Pershing County

Pershing County, Nevada

PO Box 820
Lovelock, NV 89419
Phone: (775) 273-2208
Fax: (775) 273-3015
www.pershingcounty.net

In west-central NV northeast of Reno; organized Mar 18, 1919 from Humboldt County. Name Origin: For Gen. John Joseph "Black Jack" Pershing (1860-1948), an officer who served in Cuba, the Philippines, and Manchuria; commander in chief of the American Expeditionary Force (1917-18) during WWI, and U.S. army chief of staff (1921-24)

Area (sq mi):: 6067.55 (land 6036.56; water 30.99) Population per square mile: 1.10
Population 2005: 6,360 State rank: 11 Population change: 2000-20005 -5.00%; 1990-2000 54.40% Population 2000: 6,693 (White 69.70%; Black or African American 5.30%; Hispanic or Latino 19.30%; Asian 0.60%; Other 16.30%). Foreign born: 7.00%. Median age: 34.40
Income 2000: per capita $16,589; median household $40,670; Population below poverty level: 11.40% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $16,892-$16,737
Unemployment (2004): 4.70% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.00% Median travel time to work: 22.80 minutes Working outside county of residence: 25.60%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Despite the fact that those national health recommendations have been in place for more than a decade, policies allowing children with lice to stay in school remain in the minority--in large part due to a combination of ignorance and fear, adds Deborah Pontius, health services coordinator for Pershing County School District in Nevada.
Two years ago, Premier secured an option with Kinross Gold to earn a 50 per cent stake in the Goldbanks property located on federal lands in Pershing County.
Gold company Pershing Gold Corporation (NASDAQ:PGLC) (TSX:PGLC) (FWB:7PG1) revealed on Monday the start of preliminary construction activities at Relief Canyon in Pershing County, Nevada under the existing Plan of Operations.
Senator Dean Heller (R-NV) urged Congress to take swift action on two of his public lands bills: the Pershing County Economic Development and Conservation Act and the Eastern Nevada Economic Development and Land Management Improvement Act.
The agreement with Kinross grants Premier the right to earn a 50% interest in the Goldbanks project in Pershing County, Nevada, 50 kilometers (km) south of Winnemucca.
V: RPM) (OTCQX: RPMGF) has signed a definitive agreement to acquire 100% ownership of the Florida Canyon gold mine (with the Standard gold mine) located in Pershing County, Nevada, the company said.
Lice is icky, but it's not dangerous,'' says Deborah Pontius, the school nurse for the Pershing County School District in Lovelock, Nev.
OTCPK:URHG), a United States -based exploration and development company, has announced that a Geological Evaluation Report for the Dun Glen Mine, Pershing County, Nevada, has been prepared and completed on behalf of the company.
Lovelock was originally part of Humboldt County, but on March 19, 1919, Pershing County was created and Lovelock was named the county seat.
Immediately after he was taken into custody, in a conversation with one of my deputies, he said something to the effect when he is finished he wanted to make a smiley face,' Pershing County, Nevada, Sheriff Ron Skinner said.
But this year Pershing County police officers tested the First Amendment, ordering a gay men's camp called Jiffy Lube (slogan: "Get in.
Excalibur-Cureton Minerals had white barite crystals to 3 cm from the Hecla Rosebud mine, Pershing County, Nevada.