Lyon County, Nevada Basics:

Lyon County Nevada - Government Site

Population: 51,264
Area: 2001 square miles
County seat: Yerington
Area code(s) in use: 775
Time zone: PST
High school graduate or higher: 84.3%
Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.7%
Median household income: $46,088
Persons in poverty: 14.3%
Home ownership rate: 70.4%
Mean travel time to work: 29.2 minutes

Adjacent counties:
Churchill  City of Carson City  Douglas  Mineral  Mono (CA)  Storey  Washoe  

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Map of the Lyon County area

Our detail map of Lyon County shows the Lyon County, Nevada boundary lines and other interesting items.

Places in Lyon County, Nevada

  Airports     show all on map

Dayton Valley Airpark, Desert Creek Airport, Farias Wheel Airport, Rosaschi Air Park, Silver Springs Airport, Smith Valley Airport, Sweetwater (US Marine Corps) Airport, Tiger Field Airport, Valley View Landing Strip, Yerington Municipal Airport

  Areas     show all on map

Sweetwater Natural Area

  Arroyos     show all on map

Cottonwood Creek

  Basins     show all on map

Churchill Valley, Fernley Sink, Fernley Valley, Mason Valley, Smith Valley, Stagecoach Valley, Sunrise Basin, Wild Horse Basin

  Beaches     show all on map

Silver Springs Beach, Virginia Beach

  Bends     show all on map

Big Bend of the Carson, The Elbow

  Bridges     show all on map

Wrights Bridge (historical)

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Central Lyon County Fire Protection District Dayton Valley Volunteer Fire Department Station 39, Central Lyon County Fire Protection District Mark Twain Volunteer Fire Department Station 38, Central Lyon County Fire Protection District Moundhouse Volunteer Fire Department Station 36, Central Lyon County Fire Protection District Silver City Volunteer Fire Department Station 34, Central Lyon County Fire Protection District Silver Springs Volunteer Fire Department Station 32, Central Lyon County Fire Protection District Stagecoach Volunteer Fire Department Station 37, Central Lyon County Fire Protection District Sutro Fire Department Station 35, Colonel Charles McDermitt Visitor Center Complex, Lyon County Sheriff's Office, Lyon County Sheriff's Office, Lyon County Sheriff's Office Dayton Substation, Lyon County Sheriff's Office Fernley Substation, Lyon Health Center, Nevada Highway Patrol Northern Command West Fernley, Nevada Highway Patrol Northern Command West Yerington, North Lyon County Fire Protection District, North Lyon County Fire Protection District Station 2, Silver City Masonic Hall, Silver City Town Hall, Smith Valley Fire Protection District Station 1, Smith Valley Fire Protection District Station 2, Smith Valley Fire Protection District Station 3, Yerington / Mason Valley Fire Department Station 1, Yerington / Mason Valley Fire Department Station 2, Yerington City Police Department

  Canals     show all on map

A Drain, Back Fox Ditch, Buckland Ditch, Campbell Ditch, Colony Ditch, D and GW Ditch, Dayton Town Ditch, East Campbell Ditch, Fernley Drain, Fox Ditch, Gee Ditch, Greenwood Ditch, Hall Ditch, High Ditch, Hillbun Ditch, Houghman and Howard Ditch, Joggles Ditch, K2B Canal, Kelly Alkali Ditch, Koch Ditch, Lee Sanders Ditch, Lower Charlebois Ditch, Main Fox Ditch, McLeod Ditch, Merritt Ditch, Mickey Ditch, Nelson Ditch, Nichols-Merritt Ditch, Plymouth Canal, Randall Ditch, Sand Ridge Ditch, Sanders Canal, Saroni Canal, Spragg-Alcorn-Bewley Ditch, Spragg-Woodcock Ditch, Streiff Drain, Strosnider East Ditch, Strosnider West Ditch, Truckee Canal, Tunnel Ditch, Upper Cardelli Ditch, Upper Charlebois Ditch, Wabuska Drain, West Campbell Ditch, West Hyland Ditch, West Side Canal, Wiley Ditch, Woods Ditch

  Capes     show all on map

Fishermans Point

  Cemeteries     show all on map

Churchill Cemetery, Desert Memorial Gardens, Elm Tree Cemetery, Hillcrest Cemetery, Yerington Cemetery

