Nye County

Nye County, Nevada

PO Box 1031
Tonopah, NV 89049
Phone: (775) 482-8127
Fax: (775) 482-8133
www.co.nye.nv.us

In south-central NV; organized Feb 16, 1864 from Esmeralda County; largest county in NV. Name Origin: For James Warren Nye (1814-76), NY statesman, governor of NV Territory (1861-64), and U.S. senator from NV (1864-73)

Area (sq mi):: 18158.73 (land 18146.66; water 12.07) Population per square mile: 2.20
Population 2005: 40,477 State rank: 7 Population change: 2000-20005 24.60%; 1990-2000 82.70% Population 2000: 32,485 (White 84.70%; Black or African American 1.20%; Hispanic or Latino 8.40%; Asian 0.80%; Other 8.40%). Foreign born: 5.00%. Median age: 42.90
Income 2000: per capita $17,962; median household $36,024; Population below poverty level: 10.70% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $24,201-$25,752
Unemployment (2004): 5.70% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.90% Median travel time to work: 28.60 minutes Working outside county of residence: 24.10%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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The Company's main asset is in Nye County, Nevada where it holds the entire share capital of US-based company, Major Oil International LLC ("Major Oil").
14, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Gavish Real Estate, Southern Nevada's largest independent real estate brokerage, has opened a new real estate office in Pahrump, NV, the largest town in Nye County.
No, the white-hat rancher to whom we are referring was Richard "Dick" Carver, a longtime county commissioner in Nevada's sprawling and sparsely populated Nye County, and the date was July 4, 1994--Independence Day, 20 years ago.
Jorgenson and Hayward (1963) reported the second specimen from Nevada from a dry, rocky canyon from Ranger Mountain, Nye County.
Tuesday on State Route 160, near her home in Pahrump, according to the Nye County Sheriff's Department.
The Nye County Sherriff's Office confirmed the death to the (http://www.
Members of this group include Nevada Department of Wildlife, The Nature Conservancy, Bureau of Land Management, Nevada Natural Heritage Program, Natural Resources Conservation Service, Beatty Habitat Committee, Nye County, local residents and the town of Beatty, Nevada.
Angle was first elected to office in 1992 to the Nye County School Board of Trustees and was then elected to the Nevada State Assembly in 1998, rising to the level of Majority Whip in the State Assembly.
The Stratosphere is one mountain which echoes throughout the book; the other is the proposed nuclear waste storage facility at Yucca Mountain, in Nye County, Nevada, a "squat bulge in the middle of the desert, essentially just debris from a bigger, stronger mountain that erupted millions of years ago and hurled its broken pieces into piles across the earth.
developer of large- scale solar power projects, has announced an amendment to the Development Agreement between Nye County and Tonopah Solar Energy LLC, SolarReserve's affiliate, that will require 90 percent of the construction workforce come from Nevada residents for the company's 110 megawatt Crescent Dunes Solar Energy project located in Nye County, Nevada.
Though the Nye County brothel had temporarily stopped servicing women, Davis said she isn't ready to give up on her groundbreaking foray into male prostitution, hoping for a happy ending at some point.
More than a dozen companies want to build solar electric generation plants, but the county cannot allow the projects to go forward without more water, said Gary Hollis, a Nye County commissioner.