Lander County, Nevada

Lander County: County in Nevada, United States


Lander County is a county located in the U.S. state of Nevada. As of the 2010 census, the population was 5,775. After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 5,514 inhabitants. Its county seat is Battle Mountain. The county was created 162 years ago in 1860.

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

Quick Facts about Lander County

Population : 5,514 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Nevada (United States)
Area : 14295 km2
Water as percent of area : 0.5%
Land as percent of area : 99.5%
Named for : Frederick W. Lander
Altitude : 7,001 feet / 2134 meters
Capital : Battle Mountain
Establishment : January 01, 1861
Time Zone : America/Los_Angeles
Local time : 21:41:47 (4th December 2023)
Population growth : -4.73% (2010-2020)
Lander county nevada courthouse image
Lander county nevada courthouse
Lander county nevada courthouse image


Lander County is located at 39°56'2"N 117°2'16"W (39.9338100, -117.0379100). It has 6 neighbors: Churchill County, Nye County, Elko County, Eureka County, Humboldt County and Pershing County.

Lander County map

Lander County Populated Places

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

City Name Population Title
Battle Mountain 3,635 Unincorporated town in and county seat of Lander County, Nevada, United States

Lander County has 6 neighbours.


According to census records, the population of Lander County decreased by 4.73% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 5,775 - census
2011 5,839 1.1% estimation process
2012 5,920 1.37% estimation process
2013 6,060 2.31% estimation process
2014 5,968 -1.54% estimation process
2015 5,873 -1.62% estimation process
2016 5,684 -3.33% estimation process
2017 5,579 -1.88% estimation process
2018 5,547 -0.58% estimation process
2019 5,532 -0.27% estimation process
2020 5,514 -0.33% estimation process

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