  Census     show all on map

Dayton Census Designated Place, Silver City Census Designated Place, Silver Springs Census Designated Place, Smith Valley Census Designated Place, Stagecoach Census Designated Place

  Cliffs     show all on map

Susans Bluff

  Crossings     show all on map

East Fernley Interchange, West-Main Street Interchange

  Dams     show all on map

Carp Dam, Eldorado Canyon Dam, Fernley Dam Number One, Fernley Dam Number Three, Nuti Reservoir Dam, Perrin Dam, Wheeler Flat Dam, Yerington Mill Dam, Yerington Mill Number Two Dam, Yerington Mill Pond AA Dam, Yerington Mill Pond BB Dam

  Flats     show all on map

Big Meadows, Clifton Flat, Lincoln Flat, Misfits Flat, Missouri Flat, Pine Grove Flat, Stockton Flat, Sunshine Flat, Sweetwater Flat, White Sage Flat

  Gaps     show all on map

Churchill Narrows, Devils Gate, Gallagher Pass, Hudson Pass, Lobdell Summit, Mason Pass, Mickey Pass, Nordyke Pass, Pine Grove Summit, Sunrise Pass, Sweetwater Summit

  Hospitals     show all on map

Renown Medical Group Urgent Care Center, South Lyon Medical Center

  Lakes     show all on map

Artesia Lake, Beaman Lakes, Dry Lake, Hinkson Slough, Joggles Slough

  Locales     show all on map

Acciari Ranch, Airway Beacon 216, Appian Siding, Artesia Ranch, Atcheson Ranch (historical), Atlanta Mill (historical), Aurora Mill (historical), Bacon Mill, Bar G Ranch, Barrel Mill, Barrys Mill (historical), Bee Ranch, Birdsall and Carpenter Mill, Bluestone Crossing (historical), Bolster Ranch, Boston Mill, Break a Heart Ranch Number 1, Brooks Mill, Browns Station (historical), Buckeye Mill, Burke and Companys Mill, Burkham Ranch, Campbell, Canty (historical), Carson River Quartz Mill (historical), Carson Valley Mill (historical), Cayton (historical), Chaves Ranch, Clark Ranch, Cleaver (historical), Clifton, Coal Valley (historical), Cole and Company Mill, Confidence Mill, Conway Stage Station, D L Smith Mill, Dana Mill, Dana Mill (historical), Daney Mill, Dayton Consolidated Mill, Dayton Station (historical), Delphi, Desert Creek Ranch, Desert Mill (historical), Desert Station, Desert Station (historical), Devils Gate Mill, Devils Gate Toll House (historical), Dodge and Merchant Mill, Donovan Mill, Durands Mills (historical), East Walker (historical), Eastern Slope Mill, Eureka Cyanide Plane, Eureka Mill, Everett Ranch, Excelsior Mill, Flying M Ranch, Flying M Ranch, Fort Churchill Station (historical), Franklin Mill (historical), Fredericks Ranch (historical), Freeborn and Sheldons Mill (historical), Frothingham and Company Mill (historical), Gates Station (historical), Gautiers Mill (historical), Gold Canyon Reduction Works, Golden Age Hill, Golden Eagle Mill, Goldy (historical), Granton Ranch, Hartford Mill, Hastings and Woodworth Mill (historical), Haufman (historical), Hawes Station (historical), Haywards (historical), Hebe (historical), Heidenrick and Miner Ranch, Henchs Mill, Honey Lake (historical), Honker Duck Club, Hooten Wells Station (historical), Hope Mill, Horn Mill, Howard (historical), Hughes Station (historical), Hurds Mill (historical), Illinois Mill (historical), Island Mill (historical), Jackson and Hunts Mill, JJ Ranch, John C Fremont Picnic Area, Johnsons (historical), Keller and Company Mill, Kelloggs Mill, Kelsey Mill, Keystone Mill, Knickerbocker Mill, Kustel and Winters Mill, L - M Feedlot, Landolf Ranch, Lazy S Ranch, Lee and Sanders Grist Mill (historical), Letter D, Leversy Station (historical), Lindauer and Company Mill (historical), Lobdells (historical), Luva (historical), Lyon (historical), Lyon County Complex, Lyon Mill, Mason Valley Ranch, Mather (historical), McCones Foundary (historical), McConnell Spur (historical), McDonald Mill (historical), McGowan Corner, McKay (historical), McTigue Mill, Metallurgical Works, Millers (historical), Mineral Rapids Mill (historical), Missouri Flat Drift Fence, Missouri Flat Extension Fence, Monitor Mill, Morgans Ranch, Mosheimer Mill, Mountain (historical), Muriel (historical), Neck Yoke Ranch, Nevada Fish and Game Department Fish Hatchery, New Dayton Mill, New Jerusalem (historical), New Ophir Mill (historical), New York and Nevada Mill, New York House (historical), Nine Mile Drift Fence, Norman Brown Ranch, Nyes (historical), Old Dayton Mill, Old Ophir Mill (historical), Osgood and Companys Mill, Overland Mill, Parker Ranch, Pawnee (historical), Penrose (historical), Perry Buckeye Extension Fence, Perry Buckeye Fence, Phoenix Mill Number One, Phoenix Mill Number Two, Pine Grove Drift Fence and Cattle Guard, Pioneer Mill, Pioneer Quartz Companys Mill, Pleasant Grove (historical), Poli Ranch, Pollard and Trimble Mill, Pradere Ranch, Quilici Ranch, Rafter Seven Ranch, Ramsell Mill, Randall (historical), Ravenel Ranch, Red Lodge Hunting Club, Reeds Station (historical), Reservoir Mill, Rio Vista (historical), Ritter Ranch, Roach Ranch (historical), Rock Point Mill (historical), Rockland, Rocky Mountain King, Rodson Ranch, Rosaschi Ranch (historical), Rowe Ranch, Sacramento Mill, Saint Louis Companys Mill, Samuel Bucklands Campground, San Francisco Mill (historical), Santa Margarita Ranch, Santa Maria Ranch, Saroni Ranch, Scales (historical), Settlement (historical), Sheep Ranch (historical), Sherman and Company Mill, Silver City Quartz Mill, Silver Springs Marina, Simpson Ranch, Solomon and Jacobs Mill, Solomon Davis Mill, Sonoma (historical), South End Community Hall, Spring Valley Mill, Sprouls Mill (historical), Spur A (historical), Stead and Hunt Mill, Steen Ranch, Stockton Station (historical), Strosnider Ranch, Succor Mill, Succor Mill (historical), Sullivan Mill, Sulphur Spring (historical), Summit Station (historical), Sutro Mill, Swansea Mill, Sweetapples Mill, Sweetwater Guard Station (historical), Sweetwater Ranch, Thompson Smelter, Trench Mill, Trimble Mill, Tugela (historical), Union Mill, Washington (historical), Washout, Webster Summit Drift Fence, Weeks Toll Ranch, Well (historical), Weston and Company Mills (historical), Wheeler Flat Drift Fence, Wheelers (historical), Wiley Ranch (historical), Wileys Station (historical), Williams Ranch (historical), Wilson (historical), Wilson Canyon Picnic Area, Wilson Ranch, Woodworth Mill (historical), Wye (historical), Yerington Station (historical)

