Elko County , Nevada

Elko County: County in Nevada, United States

About

Elko County is a county located in the U.S. state of Nevada. As of the 2010 census, the population was 48,818 and a population density of 1 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 53,006 inhabitants. Its county seat is Elko. The county was created 152 years ago in 1869.

Elko County Quick Facts

Population : 53,006 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Nevada (United States)
Area : 44555 km2
Water as percent of area : 0.2%
Land as percent of area : 99.8%
Named for : Elko
Altitude : 5,528 feet / 1685 meters
Capital : Elko
Establishment : March 03, 1869
Time Zone : America/Los_Angeles
Local time : 15:58:37 (7th December 2021)
Density : 1 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 7.9% (2010-2020)
Weather : 25℉ Rain And Snow Likely 7-days weather
Elko County locator map
Location of Elko County on Nevada map.
Elko County Courthouse 'Elko  Nevada' image
Elko County Courthouse 'Elko Nevada'
Elko County Courthouse 'Elko  Nevada' image

Geography

Elko County is located at 41°8'45"N 115°21'28"W (41.1458300, -115.3577600). It has 9 neighbors: Lander County, White Pine County, Cassia County, Owyhee County, Twin Falls County, Eureka County, Humboldt County, Box Elder County and Tooele County.

Elko County map

The largest city of Elko County is Elko with a population of 20,531. Other cities include, West Wendover population 4,268, Carlin population 2,281 and Wells population 1,254. See all Elko County cities & populated places.

Elko County Populated Places

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Elko County.

City Name Population Title
Elko 20,531 City in Elko County, Nevada, United States
Spring Creek 12,361 Census-designated place in Elko County, Nevada, United States
West Wendover 4,268 City in Elko County, Nevada, United States
Carlin 2,281 City in Elko County, Nevada, United States
Wells 1,254 City in Elko County, Nevada, United States
Owyhee 953 Census-designated place in Elko County, Nevada, United States

Weather

Elko County forecast: Rain and snow likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 25. New snow accumulation of less than half an inch possible. more

Elko County has 9 neighbours.

Demographics

The population of Elko County increased by 7.9% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 48,818 - census
2011 49,442 1.26% estimation process
2012 50,969 3% estimation process
2013 52,334 2.61% estimation process
2014 52,531 0.38% estimation process
2015 51,728 -1.55% estimation process
2016 52,082 0.68% estimation process
2017 52,357 0.53% estimation process
2018 52,539 0.35% estimation process
2019 52,778 0.45% estimation process
2020 53,006 0.43% estimation process

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Local Places in Elko County

People born in Elko County (3)

People born in Elko County, including politician Edward P. Carville, range economist Chester A. Brennen, soil scientist William A. Goodale, you can see a list of people who born in Elko County.

Other places with the same name (1)

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