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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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('ALLEGIANT') (AUAU: TSX-V) (AUXXF: OTCQX) is pleased to announce that a drilling program has commenced at its Bolo Gold Project, located in Nye County, Nevada.
The news of Bell's death was confirmed by Nye County, Nevada, Sheriff's Office. 
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.
The species is only found in the Oasis Valley in southern Nye County, Nevada. The historical and current range of the Amargosa toad is estimated to occur along an approximately 10mile (16-kilometer) stretch of the Amargosa River and nearby spring systems, roughly between the towns of Springdale and Beatty.
In Nye County, Nevada, a mean of 7.0 eggs was produced (Tanner and Krogh 1973).
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." Any mindful or honest exploration of the issue of nuclear waste storage eventually mutates into a vertiginous admission of the undeniable insignificance of humans on the scale of geologic time.
(TSX:ATN) ( OTCBB:ATNAF), a gold mining company, has announced the results of a new resource estimate for the Reward Gold Project, Nye County, Nevada.
Gold exploration company Ranger Gold Corp (OTCBB:RNGC.OB) revealed on Friday the completion of its drill programme on the CX property in Nye County, Nevada.
Six counties in Nevada, including the host county for the Yucca Mountain project, Nye County, Nevada, have studied the project, support the project, and are participating in the NRC licensing process.
30 June 2010 - S&P on Tuesday gave its A+ rating with a "stable" outlook to Nye County, Nevada's series 2010A and 2010B limited-tax general obligation (GO) bonds.