Gerlach Post Office

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The old Post Office was at 390 Main St., which is currently the Burning Man office. Helen Thrasher was postmistress for many years. The old post office was also a general store.

The current Gerlach Post Office is at 345 E Sunset Blvd Gerlach, NV 89412, (775) 557-2333.

The National Archives list the following postmasters up to 1971:[1]

  • A H McFadden Gerlach, Washoe, Nevada 27 Oct 1909
  • Wm E Dalton Gerlach, Washoe, Nevada 25 May 1910
  • Harry L Norton Gerlach, Washoe, Nevada 9 Mar 1915
  • William E Dalton Gerlach, Washoe, Nevada 14 May 1924
  • William E Dalton Gerlach, Washoe, Nevada 14 May 1928
  • Mrs Helen C Thrasher Gerlach, Washoe, Nevada 1 May 1931
  • Mrs Helen C Thrasher Gerlach, Washoe, Nevada 1 May 1931
  • Mrs Helen C Thrasher Gerlach, Washoe, Nevada 11 Jan 1932
  • Mrs Helen C Thrasher Gerlach, Washoe, Nevada 18 Aug 1932
  • Mrs Helen C Thrasher Gerlach, Washoe, Nevada 9 Oct 1940
  • Mrs Helen C Thrasher Gerlach, Washoe, Nevada 9 Jul 1943
  • Mrs Helen C Thrasher Gerlach, Washoe, Nevada 31 Jul 1946
  • Mrs Carol M Minto Gerlach, Washoe, Nevada 30 Jun 1968
  • Mrs Carol M Minto Gerlach, Washoe, Nevada 6 Mar 1971

The USPS websie lists the following postmasters:[2]

  • Name Title Date Appointed
  • Mrs. Helen C. Thrasher Acting Postmaster 05/01/1931
  • Mrs. Helen C. Thrasher Postmaster 07/09/1943
  • Mrs. Carol M. Minto Acting Postmaster 06/30/1968
  • Mrs. Carol M. Minto Postmaster 03/06/1971
  • Jola A. Mott Officer-In-Charge 09/17/1992
  • Marjorie A. Robinson Postmaster 12/12/1992
  • Jola A. Mott Officer-In-Charge 06/20/1997
  • Jola A. Mott Postmaster 07/05/1997
  • Rebecca J. Hamilton Postmaster 01/28/2023

References

  1. The National Archives in Washington, DC; Washington, DC; Record of Appointment of Postmasters, 1832-Sept. 30, 1971; Record Group: Records of the Post Office Department; Record Group Number: 28; Series: M841 (ancestrylibrary.com)
  2. "Postmasters by city," usps.com.