Living in Elko County

Imagine yourself against a backdrop of high desert and mountain vistas—with warm summers and snowy winter holidays. Rich in both beauty and cultural resources, Elko County is a peaceful, friendly place to live. Learn more about the climate, cultural resources and recreation that balance out business with life.

Elko County Overview

Enjoy the perfect merger of small town charm, business-friendly community and easy access
to major metros. Learn more.


Low housing costs, meet beautiful desert views. Learn more.


Find out where your kids will spend their days—and where you can continue to learn or work toward
an advanced degree. Learn more.

Attractions & Culture

From the Western Folklife Center to Sherman Station, rich cultural and historic sites and museums are ready to explore. Plus, we’re halfway between Salt Lake City and Reno, making it easy to take a day trip to the city. Learn more.

Cost of Living

Take advantage of no personal property taxes, affordable housing and more. Learn more.


From the Northeastern Nevada Regional Hospital to Elko Clinic, we’ve got your family covered. Learn more.


Enjoy snowy winter holidays and hot, dry summers. Learn more.


Already well below the national average, our crime rates have been dropping for years. Learn more.

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