Fernley, Nevada

related topics
{area, community, home}
{household, population, female}
{island, water, area}
{utc_offset, utc_offset_dst, timezone}
{build, building, house}
{city, population, household}
{company, market, business}
{town, population, incorporate}
{water, park, boat}

Coordinates: 39°35′55″N 119°12′54″W / 39.59861°N 119.215°W / 39.59861; -119.215 Fernley is a city in Lyon County, Nevada, United States, within Reno-Sparks-Lake Tahoe metropolitan. The city incorporated in 2001, including land in Washoe County;[1] prior to that it was a census-designated place (CDP). The population of the CDP was 8,543 at the 2000 census; the city itself had an estimated population of 12,673 in 2007, almost all of whom lived in Lyon County.[2]



Fernley is located at the intersection of Interstate 80, U.S. Route 50 Alternate, and US 95A. Although it originally spanned the Lyon/Washoe County line, a county boundary change in 2005 left it entirely in Lyon County.[1]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP had a total area of 35.4 sq mi (92 km2), all land.


Fernley's climate is typical of high desert environments. The winter may bring cold temperatures and some snow, but nothing extreme is normally experienced. Summers are generally hot and very dry. Fernley's average annual rainfall is 5 inches (130 mm) per year.


As of the census[3] of 2000, there were 8,543 people, 3,151 households, and 2,366 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 241.2 people per square mile (93.2/km²). There were 3,432 housing units at an average density of 96.9/sq mi (37.4/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 87.11% White, 1.00% African American, 1.53% Native American, 0.68% Asian, 0.20% Pacific Islander, 3.59% from other races, and 0.43% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 13.87% of the population.

Full article ▸

related documents
Crozet, Virginia
Edgewood, New Mexico
Howard, Wisconsin
South Windsor, Connecticut
Beach Haven West, New Jersey
White Marsh, Maryland
Great Neck, New York
Glencoe, Illinois
Oak Forest, Illinois
Arlington Heights, Illinois
Grosse Pointe Park, Michigan
Longboat Key, Florida
San Ramon, California
Brentwood, Tennessee
Glenview, Cook County, Illinois
Berwyn, Illinois
Dunwoody, Georgia
Celebration, Florida
Fresno, Texas
The Woodlands, Texas
Deerfield, Illinois
Ocean Acres, New Jersey
Manhattan Beach, California
Dale City, Virginia
Cedar Grove, New Jersey
Flower Mound, Texas
Waldorf, Maryland
Cary, North Carolina
Bolingbrook, Illinois
Enfield, Connecticut