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Federal Land Ownership in Nevada by County

A very useful table. From the Research Division, Legislative Counsel Bureau Policy and Program Report, April 2016

FEDERAL LAND OWNERSHIP IN NEVADA BY COUNTY
County Total Federal Acres Total Acres in County Percent Federal
Carson City 56,290 100,601 56
Churchill 2,704,193 3,216,476 84.1
Clark 4,532,961 5,178,240 87.5
Douglas 249,594 472,673 52.8
Elko 8,102,283 10,959,010 73.9
Esmeralda 2,233,727 2,294,915 97.3
Eureka 2,109,480 2,674,061 78.9
Humboldt 5,090,943 6,211,913 82
Lander 2,985,871 3,525,761 84.7
Lincoln 6,659,056 6,804,678 97.9
Lyon 935,673 1,295,358 72.2
Mineral 2,303,172 2,440,233 94.4
Nye 11,373,325 11,640,101 97.7
Pershing 2,937,154 3,880,754 75.7
Storey 15,978 168,683 9.5
Washoe 3,301,765 4,188,232 78.8
White Pine 5,438,353 5,695,863 95.5
NEVADA 61,029,817 71,082,466 85.9

Source: BLM, Nevada State Office, December 2015.

https://www.leg.state.nv.us/Division/Research/Publications/PandPReport/35-PLGNR.pdf