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Washoe County, NV
The county was named for Indian tribe

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Washoe County is one of 17 counties in Nevada.

The county is in the Reno-Sparks metro area.The estimated population in 2004 was 380,754. This was an increase of  12.16% from the 2000 census.

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Median household income
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$45,815
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Washoe County demographic reports

In 2002, the per capita personal income in Washoe County was $36,831. This was an increase of 20.6% from 1997. The 2002 figure was 119% of the national per capita income, which was $30,906.



County seat: Reno

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15% of Washoe County residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Washoe County ancestry & family history guide.

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Cemeteries

Cemeteries in Washoe County include Crystal Peak Cemetery, Franktown Cemetery, Mother of Sorrows Cemetery, Mountain View Cemetery, Whispering Pines Cemetery ... View cemeteries

Communities

Communities in Washoe County include Empire, Gerlach, Incline Village, Nixon, Reno, Sparks, Sun Valley, Sutcliffe, Verdi, Wadsworth ... View communities

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Colleges in Washoe County include Sierra Nevada College, Truckee Meadows Community College, University of Nevada - Reno ... View colleges

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

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Libraries in Washoe County include Duncan-Traner Library, Galena Community Library, Gerlach Community Library, Incline Village Library, Mendive Community Library, North Valleys Library, Northwest Library, Reading & Information Referral Ctr, Senior Center Library, Sierra View Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Washoe County include North Lake Tahoe Bonanza, Reno Gazette-Journal ... View newspapers

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

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Airports in Washoe County include Reno/Tahoe International

Hotels in Washoe County include Airport Plaza Hotel, Atlantis Casino Resort, Celebrity Resorts Reno, Celebrity Resorts Reno, Circus Circus Hotel Casino, Courtyard by Marriott Reno, Days Inn Reno, Econo Lodge, Eldorado Hotel & Casino, Extended Stay Reno ... More hotels

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