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Time Zone: Pershing County lies in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT) and observes daylight saving time.

The community of Lovelock is the Seat for Pershing County.

Pershing County was founded March 18, 1919 and was created by taking area from HumboldtCounty.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Pershing had a population of 6,286 people. This is a decrease of 6.08% since the last Census (which gave a population of 6,693 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Pershing represented 0.33% of the total population of Nevada, making it the state's 10th most populous county (out of 17 counties).

The following table shows the recent changes in population. Other than 2000, the population counts have been estimated by the Census Bureau.

Since 2000
Year-to-Year Change
20106,753+0.9%+7.43% since 2009
20096,286-6.08%-0.1% since 2008
20086,292-5.99%-1.32% since 2007
20006,693The Last Census

More information can be found on the Pershing County Census Page for Pershing County.


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<1>On a yearly basis, the US Census Bureau creates an estimate of the county's population. Keep in mind that this is an estimate and not an actual count. The last physical count was the 2000 Census and the next count will be for the 2010 Census.

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