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List of Nevada counties
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List of Nevada counties

Nevada has 16 counties and one independent city:

  1. Churchill County one of the original 9 counties formed in 1861.
  2. Clark County formed in 1908 from Lincoln county.
  3. Douglas County one of the original 9 counties formed in 1861.
  4. Elko County formed in 1869 from part of Lander county.
  5. Esmeralda County one of the original 9 counties formed in 1861.
  6. Eureka County formed in 1873 from part of Lander county.
  7. Humboldt County one of the original 9 counties formed in 1861.
  8. Lander County formed in 1862 from parts of Churchill and Humboldt counties.
  9. Lincoln County formed in 1866 from parts of Nye county and territory ceded by Arizona.
  10. Lyon County one of the original 9 counties formed in 1861.
  11. Mineral County created in 1911 from part of Esmeralda county.
  12. Nye County formed in 1864 from part of Esmeralda county.
  13. Pershing County formed in 1919 from part of Humboldt county.
  14. Storey County one of the original 9 counties formed in 1861.
  15. Washoe County one of the original 9 counties formed in 1861.
  16. White Pine County formed in 1869 from part of Lander county.

Defunct counties:

Bullfrog County, Nevada formed in 1987 from part of Nye county. Abolished in 1989.
Lake County, Nevada one of the original 9 counties formed in 1861. Renamed Roop county in 1862. Annexed in 1883 to Washoe county.
Ormsby County, Nevada one of the original 9 counties formed in 1861.

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