to our friendly county!
you will find a list of nice and interesting places
to stop and look around. We hope that it gives you
a good idea of what our county can offer you.
an elevation of 4255 feet, Hawthorne's high desert
location ensures mild local weather since the surrounding
mountain ranges protect it from the effects of Pacific
storms. To the west is the Wassuk Range, capped by
beautiful 11,239-ft. Mt. Grant. To the northwest the
Gillis Range peaks span from 5,000 to 7,000 ft. These
mountain ranges, as well as the nearby Garfield Hills
and the Sierra Nevadas, are "protectors" of
Hawthorne's weather. Temperatures are relatively mild
in the winter and warm during the summer. The sun shines
an average of 360 days each year.
January Avg. Temp. 34.9 F
July Avg. Temp. 77.0
Avg. Annual Precip. 4.58 inches
Avg. Growing Season 135 days
The Mineral County Museum is one
of the best museums in Nevada. It is
facility owned by Mineral County, Nevada and dedicated to preserving the
culture of the past.
The Mineral County Museum is located
at the corner of Tenth and D Streets in Hawthorne, Nevada. Directly across
street from the rest area on U.S. Highway 95 at the north end
At Veteran's Memorial Park you can
rest from a long drive, have a picnic,
or just enjoy the afternoon. Its located
on US Highway 95 coming into Hawthorne.
The Hawthorne Ordnance Museum houses a great
deal of ammunition
from the past. Come by and
out a long history of
munitions. We hope to see you!
The Hawthorne Ordnance Museum
is located at the corner of Nineth
and E Streets
Nevada. Directly across from
Financial Horizons C.U.
Camping | Fishing | Boating
Hunting | Regattas | Swimming
Water Skiing | Hiking | Bird
Watching | Horseback Riding
Mountain Climbing | Scuba Diving
Sail Boarding | Biking | Para-Sailing
Canoeing | Jet Skiing | Golfing
Picknicking | Sailing | Windsurfing
Located next to Min. County Courthouse, 1st & A St.
Located next to Min. County Library, 1st & A St.
5th & Armory Road
BPO Elks Lodge # 1704
The original railroad freight depot, 5th & F St.
Mineral County Chamber of Commerce Office
Across from Min. Co. Independent-News, 314 5th St.
Hawthorne’s Original One-Room Schoolhouse
Currently school administration, 503 C St.
Original Primary School - Cultural Arts Center
Located on 6th & D St.
Located on 900 E St.
Hawthorne Convention Ctr.
Original USO Building
Across the street from the Ordnance Museum
Mineral County Museum
Located on 10th & D St.
Veteran's Memorial Park - Home of the original Hawthorne Club neon
Located across from the Mineral County Museum
Hawthorne Fin Field
US Highway 95 North of Safeway
Walker Lake Golf Course
Hawthorne Ammunition Depot