City of Carlin

Quick Facts

  • Population: 3,000
  • Elevation: 4,950
  • Square miles: 9
  • First settled in 1868
  • Established December 4, 1886
  • Gateway to the gold mines
  • Named for Civil War general William Passmore Carlin

Quick Links

City of Carlin

Northeastern Nevada Regional Hospital

Great Basin College

Elko Regional Airport

Elko Area Chamber of Commerce

Known for its top-producing gold mines and limitless recreational opportunities, Carlin is the perfect merger of business-friendly and family-friendly. Interested in building your transportation or manufacturing business? We have the infrastructure, access and workforce you need.

Northeastern Nevada is the 4th largest gold producing region in the world, and Carlin is the gateway to the world’s largest gold mines.

Carlin also offers a wealth of available and affordable sites, and a business-friendly city government.

From rock hounding to hunting and from hiking to dirt biking, Carlin is just minutes from some of the best recreation in Nevada. Trace the trail of Carlin’s first emigrants, explore rare geological formations in Carlin Canyon or picnic and fish at the Chinese Garden Nature Study.

  • Located on Interstate 80
  • City Owned Industrial Park
  • Rail
  • 20 miles west of Elko

Served by the following utilities:

  • Wells Rural Electric
  • Southwest Gas
  • City of Carlin Municipal Utilities
  • Elko Sanitation
  • Frontier Communications

Existing industries

  • Mining
  • Ranching
  • Transportation

Video Tour of Carlin

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