Humboldt County, Nevada

county in Nevada, United States

Humboldt County is a county in the state of Nevada in the United States. In 2010, 16,528 people lived there.[1] The county seat is Winnemucca.[2]

Humboldt County
Humboldt County
Humboldt County Courthouse in Winnemucca
Humboldt County Courthouse in Winnemucca
Map of Nevada highlighting Humboldt County
Location within the U.S. state of Nevada
Map of the United States highlighting Nevada
Nevada's location within the U.S.
Coordinates: 41°25′N 118°07′W / 41.41°N 118.12°W / 41.41; -118.12
Country United States
State Nevada
Named forHumboldt River
Largest cityWinnemucca
 • Total9,658 sq mi (25,010 km2)
 • Land9,641 sq mi (24,970 km2)
 • Water17 sq mi (40 km2)  0.2%%
 • Estimate 
 • Density1.7/sq mi (0.7/km2)
Time zoneUTC−8 (Pacific)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−7 (PDT)
Congressional district2nd


  1. "State & County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on February 25, 2016. Retrieved August 5, 2014.
  2. "County Explorer". National Association of Counties. Retrieved June 7, 2011.