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Stagecoach, Nevada
Census-designated place
Country United States
State Nevada
County Lyon
Area
 • Total 8.3 sq mi (21.6 km2)
 • Land 8.3 sq mi (21.6 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 4,347 ft (1,325 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 1,874
 • Density 224.7/sq mi (86.76/km2)
Time zone Pacific (PST) (UTC-8)
 • Summer (DST) PDT (UTC-7)
ZIP codes 89429
FIPS code 32-68800
GNIS feature ID 0850746

Stagecoach is an unincorporated community and census-designated place (CDP) in Lyon County, Nevada, United States, located east of Reno. Its name is likely derived from its place as the Overland Stagecoach station at Desert Well. Typically, the mail that was heading towards California was delivered on a steamship through Panama. But in 1857, the Overland mail company was created, and the Desert Well station was a dual stop for both the stagecoach line and the Pony Express.

As of the 2010 census, the population of Stagecoach was 1,874.

Geography

Stagecoach is located along U.S. Route 50, 9 miles (14 km) west of Silver Springs, 16 miles (26 km) northeast of Dayton and 27 miles (43 km) east of Carson City. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the Stagecoach CDP has an area of 8.3 square miles (21.6 km2), all land.


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