Ely , White Pine County, Nevada

City in and county seat of White Pine County, Nevada, United States.

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Location of Ely, NV on Nevada map.


Ely is a city located in the county of White Pine in the U.S. state of Nevada. In the 2010 census it had a population of 4,255 inhabitants and a population density of 215 people per km². After 9 years in 2019 city had an estimated population of 3,993 inhabitants.

The city was created 143 years ago in 1877.

The city has a total area of 7.63 square miles (19.77 km2).

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Ely, NV Quick Facts

Population : 3,993 (2019)
Country : United States of America
State : Nevada
County : White Pine County
Phone Area Codes : 775
Area : 19.77 km2
Altitude : 6,437 feet / 1962 meters
Capital city : Ely is capital of White Pine County
Establishment : January 01, 1878 (143 years ago)
Time Zone : America/Los_Angeles
Local time : 19:56:52 (11th April 2021)
Zip Code : 89301
Density : 202 Pop. per km² as of 2019
Population growth : -6.56% (2010-2019)
Weather : 30℉ Clear 7-days weather

Year Population Method
2010 4,255 census
2011 4,280 estimation process
2012 4,250 estimation process
2013 4,246 estimation process
2014 4,214 estimation process
2015 4,151 estimation process
2016 4,062 estimation process
2017 3,996 estimation process
2018 3,975 estimation process
2019 3,993 estimation process

According to census records, the population of Ely decreased by 6.56% in 9 years.

Ely, NV zip code is 89301. County name: White Pine, County fips: 32033

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People born in Ely, NV (9)

Many people were born here, including First Lady of the United States; wife of 37th United States President Richard Nixon Pat Nixon, academic Dave Ulrich, Rear Admiral in the United States Coast Guard A. J. Carpenter, you can see a list of people who born in Ely, NV.

  • Frank Bergon (American writer)
  • Robert J. Spane (United States Navy admiral)
  • John Chachas
  • Wesley D. Smith (American classicist)
  • David H. Mathis (journalist)
  • Michael Anthony Hawkes (military officer, professor of military science, secondary school principle)
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