Esmeralda County, Nevada

Esmeralda County: County in Nevada, United States


Esmeralda County is a county located in the U.S. state of Nevada. As of the 2010 census, the population was 783. After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 886 inhabitants. Its county seat is Goldfield. The county was created 162 years ago in 1860.

Esmeralda County locator map
Location of Esmeralda County on Nevada map.

Quick Facts about Esmeralda County

Population : 886 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Nevada (United States)
Area : 9295 km2
Water as percent of area : 0.2%
Land as percent of area : 99.8%
Named for : emerald
Altitude : 4,268 feet / 1301 meters
Capital : Goldfield
Establishment : January 01, 1861
Time Zone : America/Los_Angeles
Local time : 13:48:58 (29th November 2023)
Population growth : 11.63% (2010-2020)
Weather : 26℉ Partly Cloudy 7-days weather
Esmeralda County  Nevada courthouse image
Esmeralda County Nevada courthouse
Esmeralda County  Nevada courthouse image


Esmeralda County is located at 37°47'5"N 117°37'57"W (37.7847000, -117.6323700). It has 4 neighbors: Mineral County, Inyo County, Mono County and Nye County.

Esmeralda County map

Esmeralda County Populated Places

Cities, towns, neighborhoods & other populated places in Esmeralda County.

City Name Population Title


Esmeralda County forecast: Partly cloudy. Low around 26, with temperatures rising to around 28 overnight. North northeast wind around 2 mph. more

Esmeralda County has 4 neighbours.


The population of Esmeralda County increased by 11.63% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 783 - census
2011 770 -1.69% estimation process
2012 791 2.65% estimation process
2013 847 6.61% estimation process
2014 824 -2.79% estimation process
2015 830 0.72% estimation process
2016 826 -0.48% estimation process
2017 843 2.02% estimation process
2018 827 -1.93% estimation process
2019 873 5.27% estimation process
2020 886 1.47% estimation process

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People born in Esmeralda County (1)

assistant in mining and geology Gustav Everett Hofmann was born in Esmeralda County

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