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Yerington is a city in Lyon County.

It is the county seat.

The community was named for Henry Marvin Yerington, railroad superintendent.

The latitude of Yerington is 38.985N. The longitude is -119.161W.

It is in the Pacific Standard time zone. Elevation is 4,390 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 3,127.


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Median household income
Local
$31,151
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Yerington demographic reports
Yerington is on the Walker River.
Former and merged names include:
· Greenfield
· Pizen Switch
· Poison
· Willow Switch
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 4. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 1.3 per 1,000 people.
Local festivals include:
  • Mason Valley Onion Festival - July 27-28, 2007
  • Lyon County Fair & Rodeo - Aug. 13-19, 2007
  • Portuguese Festa - June 2-3, 2007
Dates often change. Check Yerington web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation: Wilson Canyon Recreation Area
Historic sites and museums: Lyon County 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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Ancestry & family history

18% of Yerington residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Yerington ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Yerington was $18,640, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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15% of Yerington residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Yerington, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $381.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $867.


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Libraries in Yerington include Lyon County Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Yerington include Mason Valley News

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

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The average commute time for Yerington workers is 14 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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