County Information


Esmeralda County does not provide mugshot images.

Some of the cities, towns, and places in Esmeralda County are Alkali, Arlemont, Blair, Blair Junction, Coaldale, Columbus, Dyer, Fish Lake Nevada, Gilbert, Gold Point, Goldfield, Lida, McLeans, Millers, Palmetto, Silver Peak

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Esmeralda County is a county in the southwestern portion of the U.S. state of Nevada. As of the 2020 census, the population was 729, making it the least populous county in Nevada. Esmeralda County does not have any incorporated communities. Its county seat is the town of Goldfield.Its 2000 census population density of 0.2706 inhabitants per square mile (0.1045/km2) was the second-lowest of any county in the contiguous United States (above Loving County, Texas). Its school district does not have a high school, so students in grades 9–12 go to school in Tonopah, in the Nye County School District. Most residents live in Goldfield or in the town of Dyer in Fish Lake Valley, near the California border. Esmeralda is the only Nevada county in the Los Angeles TV market (or any California market) as defined by The Nielsen Corporation.