Pahrump Essential Info

Overview

Pahrump is a city in the US state of Nevada.

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Fun Facts

  1. Until the 1960s, Pahrump had no telephone service except a radio transmitter phone in a phone booth next to the small market, and there were no paved roads in or out of the Pahrump Valley.
  2. On November 15, 2006, the Pahrump town board voted for an ordinance declaring English the official language of business, forbidding the display of foreign flags and denying any benefits to illegal aliens.
  3. Pahrump is the home of the third co-founder of Apple Computer, Ronald Wayne, where he livesin a mobile home park.
  4. In the film Mars Attacks! Martians land in Pahrump and announce they have "come in peace", but soon kill most of the humans gathered.

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