Nye County , Nevada

County in Nevada, United States

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Location of Nye County, NV on Nevada map.


Nye County is a county located in the U.S. state of Nevada. As of the 2010 census, the population was 43,946 and a population density of 1 people per km². After 9 years in 2019 county had an estimated population of 46,523 inhabitants. Its county seat is Tonopah. The county was created 157 years ago in 1863.

The county has a total area of 18,158.77 square miles (47031 km2).

Nye County map

Nye County, NV Quick Facts

Population : 46,523 (2019)
Country : United States of America
State : Nevada
Twitter username : nyecounty
Area : 47031 km2
Water as percent of area : 0.1%
Land as percent of area : 99.9%
Named for : James W. Nye
Altitude : 8,320 feet / 2536 meters
Capital : Tonopah
Establishment : January 01, 1864
Time Zone : America/Los_Angeles
Local time : 20:06:09 (11th April 2021)
Density : 1 Pop. per km² as of 2019
Population growth : 5.54% (2010-2019)
Weather : 41℉ Clear 7-days weather

Nye County, NV has 9 neighbors .

Year Population Method
2010 43,946 census
2011 43,976 estimation process
2012 43,585 estimation process
2013 42,869 estimation process
2014 42,840 estimation process
2015 42,966 estimation process
2016 43,248 estimation process
2017 43,977 estimation process
2018 45,186 estimation process
2019 46,523 estimation process

The population of Nye County increased by 5.54% in 9 years.

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Nye County, NV Populated Places

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Nye County, NV.

City Name Population Title

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