Carlson states that Dodge was probably named for Major Frederick Dodge, an Indian agent in the 1860's.
Dodge Flat is nearby.
In August, 1965, The Southern Pacific Railway was reported as requesting the closure of the Class "A" Zenobia station and the Class "D" Dodge station and that neither station had handled freight nor passengers in the previous two years. Dodge was reported in handling only freight in lots of less than 5,000 that could be handled by two men.
- Rand McNally, "Nevada," 1924.
- "County Base Map Series, Nevada Department of Transportation, historic (1930's). WA1/1937"
- Nevada Railroads SL-171 Passenger Stations and Stops
- Helen S. Carlson, "Nevada Place Names: A Geographical Dictionary," p. 99.
- Nevada State Journal, "SP Wants to Abandon Stations," August 1, 1965, p. 2.
- "Description: Populated Place"
- Citation: "U.S. Geological Survey 1:24,000-scale topographic maps (or 1:25K, Puerto Rico 1:20K) and from U.S. Board on Geographic Names files. In some instances, from 1:62,500 scale or 1:250,000 scale maps."