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Battle Mountain, NV 89820


P.O. Box 333
Battle Mountain, NV 89820
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Battle Mountain is on Interstate 80, 218 miles east of Reno and 70 miles west of Elko. We're 90 miles north of Austin and US 50 via Nevada Highway 305.

Battle Mountain is in the center of Nevada's thriving mining economy which means growth, employment and income levels that are some of the best in Nevada. Agriculture also plays a significant role in the local economy. High quality alfalfa and alfalfa seed is produced and shipped throughout the West.

Located in north-central Nevada,Lander County encompasses 5,621 square miles,Over 85 % of the county is public land managed by federal agencies,where locals and visitors alike can hike, camp,hunt and fish in a beautiful back-country landscape. With abundant sunshine and geothermal and wind-energy potential,Lander County is poised to become a clean energy hub with Interstate 80,rail line and spur with unlimited aviation and inland port potential with two 7,300-foot runways.


Centrally located along major transportation lines in central Nevada, Lander County offers:
  • Locations with redundant fiber potential
  • A motivated, cost-competitive workforce
  • Lower land and energy costs
  • Low overall cost of doing business
  • Nearby, diverse recreation opportunities
  • A small town pace and quality of life
  • A vibrant, growing region
  • A range of unique communities
  • Unique tax advantages - one of the nation's lowest tax burdens
  • A leading player in mining and natural resources production
  • A modern community infrastructure built for expansion
The State of Nevada offers a valuable package of tax advantages including the following:
  • Corporate/Business Advantages
    • Tax structure, consistent tax and business policies
    • Low cost to incorporate and business friendly environment
    • Incentive programs
  • Geographic Location and Resources
    • Proximity to large markets
    • Excellent infrastructure (transportation and logistics)
    • Abundant natural resources
  • Education, Workforce and Lifestyle
    • Collaborative education system that works with the business sector
    • Accessible and efficient workforce
Lander opportunity.

Explore Lander's opportunities and see how we can work for you at

The FIND project provides an inventory of the assets on the ground. This inventory assesses the feasibility of economic development opportunities and ranks these sites for potential developers. This rural development asset is presented through the FIND project website at Sustaining the long-term economic health of Lander County is the goal of the multi-faceted Lander County Sustainable Development Committee.

By reaching out to all walks of life in Lander County, the committee is helping to shape a new future vision with the region's residents.


Population 5,802 (2011)
Jobs 3,712 (2011)
Average Earning $68,538 (2011)
GRP $594 million (2010)
Exports $793 million (2010)
Imports $515 million (2010)