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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").
While conducting fieldwork at Ash Meadows National Wildlife Refuge, Nye County, Nevada, we captured a subadult male desert shrew in a pitfall trap set for sampling amphibians and reptiles.
Spartan also has the Ziggurat prospect in Nye County, Nevada, which comprises one contiguous block of 227 lode claims and a total land area of 4540 acres.
Environmental Protection Agency today awarded approximately $1 million in hazardous substance and petroleum assessment cleanup grants to Nye County, Nevada as part of a $62.
The species is only found in the Oasis Valley in southern Nye County, Nevada.
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.
The patch of the Nye County, Nevada, Sheriff's Office features part of the U.
Lassen County, California (Eastside lek; 40[degrees] 18' N, 120[degrees] 0' W; 1,490 m), is approximately 250 km north and Nye County, Nevada (Roadside lek; 38[degrees] 42' N, 116[degrees] 47' W; 2,121 m), is approximately 215 km east of the Lyon/Mono population; recordings at these sites were completed between 3 and 11 April 2002.
If landowners, local governments, and federal agencies can work together to find a balance between economic development and species protection in Nye County, Nevada, it can happen anywhere.
Other topics of current interest included the bombing of a forest ranger's house near Carson City, Nevada, a congressional drive to downsize the national park system, and the efforts by officials from Nye County, Nevada, and Catron County, New Mexico, to declare the authority of the U.
A county commissioner in remote Nye County, Nevada, climbs aboard a D-7 bulldozer and reopens 400 feet of closed road within Toiyabe National Forest, as a Fourth of July crowd watches with admiration.
Twelve hundred miles to the west, county commissioners emboldened with visions of immortality test the waters of rebellion and independence in Nye County, Nevada.