Yerington, Nevada

Quick early facts

1871 Originally the city was called Mason Valley
1873 Name changed to Greenfield, but mailing address remained Mason Valley
1894 Officially the name of city changed to Yerington and later that year the post office changed the mailing address from Mason Valley to Yerington

Lyon County Times title changes

1874-1907 Lyon County Times
1907-1932 Yerington Times

 Lyon County Courthouse (1910s)

Yerington’s first phone office (1910s)

Main Street of Yerington (1920s)

History of the newspaper Lyon County Times

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Photo courtesy:
– University of Nevada, Reno Digital
– University of Nevada, Las Vegas Digital