Douglas County At a Glance

Founded: November 25, 1861
Size: 738 sq. mi.
Rank: 15th out of 17
Population: 46,997 (2014)
Rank: 6th out of 17
Density: 66 sq. mi.
Rank: 4th out of 17
Largest Community: Gardnerville (5,656)
County Seat: Minden (3,001)
Highest Point: East Peak (9,591')

Known for ...
Lake Tahoe-Nevada State Park, Lake Tahoe "South Shore," Heavenly Ski Resort, (Genoa) Mormon Station State Park