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Nevada Counties

There are sixteen counties and one independent city in the state of Nevada. On November 25, 1861, the first Nevada Territorial Legislature established nine counties. Nevada was admitted to the Union on October 31, 1864 with eleven counties. In 1969, Ormsby County and Carson City were consolidated into a single municipal government known as Carson City.

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Pershing County, Nevada

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Pershing County is a county located in the state of Nevada. Based on the 2010 census, the population was 6,753. Its county seat is Lovelock. The county was named after army general John J. Pershing (1860-1948). It was formed from Humboldt County in 1919, and the last county to be established in Nevada.

Etymology - Origin of Pershing County Name

Named in honor of Gen. John J. Pershing, Commander in Chief of the American Expeditionary Forces in France during World War I.

Demographics:

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Pershing County History

March 18, 1919 - Named in honor of Gen. John J. Pershing, Commander in Chief of the American Expeditionary Forces in France during World War I. Seat: Lovelock, after the George Lovelock, a native of England, and his family which settled there in 1862.

Geography: Land and Water

As reported by the Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 6,068 square miles (15,715 km2), of which, 6,037 square miles (15,635 km2) of it is land and 31 square miles (80 km2) of it (0.51%) is water.

Neighboring Counties

Bordering counties are as follows:

  • Washoe County, Nevada - west
  • Humboldt County, Nevada - north
  • Lander County, Nevada - east
  • Churchill County, Nevada - south

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