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Etymology: Nevada spelled backwards
Country United States
County Nye
State Nevada
Founded 1890 (1890)
Time zone UTC-8 (Pacific (PST))
 • Summer (DST) PDT (UTC-7)
GNIS feature ID 855945

Adaven is a former mining settlement and Ghost town in Nye County, Nevada.


The village was founded in the late 1890s and was renamed Adaven in 1939, after Nevada backwards, in 1954, the post office was closed, and therefore, the town was abandoned. A few buildings and ranches remain today.

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