Place:Elko, Nevada, United States

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Elko County is a county located in the U.S. state of Nevada. As of the 2010 census, the population was 48,818. Its county seat is Elko. The county was established on March 5, 1869, from Lander County. Elko County is the fourth-largest county in the contiguous United States, ranking lower when the boroughs of Alaska are included. It is also of area.

Elko County is part of the Elko micropolitan area.

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History

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Elko County was established in 1869 from Lander County; the name was taken from the name of the county seat, Elko.

Timeline

Date Event Source
1869 County formed Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1869 Court records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1869 Land records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1869 Marriage records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1869 Probate records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1870 First census Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1880 No significant boundary changes after this year Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1887 Birth records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources

Population History

source: Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
Census Year Population
1870 3,447
1880 5,716
1890 4,794
1900 5,688
1910 8,133
1920 8,083
1930 9,960
1940 10,912
1950 11,654
1960 12,011
1970 13,958
1980 17,269
1990 33,530

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External links

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