Economic Development

Esmeralda County

Business Overview | Demographics | EDA | Labor | Location/Market Access | Quality of Life | Utilities

Esmeralda County is located halfway between Reno and Las Vegas, is the home to many mining communities and ghost towns. Surrounded by rugged mountain wilderness, vast open basins and rich mines. Esmeralda County offers a variety of spectacular scenery, a comfortable lifestyle and an excellent business climate. Goldfield, the principal city of Esmeralda County, is in fact a gold field of opportunity for businesses.

Esmeralda County is an excellent place to do business because of its unlimited rural expanses and outstanding recreational opportunities, attractive, moderate cost of living, mild climate, excellent location and transportation network, quality schools and educational environment, favorable, pro-business tax structure, and ample industrial and residential land.

Goldfield is located 186 miles north of Las Vegas and 265 miles south of Reno on U.S. Highway 95. It is approximately 26 miles south of Tonopah. To the west, Esmeralda County borders the state of California.