What's Happening in Elko County, Nevada?

  • The county is located in the northeastern corner of Nevada.
  • There are over 300 days of sunshine a year in Elko County.
  • Elko enjoys a four season climate and a moderate cost of living. 
  • Principal industries are construction, manufacturing, trade, and agriculture.
  • Rivers, Large Mountains, valleys, plains, and forests make up the beautiful landscape of Elko County.
  • Activities in this area include: fishing, big game and bird hunting, hiking, horseback riding, rodeos, camping, boating, and winter sports.

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The City of Elko

  • This is the County seat of Elko County.
  • The city of Elko offers golfing, mining tours, rodeos, shopping, and many other activities and amenities.
  • Wells, NV Wells is a small town that offers amenities like...
    • Groceries
    • Food & Drink
    • Schools
    • Parks
    • Entertainment
  • Humboldt National Forest This national preserve to  the south of Elko county spans more than two million acres and offers a variety of outdoor activities such as hiking, horseback riding, camping and backpacking.

Did You Know?

  • The income per capita in Elko is 10% higher than the national average.
  • The median household income in Elko is 39% higher than the national average.
  • The unemployment rate in Elko is 36% lower than the national average.

Source: aravibes.com