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Lund is a small town and census-designated place in White Pine County, Nevada, United States. Lund was named for Anthon H. Lund.[1] Lund was settled in 1898 on land that the United States government had given The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormons) in lieu of land that had been confiscated under the Edmunds–Tucker Act. The first settlers were Mormons,[2] and the LDS Church still has a ward in Lund. The population of Lund as of 2010 was 282.[3]

Lund, Nevada
Census-designated place
Lund from northbound Nevada State Route 318
Lund from northbound Nevada State Route 318
Lund is located in Nevada
Lund
Lund
Location within the state of Nevada and within the USA
Lund is located in the United States
Lund
Lund
Lund (the United States)
Coordinates: 38°51′22″N 115°0′22″W / 38.85611°N 115.00611°W / 38.85611; -115.00611Coordinates: 38°51′22″N 115°0′22″W / 38.85611°N 115.00611°W / 38.85611; -115.00611
CountryUnited States
State Nevada
CountyWhite Pine
Area
 • Total1.7 sq mi (4.4 km2)
 • Land1.7 sq mi (4.4 km2)
 • Water0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation
5,580 ft (1,700 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total282
 • Density170/sq mi (64/km2)
Time zoneUTC-8 (Pacific (PST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-7 (PDT)
ZIP codes
89317
Area code(s)775
FIPS code32-43400
GNIS feature ID0845548
Pioneer Joseph Smith Leavitt and family in Lund, ca. 1902

ClimateEdit

Climate data for Lund, Nevada (Elevation 5,580ft)
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °F (°C) 68
(20)
75
(24)
81
(27)
83
(28)
94
(34)
99
(37)
104
(40)
101
(38)
95
(35)
90
(32)
78
(26)
69
(21)
104
(40)
Average high °F (°C) 43.0
(6.1)
47.1
(8.4)
53.9
(12.2)
61.4
(16.3)
71.1
(21.7)
81.3
(27.4)
88.9
(31.6)
86.9
(30.5)
79.3
(26.3)
67.7
(19.8)
53.2
(11.8)
44.3
(6.8)
64.8
(18.2)
Average low °F (°C) 14.6
(−9.7)
19.2
(−7.1)
23.7
(−4.6)
28.9
(−1.7)
36.5
(2.5)
43.7
(6.5)
50.3
(10.2)
48.7
(9.3)
40.9
(4.9)
31.7
(−0.2)
21.9
(−5.6)
15.0
(−9.4)
31.2
(−0.4)
Record low °F (°C) −20
(−29)
−12
(−24)
−2
(−19)
−3
(−19)
13
(−11)
23
(−5)
33
(1)
32
(0)
19
(−7)
5
(−15)
−11
(−24)
−18
(−28)
−20
(−29)
Average precipitation inches (mm) 0.78
(20)
0.85
(22)
1.00
(25)
0.98
(25)
0.95
(24)
0.82
(21)
0.69
(18)
0.87
(22)
0.77
(20)
0.92
(23)
0.69
(18)
0.73
(19)
10.04
(255)
Average snowfall inches (cm) 3.6
(9.1)
4.2
(11)
3.8
(9.7)
2.2
(5.6)
0.5
(1.3)
0
(0)
0
(0)
0
(0)
0
(0)
0.1
(0.25)
1.6
(4.1)
3.9
(9.9)
19.9
(51)
Source: The Western Regional Climate Center[4]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News Press, 1941) p. 452
  2. ^ Hall, Shawn (1994). Romancing Nevada's Past: Ghost Towns and Historic Sites of Eureka, Lander, and White Pine Counties. Reno NV: University of Nevada Press. p. 160. ISBN 9780874172287. Retrieved 30 September 2014.
  3. ^ "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Lund CDP, Nevada". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved January 28, 2013.
  4. ^ "Seasonal Temperature and Precipitation Information". Western Regional Climate Center. Retrieved April 6, 2013.

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