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 Nye County Sheriff's Office charged a 17-year-old boy with animal cruelty after they responded to a call at a Pahrump, Nevada home Monday afternoon.
The Nevada delegation contends that the mountain site in Nye County is not safe because it rests on both an earthquake fault and an underground water aquifer that leaks and makes it impossible to store waste for long periods.
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.
The 35-year-old former Los Angeles Lakers standout and ex-husband of Khloe Kardashian was stricken on Tuesday at the Love Ranch brothel in Crystal, Nevada and was taken to the hospital, according to the Nye County Sheriff's Office.
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.
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.