History of Rhyolite Nevada
Rhyolite was a city which, in reality, was built on paper. The paper stock certificates of mine
speculation. Yet, the people of Rhyolite believed the promoters and built a city to endure. In early 1905 the town
was laid out. Today it is nothing more than a ghost town with a few reminders of what was.
The history of the townsite of Rhyolite, Nevada on this web site is divided into three segments:
The settlement segment of the townsite will enlighten the reader to how the town of Rhyolite, Nevada came about.
The improvements segment tells of the building of the town which will include utilities, railroads, the school, and
various other businesses. And the demise segment tells of the downfall Rhyolite, Nevada and its becoming a mining
Follow the links below to navigate through the different segments of the history section of this
Rhyolite, Nevada web site.
Rhyolite, Nevada Townsite, August 1909.