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Welcome to Carlin ...
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Carlin has a population of 2,300 people<2> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Carlin.
The origin (or the toponymy) of Carlin: Named after General William Passmore Carlin (1829-1903); who served with the Union Army during the Civil War.
Carlin is 4,950 feet [1,509 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the altitude of Carlin is about 1 mile [or 1½ km] above sea level.
Time Zone: Carlin lies in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT) and observes daylight saving time
Carlin is located in the (775) area code.
The ZIP code for Carlin: 89822<4>
Websites for Carlin ...
Official Website: www.explorecarlinnv.com/
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Carlin had an population of 2,300 people. This is a decrease of 2.87% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 6.43% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Carlin had a population of 2,368 people. This makes Carlin the county's 3rd most populous community.
The population of Carlin represents 0.09% of the population of Nevada (which has 2,700,551 people), making it the state's 16th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 2,368 people, the population of Carlin increased 9.58% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 2,161 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Carlin.
Communities Also Named Carlin ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 3 communities that are also named Carlin - they are located in British Columbia, Louisiana and Quebec.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Carlin.
Communities near Carlin ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Carlin.
To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Carlin. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Carlin.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Carlin. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Carlin.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Carlin. See our Newspapers Page for Carlin.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Carlin ...
Looking for more information about Carlin? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.
In addition to the Tourism page for Carlin, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Carlin.
Adding Carlin to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Carlin in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Carlin was on a map titled George#&160;F. Cram Map of Nevada (1883).
We also found Carlin in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Carlin on our Genealogy Page.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Carlin: www.explorecarlinnv.com/
The official website for Elko County: www.elkocountynv.net/
The official website for State of Nevada: nv.gov/
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This page was last modified: 12 Sep 2022