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Winnemucca is a city in Humboldt County.
It is the county seat.
The community was named for a Paiute chief.
The latitude of Winnemucca is 40.973N. The longitude is -117.734W.It is in the Pacific Standard time zone. Elevation is 4,295 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 6,570.
Some believe it was Butch Cassidy and his gang who robbed the First National Bank in 1900.
Basque sheepherders settled in the area in the early 20th century. The region still has a strong Basque influence.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Winnemucca demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Humboldt County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 89445 ZIP code.
19% of Winnemucca residents report German ancestry, and 11% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Winnemucca ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Winnemucca was $21,441, compared with $21,587 nationally.
20% of Winnemucca residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Winnemucca, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $423. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,101.
Libraries in Winnemucca include Humboldt County Library ... View libraries
TV stations in Winnemucca include KWNV.
Humboldt County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Winnemucca political report.
The average commute time for Winnemucca workers is 23 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
Hotels in Winnemucca include Best Inn N Suites Winnemucca, Best Western, Best Western Holiday Motel, Days Inn Winnemucca, Holiday Inn Express, Motel 6, Quality Inn, Red Lion Inn & Casino, Scottish Inns Winnemucca, Super 8 ... More hotels.
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