  Military     show all on map

Old Fort Churchill (historical), Stone Fort (historical)

  Mines     show all on map

Alhambra Mine, Amazon Mine, B H and V Mine, Big Crystal Mine, Black Diamond Mine, Blue Jay Mine, Bluestone Mine, Buckeye Mine, Cambridge Mine, Casting Mine, Cherokee Shaft, Christianson Shaft, Como Mines, Copper Ridge Mine, Cowboy Mine, Dana Mine, Daney Mine, Daney Shaft, Dayton Iron Mine, Dayton Mine, Dayton Placer Mine, Donovan Property Mine, Douglas Hill Mine, Dyke Adit, Eldorado Canyon Quarry, Emma Nevada Mine, Eureka Canyon Quarry, Flora Temple Mine, Florida Shaft, Gold Dyke Mine, Gordon Mine, Guild Placer Mines, Guild-Bovard Mine, Gypsum Mine, Haywood Mine, Hercules Mine, Homestake Mine, Hulley-Logan Mine, Jackpot Mine, Jackrabbit Mine, Jupiter Mine, Kossuth Mine, Lager Beer Mine, Lewis Coal Mine, Ludwig Mine, Malachite Mine, Martha Washington Shaft, Mason Valley Mine, May Day Mine, May Queen Mine, McArthur Mine, McConnell Mine, Milwaukee Mine, Mohawk Mine, Montana-Yerington Mine, Montezuma Mine, Mound House Mine, Native Copper Mine, Negro Ravine Mine, Neilson Mine, Nevada Denver Mine, Nevada Douglas Copper Mines, Nevada-Empire Mine, Oest Mine, Pear Tree Mine, Pearl Harbor Mine, Pedroli Mine, Pony Meadows Mine, Red Canyon Mine, Reno-Yerington Mine, Rickey Mine, Rockland Mines, Rosetta Mine, Ruth Mine, Santiago Mine, Silver Hill Mine, Silver King Mine, Smith Valley Mine, Spearhead Mine, Stone Cabin Mine, Talapoosa Mines, Thanksgiving Mine, Vulcano Mine, Wabuska Quarry, Webster Mine, Western Mine, Western Nevada Mine, Wheeler Mine, Whitman Coal Mines (historical), Wilson Mines, Yerington Mine

