silver ore discovery in the U.S.) led to the birth of many Nevada towns with colorful and storied histories. The populations of these Silver State cities rose and fell over the years; today some are tiny Nevada towns with historically huge accomplishments.

The seven tiny Nevada towns highlighted below all have a population below 300 people (based on the 2010 U.S. Census). Read on. It’s going to be HUGE.

See, these tiny Nevada towns prove that bigger isn’t always better. Just as good things come in small packages, sometimes big things happen in small towns.