Lander County At a Glance

Founded: July 5, 1861
Size: 5,519 sq. mi.
Rank: 9th out of 17
Population: 5,775 (2014)
Rank: 12th out of 17
Density: 1 sq. mi.
Rank: 13th out of 17
Largest Community: Battle Mountain (3,635)
County Seat: Battle Mountain (3,635)
Highest Point: Bunker Hill (11,473')

Known for ...
Austin Historic District, Toiyabe Range, Arc Dome Wilderness, Monitor Valley Hot Springs, Lander Blue Turquoise