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Pioche is in Lincoln County.

It is the county seat.

The community was named after Fran?ois Louis Alfred Pioche, financier.

The latitude of Pioche is 37.929N. The longitude is -114.451W.

It is in the Pacific Standard time zone. Elevation is 6,086 feet.


Former and merged names include:
· Ely
Once a rough silver-mining town. Local lore says 75 men were killed in gunfights before the first natural death occurred in the camp.
Known for its "Million Dollar Courthouse," built in 1871. The original cost of $88,000 far exceeded initial estimates and was financed and refinanced with bonds totaling nearly $1 million.
Nearby parks & recreation: Echo Canyon State Park, Spring Valley State Park
Historic sites and museums: Lincoln County Historical Museum
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)

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

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