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Yerington, Nevada

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Welcome to Yerington ...

The city of Yerington is located in Lyon County<1> and is the County Seat for Lyon County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Yerington has a population of 3,241 people<2> (see below for details).

Yerington is 4,380 feet [1,335 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the altitude of Yerington is about ¾ mile [or ~1¼ km] above sea level.

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

Yerington is located in the (775) area code.

The ZIP code for Yerington: 89447<4>

Websites for Yerington ...

Official Website:

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Yerington had an population of 3,241 people. This is an increase of 6.33% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 12.42% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Yerington had a population of 3,048 people (which is 5.86% of the total population of Lyon County). This makes Yerington the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Yerington represents 0.11% of the total population of Nevada (which has 2,700,551 people), making it the state's 15th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 3,048 people, the population of Yerington increased 5.72% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 2,883 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Yerington.

Communities near Yerington ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Yerington.

  • Wabuska [Lyon County]
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    • Wabuska [Lyon County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the north of Yerington
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  • Smith [Lyon County]
  • Copper Run [Mineral County] - Historic
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    • Copper Run [Mineral County] was located 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southeast of Yerington
  • Schurz [Mineral County]
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    • Wellington [Lyon County]
    • Davis Station [Lyon County] - Historic
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Davis Station have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Davis Station [Lyon County] was located 20 miles [32.2 km]<5> to the north of Yerington
    • Fort Churchill [Lyon County] - Historic
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      • Fort Churchill [Lyon County] was located 21 miles [33.8 km]<5> to the north of Yerington
    • Dayton [Lyon County]
    • Stagecoach [Lyon County]
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      • Stagecoach [Lyon County] lies 28 miles [45.1 km]<5> to the northwest of Yerington
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    • Topaz Lake [Douglas County]
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      • Topaz Lake [Douglas County] lies 28 miles [45.1 km]<5> to the southwest of Yerington
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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 Yerington. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Yerington.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Yerington. 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 Yerington.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Yerington. Our list includes 5 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Yerington.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Yerington ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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The official website for Lyon County:

The official website for State of Nevada:

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Nevada's counties, including Lyon, 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 Yerington.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Yerington - 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 Yerington). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Yerington 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' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Yerington) 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 Yerington. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Yerington

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Yerington. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.9890, Longitude: -119.1632    
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<7>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.






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