Elko County

Elko County, Nevada

569 Court St
Elko, NV 89801
Phone: (775) 738-5398
Fax: (775) 753-8535

On the northeastern border of NV; organized Mar 5, 1869 from Lander County. Name Origin: For the town; meaning of name is undetermined, possibly elk plus -o, a typical railroad name. It has been suggested that the town was named for elk (the animal) or that the word is an Indian term meaning 'first white woman.'

Area (sq mi):: 17202.94 (land 17179.03; water 23.91) Population per square mile: 2.70
Population 2005: 45,570 State rank: 6 Population change: 2000-20005 0.60%; 1990-2000 35.10% Population 2000: 45,291 (White 72.40%; Black or African American 0.60%; Hispanic or Latino 19.70%; Asian 0.70%; Other 16.70%). Foreign born: 10.20%. Median age: 31.20
Income 2000: per capita $18,482; median household $48,383; Population below poverty level: 8.90% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $24,610-$26,227
Unemployment (2004): 4.10% Unemployment change (from 2000): -1.90% Median travel time to work: 25.20 minutes Working outside county of residence: 11.40%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Elko County seat (16,230)

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    "I think Cliven is taking a stand not only for family ranchers, but also for every freedom-loving American, for everyone," Elko county rancher Cliff Gardner said during the standoff in 2014, the Washington Post reported.
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    El Paso Corp.'s Ruby Pipeline, which stretches 680 miles from Wyoming to Oregon and crosses through Elko County, was completed in 2011.
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