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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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Gold company Pershing Gold Corporation (NASDAQ:PGLC) (TSX:PGLC) (FWB:7PG1) revealed on Monday the start of preliminary construction activities at Relief Canyon in Pershing County, Nevada under the existing Plan of Operations.
This bipartisan bill aims to resolve a number of public lands issues in Pershing County, Nevada, while preserving and protecting seven new wilderness areas in some of the most remote and beautiful parts of Nevada.
The agreement with Kinross grants Premier the right to earn a 50% interest in the Goldbanks project in Pershing County, Nevada, 50 kilometers (km) south of Winnemucca.
V: RPM) (OTCQX: RPMGF) has signed a definitive agreement to acquire 100% ownership of the Florida Canyon gold mine (with the Standard gold mine) located in Pershing County, Nevada, the company said.
TSXV: MXR) (OTCBB: MXROF) (Frankfurt: M1D), a Canada-based exploration company, has received and mapped the results of an extensive soil sampling programme recently completed at its Majuba Hill copper/gold/silver project in Pershing County, Nevada.
Gold crystals from the Malone mine, Central District, Eugene Mountains, Pershing County, Nevada and from the Majuba Placer, Pershing County, Nevada in thumbnail-size specimens were featured at the booth of Miner's Lunchbox, Reno, Nevada.
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.
Rye Patch Gold has inked a deal to buy 100% possession of the Florida Canyon gold mine in Pershing County, Nevada, US for $15m.
Pershing Gold has announced increased, Nl 43-101-compliant resource estimates for its Relief Canyon project in Pershing County, Nevada.
V: MXR) (OTCBB: MXROF) ( Frankfurt: M1D), a Canada-based exploration company, has completed an extensive soil sampling programme at its Majuba Hill copper/gold/silver project, in Pershing County, Nevada.
A new occurrence for superb phosphate minerals has recently been discovered at the abandoned Willard open-pit mine complex near Lovelock, in Pershing County, Nevada.