Washoe County, Nevada

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Washoe County, Nevada
Washoe County
Washoe County Courthouse.jpg
Washoe County Courthouse
Location within Nevada
Location within Nevada
Map of the United States highlighting Nevada
Nevada's location within the U.S.
FoundedNovember 25, 1861
Named forWashoe people
Largest cityReno
 • Total6,542 sq mi (16,944 km2)
Population (est.)
 • (2017)460,587
 • Density70/sq mi (30/km2)
Congressional district2nd
Time zonePacific: UTC−8/−7

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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