City of West Wendover

Quick Facts

  • Population: 4,500
  • Elevation: 4.462
  • Square miles: 7.32
  • Home to Historic Wendover Field: The largest military base, bombing/gunnery range in WWII including the famed 509th Composite Group of the Atomic Manhattan Project
  • First Intercontinental telephone line connection
  • Home to World Land Speed records
  • Home to “Wendover Will.” Largest mechanical neon Cowboy
  • Incorporated: July 1, 1991

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City of West Wendover

Wendover Airport

Peppermill Concert Hall

Great Basin College

Northeastern Nevada Regional Hospital

Nestled against the Nevada-Utah border, West Wendover is a thriving tourism destination—hosting as many as 30,000 visitors each week. Looking for stability, low taxes and easy access to the western United States? You’ve come to the right place.

A 35-acre industrial park at the crossroads of I-80 and US-93A and adjacent to the Union Pacific Railroad, West Wendover’s city-owned industrial park project (phase 1) offers a variety of low cost parcels for warehousing, transportation and more.

A business-friendly community. Enjoy living in one of the lowest taxed states in the nation. Plus, you may be eligible for state incentives—like personal property tax abatement and workforce training programs.

  • Located on Interstate 80, on the Utah/Nevada border
  • City Owned Industrial Park
  • Airport-non-commercial with charter airline, hangars and hangar rentals, pilot supplies, GPU/Power carts, Passenger terminal/lounge, TSA, fuel (100 LL and Jet A), and historic Wendover Airfield Museum
  • 107 miles east of Elko

Served by the following utilities:

  • Wells Rural Electric
  • Wendover Gas Company
  • City of West Wendover Municipal Utilities
  • Frontier Communications
  • CentraCom

Existing industries

  • Mining
  • Tourism
  • Ranching
  • Agriculture

Video Tour of West Wendover

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