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The population of Fallon is approximately 6,438 (1990), 8606 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 2,763 (1990), 3515 (2010).

The amount of land area in Fallon is 6.777 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from Fallon to Washington DC is 2369 miles. The distance to the Nevada state capital is 59 miles. (as the crow flies)
Fallon is positioned 39.47 degrees north of the equator and 118.77 degrees west of the prime meridian.

Fallon elevation is 3,965 feet above sea level.
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Fallon location: about 63 miles east of Reno on historic Highway 50

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The climate for Fallon is temperate and typical of a high desert area.

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Fallon history:

Fallon developed as a town on the California Emigrant Trail and, later, the Overland Road. After the completion of the federal Newlands Project and Lahontan Dam, it became a vital agricultural community. It is now home to the Fallon Naval Air Station and the Top Gun fighter school.
The incorporation date of Fallon: 1908

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Fallon attractions:

1050 S. Maine Street
Fallon, Nevada
Phone: 702-423-3677
On I-80 exit 48 at Fernley. Follow highway 50 to Fallon, turn right on Maine Street. Learn the history of Lahontan Valley by viewing exhibits on early pioneers and Native Americans. Admission is free. Open daily April - December, closed Thursdays January - March.

Sand Mountain
about 25 miles east of Fallon.

Lake Lahonton
Lahontan State Recreation Area
The reservoir is over 17 miles long and has over 70 miles of shoreline.

Hidden Cave
Guided tours only
Limited days and hours. Please call ahead for details
Phone: 775-423-3677

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