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The Nevada state capital is Carson City.

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89445, 89446

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The population of Winnemucca is approximately 6,134 (1990), 7396 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 2,442 (1990), 2926 (2010).

The amount of land area in Winnemucca is 19.557 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from Winnemucca to Washington DC is 2239 miles. The distance to the Nevada state capital is 167 miles. (as the crow flies)
Winnemucca is positioned 40.96 degrees north of the equator and 117.72 degrees west of the prime meridian.

Winnemucca elevation is 4,299 feet above sea level.

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Winnemucca location: On Interstate 80 between Reno and Elko. Here is a map page for Winnemucca. Here is another map page for Winnemucca.

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History & History Related Items

Winnemucca history:

When the town was founded in 1850, it was called "Marystown" until about 1860. Then later, it was known as French Ford. It was also Centerville for a short time. Once the railroad arrived, residents began to search for a new name for their booming town. They decided to rename the town Winnemucca in honor of Chief Winnemucca, leader of the local Paiute band. See the history page for more information.

Butch Cassidy's last bank robbery in the US occurred in Winnemucca on Bridge street.

Here is a history page for Winnemucca.
The settling of Winnemucca: 1850 (approx.)
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Winnemucca attractions:

Humboldt County Fairgrounds
1000 Fairgrounds Rd
Winnemucca, NV 89445-2007

Humboldt Historical Museum
175 W Jungo Rd & Maple Ave
P.O. Box 819
Winnemucca, NV 89445
Phone: 702-623-2912

Buckaroo Hall of Fame
30 W. Winnemucca Blvd.
Winnemucca NV 89445
Phone: 775-623-2225

The Winnemucca Local Pages

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Economy & Industry

Winnemucca economy: based mainly on mining, gaming, agriculture and manufacturing
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