Andorno Creek

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Andorno Creek is located in the Santa Rosa Range, east of US 95, north of 140.

Carlson states that the name is of an undetermined origin.[1] However, Marshall states that people in the area have roots in Andorno Micca, Italy.[2]

Andorno Ranch is nearby and was a stage stop known as Awakening Peak and Paradise Valley.[3]

Andorno is mentioned in a 1913 news paper[4]

Andorno House was a 48 room hotel at Andorno Ranch[5][6]

Andorno Station is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.


  1. Helen S. Carlson, "Nevada Place Names: A Geographical Dictionary," p. 38.
  2. Paradise Valley, Nevada: The People and Buildings of an American Place," p. 66.
  3. Howard W. Marshall, "GNIS Andorno Ranch
  4. Nevada State Journal, p. 3, April 20, 1913.
  5. Bragg, Allen C. 'Humboldt County 1905' Winnemucca, Nevada: Humboldt Printers, 1976, 150 pp. A series of articles on the people and places of Humboldt County. p61
  6. GNIS Andorno House
  • GNIS Andorno Creek
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