  Parks     show all on map

Artesia Lake State Wildlife Management Area, Dayton State Park, Fernley Out-of-Town Park, Fernley Wildlife Management Area, Fort Churchill Historic State Monument, Lahontan State Recreation Area, Mason Valley Wildlife Management Area, Pony Bob Haslam Group Use Area

  Plains     show all on map

Carson Plains, Ten Mile Desert, Twelve Mile Desert

  Populated Places     show all on map

Apache, Argo, Artesia (historical), Bucklands Station (historical), Cambridge (historical), Carson Rapids City, Churchill, Como, Darwin, Davis Station, Dayton, Elbow Stage Station (historical), Eureka (historical), Fernley, Greenville, Hoye (historical), Hudson (historical), Johntown (historical), Ludwig (historical), Lux, Manseaus Half-Way House, Marshland (historical), Mason, Mound House, Nevada Station (historical), Nordyke, Palmyra (historical), Pine Grove, Ramsey (historical), Ramsey Station, Silver City, Silver Springs, Simpson, Smith, Stagecoach, Stone Cabin (historical), Sulfur, Sutro, Sweetwater (historical), Talapoosa, Thompson (historical), Tippecanoe (historical), Twin Flat, Wabuska, Walker River (historical), Weed Heights, Weeks (historical), Wellington, Wellington Springs, Wichman, Yerington

  Post Offices     show all on map

Artesia Post Office (historical), Cambridge Post Office, Como Post Office, Dayton Post Office, Elbow Post Office (historical), Fernley Post Office, Fort Churchill Post Office (historical), Hudson Post Office (historical), Ludwig Post Office (historical), Marshland Post Office (historical), Mason Post Office (historical), Mineral Rapids Post Office (historical), Mound House Post Office (historical), Nordyke Post Office (historical), Palmyra Post Office (historical), Pine Grove Post Office (historical), Ramsey Post Office (historical), Rockland Mine Post Office (historical), Rockland Post Office (historical), Silver City Post Office, Silver Springs Post Office, Simpson Post Office (historical), Smith Post Office, Sutro Post Office (historical), Sweetwater Post Office (historical), Thompson Post Office (historical), Tippecanoe Post Office (historical), Wabuska Post Office (historical), Washington Post Office (historical), Weed Heights Post Office (historical), Weeks Post Office (historical), Wellington Post Office, Wichman Post Office (historical), Yerington Post Office

  Ranges     show all on map

Cambridge Hills, Desert Creek Mountains, Desert Mountains, Fernley Hills, Gray Hills, Pine Grove Hills, Singatse Range, Virginia Range

  Reservoirs     show all on map

Buck Brush Storage Tank, Eldorado Canyon Reservoir, Fernley Reservoir Number One, Fernley Reservoir Number Three, Fort Churchill Cooling Ponds, Lahontan Reservoir, Nuti Reservoir, Perrin Reservoir

  Ridges     show all on map

Fourmile Hill

  Schools     show all on map

Barrett School (historical), Cottonwood Elementary School, Dayton Elementary School, Dayton High School, Dayton Intermediate School, East Walker School (historical), Faith Baptist Academy, Fernley Elementary School, Fernley High School, Fernley Intermediate School, Rite of Passage High School, Sanders School (historical), Silver Springs Elementary School, Silver Stage High School, Silver Stage Middle School, Smith Valley Elementary School, Smith Valley High School, Stagecoach Christian Academy, Sutro Elementary School, Western Nevada Regional Youth Center, Yerington Elementary school, Yerington High School, Yerington Intermediate School

