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Eureka County

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If you like fresh high desert air, stunning mountain views and no traffic congestion, you'll love Eureka County. Located in central Nevada, Eureka County is comprised of three towns - Eureka, Beowawe and Crescent Valley. Eureka, the county seat, is in the southern portion of the county, and Crescent Valley and Beowawe are located in the north.

Eureka County has a strong history of mining that continues to support a stable economy with large scale mining operations such as Barrick Gold Strike and Newmont Gold Company. With a population of under 1,500, the area offers an uncomplicated lifestyle and a 19th century charm.

Primarily a ranching, agricultural and mining county, Eureka County welcomes these and new industries with no existing zoning ordinances, very low property tax rates and no business licensing.

Mild temperatures, along with the surrounding mountains and the Humboldt River, make Eureka County an outdoor playground. The outdoor enthusiast will never lack for activity. Hunting, fishing, hiking, swimming and much more are all readily available.