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Weather & Climate

History & History-related items

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Chamber of Commerce.

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Statistics & Facts

The Nevada state capital is Carson City.
The population of Minden is approximately 2,836 (2000), 3001 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 688 (1990), 1348 (2010).
The amount of land area in Minden is 11.525 sq. kilometers.
The amount of land area in Minden is 4.3 sq. miles.
The amount of surface water is 0.051 sq kilometers.
The distance from Minden to Washington DC is 2425 miles.
The distance to the Nevada state capital is 13 miles. (as the crow flies)
Minden is positioned 38.96 degrees north of the equator and 119.77 degrees west of the prime meridian.
Minden elevation is 4,721 feet above sea level.
Minden median income is $ 56,795 (2000).
The Minden median home price is $ 189,100 (2000).


in northwestern Nevada about 14 miles from Carson City. It is only about 20 minutes from beautiful Lake Tahoe. Other nearby communities include Gardnerville, Gardnerville Ranchos, Johnson Lane, Kingsbury, Indian Hills, Stateline and Zephyr Cove-Round Hill Village.

Gardnerville and Minden have basically merged together to form one large town though they still remain separate municipalities. Here is a map page for the area.
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seasonal with all four season represented. Winters are not extremely cold but have some snowfall. Summers have plenty of sunshine and are warm with cool nights. The most severe weather year-round is usually blocked by the Sierra Nevada Range of Mountains. Try this climate page for additional information.
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History & History Related Items

Minden was established in 1905 as a railroad town with a train depot, a central area park and a planned residential and business area. The town was completely planned before it even began creating a good guide for future growth. Minden was named after Minden, Germany, near the birthplace of H.F. Dangberg. The town remained quite stable for many years. Eventually, in the mid twentieth century, new subdivisions of homes began to appear with more growth coming in the 1970's.

Try this short history page for Minden.
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Learn some fun facts about Minden.
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Minden City Government

Town Of Minden
1604 Esmeralda Avenue, Suite 101
Minden, NV 89423
Phone: 775-782-5976
Fax: 775-782-5287


Minden is the County Seat of Douglas County

Douglas County Commissioners
1594 Esmeralda Ave
Minden, NV 89423-4004
Phone: 775-782-9821

Douglas County Clerk
1594 Esmeralda Ave # 105
Minden, NV 89423-4004
Phone: 775-782-9020

Douglas County Information
Gardnerville, NV 89410
Phone: 775-782-9824

Minden Chamber

Carson Valley Chamber of Commerce
1512 US Highway 395, Suite 1
Gardnerville, Nevada 89410
Phone: 775-782-8144
Toll-free: 800-727-7677

Minden Community News

Record Courier
1503 Highway 395 N., Suite G
Gardnerville, NV 89410
Phone (775) 782-5121
FAX (775) 782-6152
serving Douglas County since 1880

Minden Organizations

Carson Valley Chamber of Commerce
1512 US Highway 395, Suite 1
Gardnerville, Nevada 89410
Phone: 775-782-8144
Toll-free: 800-727-7677

Minden Libraries

Douglas County Library
1625 Library Ln
Minden, NV 89423-4420
Phone: 775-782-9841

Minden Schools

Douglas County School
751 Mono Ave
Minden, NV 89423
Phone: 775-782-5131

Douglas High School
Home of the Tigers
1670 Hwy 88
P.O. Box 1888
Minden, NV 89423
Phone: 775-782-5136
Fax: 775-782-7039