Washoe County Courthouse

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The 1909 Washoe County Courthouse is believed to be haunted by unknown ghosts who have had unhappy dealings with the court system here. Apparitions have been seen moping around the grounds and witnesses have described cold spots and an overpowering feeling of sadness and despair.

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Geographic Information

75 Court St
Reno, NV 89501
United States

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39.523899, -119.81271800000002
Washoe County, Nevada
Nearest Towns:
Reno, NV (0.4 mi.)
Sparks, NV (3.3 mi.)
Sun Valley, NV (5.4 mi.)
Mogul, NV (6.1 mi.)
Golden Valley, NV (6.4 mi.)
Lemmon Valley, NV (7.9 mi.)
Verdi, NV (9.4 mi.)
Spanish Springs, NV (10.3 mi.)
Verdi, CA (10.7 mi.)
Cold Springs, NV (13.9 mi.)


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