  Slopes     show all on map

Dead Ox Pitch

  Springs     show all on map

Barton Springs, Beechers Spring, Black Point Spring, Buck Brush Spring, Bull Spring, Churchill Canyon Spring, Churchill Spring, Churchill Station Spring, Corral Spring, Cottonwood Spring, Dead Ox Spring, Delphi Springs, Dickey Spring, Garden Canyon Spring, Gulch Spring, Hazlett Spring, Horse Spring, Long Doctor Spring, Mickey Canyon Spring, Mitchell Spring, Nevada Hot Springs, O'Banion Spring, Paralde Spring, Patua Hot Springs, Pete Spring, Pine Grove Spring, Rattlesnake Spring, Rock Blind Spring, Ruby Springs, Rye Grass Spring, Sand Canyon Spring, Scotts Spring, Stone Spring, Taylor Spring, Twin Springs, Wabuska Hot Springs, Webster Summit Spring, Webster Water Hole, Wedertz Spring, Wellington Spring, Whitman Spring, Wilson Hot Spring

  Streams     show all on map

American Flat Wash, Desert Creek, East Walker River, Fourmile Hill Creek, Gold Creek, Green Creek, Perazzo Slough, Perk Slough, Rattlesnake Creek, Rough Creek, Sage Hen Creek, Sheep Creek, South Fork Cottonwood Creek, Sweetwater Creek, West Walker River

  Summits     show all on map

Bald Mountain, Basalt Hill, Basalt Mesa, Black Mountain, Black Mountain, Black Peak, Blackrock, Carson Hill, Churchill Butte, Churchill Peak, Cleaver Peak, Desert Creek Peak, East Sister, Grizzly Hill, Henry Hill, Kate Peak, Luhr Hill, Lyon Peak, Mason Butte, McLeod Hill, Middle Sister, Mount Etna, Mount Wilson, Mountain of Hieroglyphics, Newhouse Peak, Painted Mesa, Parker Butte, Rawe Peak, Round Mountain, Shamrock Hill, Singatse Peak, Sugarloaf, Table Mountain, Valley Point, Wishart Hill

  Towers     show all on map

KDXA-AM (Virginia City), KDXA-AM (Virginia City), KKNK-AM (Carson City)

  Trails     show all on map

California Emigrant Trail, Overland Stage Route, Sonora Route

  Tunnels     show all on map

Boyle Tunnel

  Valleys     show all on map

Adrian Valley, Amazon Gulch, American Ravine, Bull Canyon, Campbell Valley, Churchill Canyon, Cottonwood Canyon, Dalzell Canyon, Daney Canyon, Dead Ox Canyon, Eldorado Canyon, Eureka Canyon, Ferris Canyon, Garden Canyon, Gold Canyon, Hackett Canyon, Halsey Canyon, Illinois Canyon, Lapon Canyon, Lenihan Canyon, Little Smith Valley, Long Valley, Masonic Gulch, McConnell Canyon, Mickey Canyon, Mill Canyon, Mineral Canyon, Negro Ravine, Nye Canyon, O'Banion Canyon, Pine Grove Canyon, Pumpkin Hollow, Quaking Asp Canyon, Ramsey Canyon, Rockland Canyon, Sand Canyon, Sand Canyon, Santiago Canyon, Scotts Canyon, Silverado Canyon, Spring Valley, The Canyon, Western Nevada Canyon, Wichman Canyon, Wild Horse Canyon, Wilson Canyon

  Wells     show all on map

Ambassador Well, Casey Well, Cattmans Well (historical), Churchill Canyon Well, Farias Well, Hendricks Well, Hooten Well, Hot Well, Hudson Well, Julian Well, Lahontan Well, Missouri Flat Well, Old Stockton Well, Pony Express Well, Reservation Well, Sage Flat Well, Sage Flat Well, Sario Well, Stockton Flat Well,

Lyon County, Nevada Population By Race (2012 estimate)

WhiteLyon County White population 46,34346,342  
MixedLyon County Mixed population 1,6921,691
American IndianLyon County American Indian population 1,5891,589
AsianLyon County Asian population 769768
BlackLyon County Black population 718717
Hawaiian & Pacific IslanderLyon County Hawaiian & Pacific Islander population 154153

Additional population tables :
State population table
Nevada population by county