Washoe County, Nevada

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Washoe County
Washoe County
Washoe County Courthouse
Washoe County Courthouse
Map of Nevada highlighting Washoe County
Location within the U.S. state of Nevada
Map of the United States highlighting Nevada
Nevada's location within the U.S.
Coordinates: 40°38′N 119°41′W / 40.63°N 119.68°W / 40.63; -119.68
Country United States
State Nevada
FoundedNovember 25, 1861
Named forWashoe people
SeatReno
Largest cityReno
Area
 • Total6,542 sq mi (16,940 km2)
Population
 • Estimate 
(2017)
460,587
 • Density70/sq mi (30/km2)
Time zoneUTC−8 (Pacific)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−7 (PDT)
Congressional district2nd
Websitewashoecounty.us

Washoe County is a county in the U.S. state of Nevada. As of the 2010 census, the population was 421,407,[1] making it Nevada's second-most populous county. The county seat is Reno.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. "State & County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved September 23, 2013.
  2. "County Explorer". National Association of Counties. Retrieved 2011-06-07.

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