Majors Place, Nevada

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Majors Place is an unincorporated community in White Pine County, Nevada. It is at the junction of U.S. Route 6, U.S. Route 50 and U.S. Route 93. It includes a bar, restaurant, two hotel rooms, and an RV park. Fuel is no longer available.[4]

Majors Place, Nevada
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Etymology: Used to be known as Major Woods, named for the Major J. W. Woods, owner and operator.[1][2]
Majors Place is located in Nevada
Majors Place
Majors Place
Location within the state of Nevada
Coordinates: 39°01′30″N 114°34′55″W / 39.02500°N 114.58194°W / 39.02500; -114.58194[3]
CountryUnited States
CountyWhite Pine
Elevation6,489 ft (1,978 m)
Time zoneUTC-8 (Pacific (PST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-7 (PDT)

In 1933, the location was known as Connors Station.[3] In 1938, Majors Place was known as Conners Station.[3][5][6]

Majors Station is east Connors Pass on U.S. Route 50.[4] Connors Pass takes its name from Colonel P.E. Connors, who established Fort Ruby.[7] The Conners variant name is said to take its name for a Mrs. Conners.[7]


  1. ^ "Pilot Forced Down In Spring Valley". Reno Evening Gazette. February 28, 1940. p. 12. Retrieved May 7, 2020.
  2. ^ "Kimberly Man Facing Charge". Reno Evening Gazette. June 4, 1942. Retrieved May 7, 2020.
  3. ^ a b c d U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Majors Place
  4. ^ a b Jensen, Jamie (2009). "Connors Pass and Major's Place". Loneliest Road: US-50. Avalon Travel. Retrieved June 24, 2013.
  5. ^ Road Map of California Nevada Highways (Map). H. M. Gousha Company. 1938. Retrieved May 7, 2020.
  6. ^ Federal Writers' Project (1940). Nevada: A Guide to the Silver State. Retrieved May 7, 2020.
  7. ^ a b Carlson, Helen S. (1985). Nevada Place Names: A Geographical Dictionary. University of Nevada Press. ISBN 978-0-87417-094-8. Retrieved May 7, 2020.