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Lyon County, NV
The county was named for Gen. Nathaniel Lyon

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Lyon County is one of 17 counties in Nevada. The estimated population in 2004 was 43,230. This was an increase of  25.30% from the 2000 census.
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Median household income
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$40,699
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Lyon County demographic reports

In 2002, the per capita personal income in Lyon County was $23,340. This was an increase of 13.0% from 1997. The 2002 figure was 76% of the national per capita income, which was $30,906.



County seat: Yerington

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16% of Lyon County residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Lyon County ancestry & family history guide.

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Cemeteries in Lyon County include Churchill Cemetery, Desert Memorial Gardens, Elm Tree Cemetery, Hillcrest Cemetery, Northern Nevada Veterans Memorial Cemetery, Yerington Cemetery ... View cemeteries

Communities

Communities in Lyon County include Dayton, Fernley, Silver Springs, Smith, Wabuska, Wellington, Yerington ... View communities

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School districts in Lyon County include Lyon County Schools District ... View school districts

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Libraries in Lyon County include Dayton Valley Branch Library, Fernley Branch Library, Ida Compston Branch Library, Lyon County Library, Silver Stage Branch Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Lyon County include Fernley Leader-Dayton Courier, Mason Valley News ... View newspapers

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Lyon County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Lyon County political report.

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Hotels in Lyon County include Best Western, Super 8

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