Tonopah, Nevada

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Tonopah, Nevada
View of central Tonopah from the south
View of central Tonopah from the south
Nickname(s): 
Queen of the Silver Camps[1]
Motto(s): 
Visit Today & Mine Away
Tonopah, Nevada, is located in the Tonopah Basin near the Nye County border.
Tonopah, Nevada, is located in the Tonopah Basin near the Nye County border.
Tonopah is located in Nevada
Tonopah
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Location of Tonopah in Nevada and the US
Tonopah is located in the United States
Tonopah
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Tonopah (the United States)
Coordinates: 38°4′2″N 117°13′48″W / 38.06722°N 117.23000°W / 38.06722; -117.23000Coordinates: 38°4′2″N 117°13′48″W / 38.06722°N 117.23000°W / 38.06722; -117.23000[2]
Country United States
State Nevada
CountyNye County
Founded1900; 121 years ago (1900)
Named forShoshoni language
Government
 • SenateScott Hammond (R)
 • AssemblyGregory Hafen II (R)
 • U.S. CongressSteven Horsford (D)
Area
 • Total16.2 sq mi (42.0 km2)
 • Land16.2 sq mi (42.0 km2)
 • Water0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation
6,047 ft (1,843 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total2,478
 • Density162.1/sq mi (62.6/km2)
Time zoneUTC−8 (PST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−7 (PDT)
ZIP code
89049
Area code(s)775
FIPS code32-73600
GNIS feature ID0845985
Websitehttp://www.tonopahnevada.com/
Reference no.15

Tonopah (/ˈtnəˌpɑː/ TOHN-ə-pah) is an unincorporated town[3] in and the county seat of Nye County, Nevada, United States.[4] In the 2010 census, the population was 2,478.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Tonopah..."Queen of the Silver Camps", few places tell the story of Nevada's mining past better!". tonopahnevada.com. Retrieved 11 July 2017.
  2. "Tonopah". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2016-08-10.
  3. "Nye County Code - Section 22.02.010: Formation of Town". Sterling Codifiers. Retrieved 2017-01-29.
  4. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Archived from the original on 2011-05-31. Retrieved 2011-06-07.