Carlson states that Ronda may be named for a commune in southern Spain<ref>Helen S. Carlson, "Nevada Place Names: A Geographical Dictionary," p. 205.</ref>
About Ronda, the 1914-1915 WPRR Descriptive Time Table states: "Along the right-of-way hereabouts oil claims have been staked."<ref>"Descriptive Time Tables, Denver and Rio Grande - Western Pacific, Winter 1914-1915."</ref> See Oil Wells.
- Citation: "U.S. Geological Survey. Geographic Names Post Phase I Map Revisions. Various editions. 01-Jan-2000."
- Variant: Ronda Siding. Citation: "U.S. Geological Survey. Geographic Names Phase I data compilation (1976-1981). 31-Dec-1981. Primarily from U.S. Geological Survey 1:24,000-scale topographic maps (or 1:25K, Puerto Rico 1:20K) and from U.S. Board on Geographic Names files. In some instances, from 1:62,500 scale or 1:250,000 scale maps."