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Welcome to West Wendover ...

The city of West Wendover is located in Elko County<1>.

A typical abbreviation for West Wendover: W. Wendover

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, West Wendover has a population of 4,273 people<2> (see below for details).

West Wendover is 4,520 feet [1,378 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the altitude of West Wendover is about ¾ mile [or ~1½ km] above sea level.

Time Zone: West Wendover lies in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time

West Wendover lies within the (775) area code.

The ZIP code for West Wendover: 89883<4>

Websites for West Wendover ...

Official Website: www.westwendovercity.com/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, West Wendover had an population of 4,273 people. This is a decrease of 3.11% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 9.49% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, West Wendover had a population of 4,410 people (or 9.03% of the total population of Elko County). This makes West Wendover the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of West Wendover represents 0.16% of the population of Nevada (which has 2,700,551 people), making it the state's 13th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 4,410 people, the population of West Wendover decreased 6.59% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 4,721 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for West Wendover.

Communities Also Named West Wendover ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named West Wendover - it's located in Utah.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for West Wendover.

Communities near West Wendover ...

We have created a list of 9 communities that are near West Wendover.

  • Blair [Tooele County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Blair
    • Blair [Tooele County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the east of West Wendover
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Blair
  • Salduro [Tooele County] - Historic
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Salduro
    • Salduro [Tooele County] was located 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the east of West Wendover
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Salduro have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
  • Shafter [Elko County] - Historic
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Shafter
    • Shafter [Elko County] was located 20 miles [32.2 km]<5> to the northwest of West Wendover
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Shafter have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
  • Arinosa [Tooele County] - Historic
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Arinosa
    • Arinosa [Tooele County] was located 21 miles [33.8 km]<5> to the east of West Wendover
  • Continue List   (5 more) ...
    • Hogan [Elko County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hogan
      • Hogan [Elko County] was located 27 miles [43.5 km]<5> to the west of West Wendover
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hogan have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Hogan has also been known as:
      • Hogen
    • Oasis [Elko County]
    • Spruce [Elko County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Spruce
      • Spruce [Elko County] was located 30 miles [48.3 km]<5> to the west of West Wendover
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Spruce have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Barro [Tooele County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Barro
      • Barro [Tooele County] lies 30 miles [48.3 km]<5> to the east of West Wendover
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Barro
    • Montello [Elko County]

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We're compiling a list of cemeteries that are in the area around West Wendover. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for West Wendover.

We have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around West Wendover. See our Newspapers Page for West Wendover.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for West Wendover ...

Looking for more information about West Wendover? 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 West Wendover, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for West Wendover.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for West Wendover: www.westwendovercity.com/

The official website for Elko County: www.elkocountynv.net/

The official website for State of Nevada: nv.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Nevada's counties, including Elko, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for West Wendover.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around West Wendover - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as West Wendover). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether West Wendover or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- West Wendover) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for West Wendover. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from West Wendover

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in West Wendover. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.7361, Longitude: -114.0752    
<6>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<7>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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