Dodge Flat

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Dodge Flat is located between Wadsworth and Nixon.

The movie "The Iron Horse" (1924) was filmed at Dodge Flat.<ref>Dodge Flat, Nevada, IMDB</ref>

Carlson states that nearby Dodge was probably named for Major Frederick Dodge, an Indian agent in the 1860's.<ref>Helen S. Carlson, "Nevada Place Names: A Geographical Dictionary," p. 99.</ref>




  • GNIS
    • Citation: "U.S. Geological Survey. Geographic Names Phase I data compilation (1976-1981). 31-Dec-1981. Primarily from 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."
  • David Bratberg, "Hydrogeology of Dodge Flat and Its Relation to Flow and Quality Changes in the Truckee River," 1980.