Lander County

Lander County, Nevada

315 S Humboldt St
Battle Mountain, NV 89820
Phone: (775) 635-5738
Fax: (775) 635-5761

In central NV; organized Dec 19, 1862 (prior to statehood). Originally encompassed a third of the state and was called "Great East" and later "mother of counties." Name Origin: For Gen. Frederick William Lander (1822-62), Union army officer, surveyor, and Indian agent

Area (sq mi):: 5519.47 (land 5493.63; water 25.84) Population per square mile: 0.90
Population 2005: 5,114 State rank: 12 Population change: 2000-20005 -11.70%; 1990-2000 -7.50% Population 2000: 5,794 (White 75.70%; Black or African American 0.20%; Hispanic or Latino 18.50%; Asian 0.30%; Other 15.00%). Foreign born: 9.60%. Median age: 34.10
Income 2000: per capita $16,998; median household $46,067; Population below poverty level: 12.50% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $25,522-$26,588
Unemployment (2004): 4.70% Unemployment change (from 2000): -4.90% Median travel time to work: 23.60 minutes Working outside county of residence: 25.10%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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The McGinness Hills Phase 3 geothermal power plant, located in Lander County, Nevada, began commercial operation on December 15, 2018.
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Energy power company Ormat Technologies Inc (NYSE:ORA) announced on Thursday the commercial operation of its 30-megawatt McGinness Hills geothermal power plant located in Lander County, Nevada.
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Gary Thompson, president of Sierra Geothermal Power Corp., today reported that the Nevada State Office of the BLM issued a geothermal drilling permit on December 14 that allows drilling to begin on the Reese River Project in Lander County.
Bureau of Mines circulars for Eureka and Lander County, noted the presence of very fine gold at Gold Acres.
('Highway 50' or the 'Company') announces the results of 2,280 metres of RC drilling completed in 3 holes on the Golden Brew project located in Lander County, Nevada.
The Lander County Council Against Domestic Violence has reminded me to screen every single patient for abuse.
Gold Standard Ventures announced the start of a drill program at its 100%-owned Lewis Project in the Battle Mountain Mining District, Lander County, Nevada.