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Elko County, Nevada

US county information
NameElko County
US Area
Total Area17203 sq mi (44555.8 km2)
Land Area17178 sq mi (44491 km2)
Water Area24 sq mi (62.2 km2)
Population Est.50434 (2007)
Density1/km2 (2.6/sq mi)
Time zonePacific
Time zonePacific: UTC-8/-7: -8/-7

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Elko County is a county located in the U.S. state of Nevada. As of the 2000 census, the population was 45,291. As of July 1, 2007, the population of Elko County was estimated at 50,434. Its county seat is Elko . The county was established on March 5, 1869, from Lander County. Elko County is the fourth-largest county in the contiguous United States, ranking lower when the boroughs of Alaska are included.

Elko County is part of the Elko micropolitan area.

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