Churchill County At a Glance

Founded: November 4, 1861
Size: 5,023 sq. mi.
Rank: 10th out of 17
Population: 24,877 (2014)
Rank: 8th out of 17
Density: 5 sq. mi.
Rank: 7th out of 17
Largest Community: Fallon (8,606)
County Seat: Fallon (8,606)
Highest Point: Desatoya Peak (9,978')

Known for ...
Pony Express Trail, Lahontan Reservoir State Recreation Area, Sand Mountain Recreation Area, Stillwater Wildlife Refuge, "Hearts O' Gold" Cantaloupe Festival