Washoe County, Nevada

county in Nevada, United States

Washoe County is a county in the U.S. state of Nevada. As of the 2020 census, the population was 486,492,[1] making it Nevada's second-most populous county. The county seat is Reno.[2]

Washoe County
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; 162 years ago (1861-11-25)
Named forWashoe people
Largest cityReno
 • Total6,542 sq mi (16,940 km2)
 • Land6,302 sq mi (16,320 km2)
 • Water240 sq mi (600 km2)  3.7%
 • Total486,492
 • Density74/sq mi (29/km2)
Time zoneUTC−8 (Pacific)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−7 (PDT)

References change

  1. 1.0 1.1 "QuickFacts: Washoe County, Nevada". U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved August 1, 2023.
  2. "County Explorer". National Association of Counties. Retrieved 2011-06-07.

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