Eastern Mojave Vegetation Alamo, Lincoln County, Nevada.
 
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Small town along U. S. Hwy 93 in the Pahranagat Valley.

Alamo, the principal town of Pahranagat Valley, was formed around 1900 by Fred Allen, Mike Botts, Bert Riggs and William T. Stewart. It was settled largely by individuals and families from Fredonia, Arizona. The post office was established on May 12, 1905. It is thought that the name of the town was derived from the Spanish term “alamo” meaning “poplar”, and denotes the presence of the poplar or cottonwood trees in the area.

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