Travels in the American Southwest

Bordellos & Brothels

Bordello, from the Old French borde meaning hut. Brothel, from the Germanic-French brothen meaning go to ruin. These unique to Nevada business establishments are stringently regulated. Where such businesses can be located is determined by the county government. Some are found by themselves at lonely crossroads like Lida Junction, some are found in populated areas like Elko but none are found in heavily populated areas like Las Vegas or Reno.

This list was compiled in August 2002. It is concerned with the GPS location, address and telephone number of the establishments; Not services offered nor prices asked. For further information, contact the business directly.

Cottontail Ranch - N37 30.073 W117 11.120 Lida Junction (US95 & SR266) (775)572-3111

Chardon' Club - N40 49' 44.8" W115 45' 38.8" 357 Douglas St. Elko (775)753-9923

Inez's D & D Bar - N40 49' 44.8 W115 45' 42.7" 232 S 3rd St. Elko (775) 753-5398

Mona's Ranch - N40 49' 44.8 W115 45' 42.7" 110 S 3rd St. Elko (775) 777-7469

Shady Lady Ranch - N37 15' 24.4" W117 00' 38.1" US 95 Esmeralda Cty (775) 553-9100

Sue's Fantasy Club - N40 49' 44.1 W115 45' 41.8" 173 S. 3d St. Elko (775) 738-9962

        

             




Bordellos we didn't find:

Angel's Ladies Ranch - US 95 Beatty (775) 553-9986

Cherry Patch/Mabel's Ranch - Appaloosa Ln. Crystal (775) 372-5574

Cherry Patch Ranch 2 - US 95 Armargossa Valley (775) 372-5551

Chicken Ranch - 10511 Homestead Rd. Pahrump (775) 727-5721

Donna's Battle Mountain Ranch - 395 N. 2nd St. Battle Mountain (775) 635-2764

Salt Wells Ranch - 12500 Austin Hwy. Fallon (775) 423-3005 (Currently closed)

Sharon's Brothel & Bar - 501 SR278 Carlin (775) 754-6427

Sherri's Ranch - 10551 Homestead Rd. Pahrump (775) 727-5916