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Currant, Nevada
Unincorporated community
Currant, Nevada viewed from westbound U.S. Route 6
Currant, Nevada viewed from westbound U.S. Route 6
Currant, Nevada is located in Nevada
Currant, Nevada
Currant, Nevada
Location in Nevada
Currant, Nevada is located in the United States
Currant, Nevada
Currant, Nevada
Location in the United States
Country United States
State Nevada
County Nye
Established 1868
Population
 • Total 65
Time zone UTC-8 (Pacific Time Zone)
 • Summer (DST) UTC-7 (Pacific Daylight Time)

Currant is an unincorporated community in Nye County, Nevada. Settled in 1868, it was first a farming town with a small population. Its current population is 65.

Name

Creeks nearby were named for the wild currants growing with the town taking the name from the creek. Currant post office opened April 16, 1883, reestablished September 19, 1892, and again August 31, 1926, operations suspended December 31, 1943.

Transportation

Currant is located on U.S. Route 6 at the junction of State Route 379.

The area is served by the Currant Ranch Airport.

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