Pershing County

Pershing County, Nevada

PO Box 820
Lovelock, NV 89419
Phone: (775) 273-2208
Fax: (775) 273-3015

In west-central NV northeast of Reno; organized Mar 18, 1919 from Humboldt County. Name Origin: For Gen. John Joseph "Black Jack" Pershing (1860-1948), an officer who served in Cuba, the Philippines, and Manchuria; commander in chief of the American Expeditionary Force (1917-18) during WWI, and U.S. army chief of staff (1921-24)

Area (sq mi):: 6067.55 (land 6036.56; water 30.99) Population per square mile: 1.10
Population 2005: 6,360 State rank: 11 Population change: 2000-20005 -5.00%; 1990-2000 54.40% Population 2000: 6,693 (White 69.70%; Black or African American 5.30%; Hispanic or Latino 19.30%; Asian 0.60%; Other 16.30%). Foreign born: 7.00%. Median age: 34.40
Income 2000: per capita $16,589; median household $40,670; Population below poverty level: 11.40% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $16,892-$16,737
Unemployment (2004): 4.70% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.00% Median travel time to work: 22.80 minutes Working outside county of residence: 25.60%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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In September 2018, Nevada Sunrise acquired the right to earn a 100% interest in the Coronado VMS Project, located in Pershing County, approximately 48 kilometers (30 miles) southeast of Winnemucca.
Terraco is a gold royalty company with a royalty portfolio of up to 3% NSR on the multi-m ounce Spring Valley Gold Project located in Pershing County, Nevada.
Alio reported the results of an updated Life of Mine, or LOM, plan for it's 100% owned Florida Canyon Mine in Pershing County Nevada.
Two years ago, Premier secured an option with Kinross Gold to earn a 50 per cent stake in the Goldbanks property located on federal lands in Pershing County.
Despite the fact that those national health recommendations have been in place for more than a decade, policies allowing children with lice to stay in school remain in the minority--in large part due to a combination of ignorance and fear, adds Deborah Pontius, health services coordinator for Pershing County School District in Nevada.
"Lice is icky, but it's not dangerous,'' says Deborah Pontius, the school nurse for the Pershing County School District in Lovelock, Nev.
(OTCPK:URHG), a United States -based exploration and development company, has announced that a Geological Evaluation Report for the Dun Glen Mine, Pershing County, Nevada, has been prepared and completed on behalf of the company.
Lovelock boasts the nation's second largest silver mine and possesses one of only two found courthouses in the nation--the Pershing County Courthouse, designed by renowned Nevada architect Frederick DeLongchamps and built in 1919.
'Immediately after he was taken into custody, in a conversation with one of my deputies, he said something to the effect when he is finished he wanted to make a smiley face,' Pershing County, Nevada, Sheriff Ron Skinner said.
But this year Pershing County police officers tested the First Amendment, ordering a gay men's camp called Jiffy Lube (slogan: "Get in.