Pershing County

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Pershing County, Nevada

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

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 this newly appointed position, Struhsacker will be responsible for securing the environmental permits needed to reopen the Relief Canyon Mine in Pershing County, NV as well as being in charge of its government relations, land, legal, and stakeholder involvement programmes.