Storey County

Storey County, Nevada

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Virginia City, NV 89440
Phone: (775) 847-0968
Fax: (775) 847-0949

In southwestern NV, east of Reno; original county; organized Nov 25, 1861 (prior to statehood). Name Origin: For Capt. Edward Faris Storey (?-1860), army officer killed by Paiute Indians at Pyramid Lake

Area (sq mi):: 263.80 (land 263.45; water 0.34) Population per square mile: 15.50
Population 2005: 4,074 State rank: 15 Population change: 2000-20005 19.90%; 1990-2000 34.60% Population 2000: 3,399 (White 90.00%; Black or African American 0.30%; Hispanic or Latino 5.10%; Asian 1.00%; Other 5.60%). Foreign born: 2.20%. Median age: 44.50
Income 2000: per capita $23,642; median household $45,490; Population below poverty level: 5.80% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $28,266-$29,105
Unemployment (2004): 3.40% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.50% Median travel time to work: 29.40 minutes Working outside county of residence: 80.70%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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maker of electric cars and battery products, announced a year ago that it would work with Panasonic to open a battery plant in nearby Storey County.
9 million federal grant to assist an apprenticeship program consortium, which comprises Carson City s Click Bond and Storey County s Tesla Motors, is coming to Northern Nevada.
Gilman, a 68-year-old who describes himself as a "dye-in-the-wool Republican who loves American values," was elected Storey County commissioner this month by a wide margin.
The plant will be built 20 miles east of Reno in the Tahoe-Reno Industrial Center in Storey County.
Following the Special Use Permit granted by Storey County in October of 2011, the receipt of this new permit is the last authorisation required for the company's proposed drilling programmes.
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operator of the nation's largest interstate natural gas pipeline system, has been awarded the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) 2008 Hardrock Mineral Environmental Award for environmental excellence in reclamation work on the Comstock Mill Site project in Storey County, Nevada.
The new Director of Safety has worked for the Silver City Fire Department and the Storey County Sheriff's Department, before moving into the mining industry.
The BLM Hardrock Mineral Environmental Award winner is El Paso's Comstock Mill Site, located in Storey County, NV.
So the Storey County Volunteer Fire Department gave me a plaque in 1965.