Nye County

Nye County, Nevada

PO Box 1031
Tonopah, NV 89049
Phone: (775) 482-8127
Fax: (775) 482-8133

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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(https://www.facebook.com/nyecountysheriff/posts/1339929639483541) A video statement released by the Nye County Sheriff's office said the toxicology reports were received last week and showed a traces of THC (Tetrahydrocannabinol-a psychoactive compound in marijuana) and sildenafil, a drug used to treat erectile dysfunction. 
The Nye County Sheriff's Office said Hof was found dead last month at one of his properties in Crystal, Nevada.
(CSE: CROP) has completed the member interest purchase agreement with Elite Ventures LLC, of Nevada, to acquire a 49% member interest in the Nye County agricultural property, the company said.
Bell's autopsy is scheduled for later this week, the Nye County Sheriff's Office announced.
Halstead briefed the Commission on Nuclear Projects on the latest developments in the state's battle to stop the site in Nye County from becoming a dumping ground for high-level radioactive waste from other states.
They're used to remoteness here on the Duckwater Shoshone reservation in Nye County. Its residents recently got a laundromat with seven washing machines.
It is currently focused on developing its Longstreet property, located in Nye County, Nevada.
He also faces a charge of being a fugitive from justice for failing to appear on a dangerous drug charge in Nye County, Nev.
They took personal ownership of the situation and worked together with Nye County EMS Managers and the local volunteer ambulances to craft a plan to best respond to local emergencies and most efficiently utilize the sparse local EMS and transport resources.
Nye County Sheriff's Department was called to the Love Ranch in Crystal, Nevada, about 70 miles from Las Vegas, to a report of an unresponsive man needing an ambulance, police said.
While the federal government claims 84.5 percent of Nevada--the highest of any state--in Nye County the federal footprint covers over 93 percent, and federal bureaucrats in Washington, D.C., dominate virtually every aspect of Nye County inhabitants' lives.