About Schurz, Nevada

Schurz is a census-designated place (CDP) in Mineral County, Nevada, United States. The population was 721 at the 2000 census. It is located on the Walker River Indian Reservation. It is the burial place of Wovoka, the Paiute messiah who originated the Ghost Dance movement. The town was named after Secretary of the Interior Carl Schurz.

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Schurz Facts

  • Population Total: 721
  • Square Miles: 60.5
  • Area Code: 775
  • Elevation: 4127
  • Postal Codes: 89427
  • Timezone: Pacific