Eureka County, Nevada

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Eureka County is a county in the U.S. state of Nevada. As of the 2010 census, the population was 1,987, making it the second-least populous county in Nevada. Its county seat is Eureka.

Business Opportunities
Primarily a ranching, agricultural and mining county, Eureka County welcomes these and new industries with no existing zoning ordinances, very low property tax rates, and no business licensing.

Solid Transportation System
With a network of interstate highways and railroad lines, transportation to and from Eureka County is fast and dependable.

Moderate Temperatures for Comfortable Living
At 6,500 feet, Eureka has the highest elevation of the three towns; both Beowawe and Crescent Valley are at an elevation of 4,000 feet.

Comfortable Population Growth
With a 30% population growth in the past 10 years, Eureka County’s population of 1,900 offers you a comfortable lifestyle.  You’ll always find a friendly face or a helping hand in these communities.

Educational Opportunities
The children of Eureka attend both elementary school and high school in Eureka.   In addition to the K-12 curriculum, the school district sponsors a pre-school program. The student-teacher ratio is low in both schools and the expenditure per pupil is very high.

Unlimited Recreation for Unlimited Fun
Mild temperatures, along with the surrounding mountains and the Humboldt River, make Eureka County an outdoor playground.  The outdoor enthusiast will never lack for activity.  Hunting, fishing, hiking, swimming and much more are all readily available

For more information about Eurkea County, click here.


According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has an area of 4,180 square miles (10,800 km2), of which 4,176 square miles (10,820 km2) is land and 4.3 square miles (11 km2) (0.1%) is water.

The county’s highest point is the 10,631 ft (3240 m) summit of Diamond Peak in the Diamond Mountains along the border with White Pine County.

Adjacent counties

National protected area


Major highways

For information regarding property taxes in Eureka County, click here.

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