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Nye County, NV
The county was named for James W. Nye, territorial governor

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Nye County is one of 17 counties in Nevada.

The county is in the Pahrump metro area.The estimated population in 2004 was 37,714. This was an increase of  16.10% from the 2000 census.

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Median household income
Local
$36,024
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Nye County demographic reports

In 2002, the per capita personal income in Nye County was $25,833. This was an increase of 21.5% from 1997. The 2002 figure was 84% of the national per capita income, which was $30,906.



County seat: Tonopah

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19% of Nye County residents report German ancestry, and 15% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Nye County ancestry & family history guide.

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Cemeteries

Cemeteries in Nye County include Belmont Cemetery, Death Valley Junction Cemetery, Desert Hill Cemetery, Duckwater Cemetery, Mount Moriah Cemetery, Tonopah Cemetery ... View cemeteries

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Communities in Nye County include Amargosa Valley, Beatty, Berlin, Bullfrog, Carrara, Carvers, Crystal, Gabbs, Johnnie, Manhattan ... View communities

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

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Libraries in Nye County include Amargosa Valley Library District, Beatty Community Library, Central Nevada Museum Branch, Manhattan Library, Pahrump Community Library, Smoky Valley Community Library, Tonopah Public Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Nye County include Pahrump Valley Times ... View newspapers

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

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Hotels in Nye County include Best Western Hi Desert Inn, Best Western Pahrump Station, Saddle West Hotel Casino

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