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Nye County, Nevada


Gateway to Death Valley

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History & History-related items

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Chamber of Commerce.


Statistics & Facts

The Nevada state capital is Carson City.
The population of Beatty is approximately 1,173 (2000), 1010 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 545 (2000), 508 (2010).
The amount of land area in Beatty is 454.969 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from Beatty to Washington DC is 2255 miles.
The distance to the Nevada state capital is 229 miles. (as the crow flies)
Beatty is positioned 36.94 degrees north of the equator and 116.70 degrees west of the prime meridian.
Beatty elevation is 3,308 feet above sea level.
Beatty average annual rainfall is 5 inches per year
Beatty average temperature is 60.5 degrees F.
The average low temperature is 44.0 degrees F.
The average high temperature is 76.9 degrees F.


115 miles North/West of Las Vegas via HIghway 95, in the center of the Oasis Valley in Nye County. It is just six miles from the California border.

Here is a map page for Beatty.
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typical of a desert area. There are hot summers and cool winters. Though the summers are hot, it is not as hot as nearby Death Valley.
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History & History Related Items

Beatty is the last remaining town in what was known as the Bullfrog Mining District. A nearby famous ghost town is Return to Index


Beatty is near the entrance to Death Valley National Park, welcoming thousands of tourists each year. The Beatty Airport is located two miles south of town. Its runway is currently 6,500' with a paved surface.

See these Photos of the area.

Beatty Museum and Historical Society
417 Main St.
Beatty, Nevada 89003
Phone: 775-553-2303

The Great Middle Ordovician mudmound/bioherm
Ordovician Fossils

Baily's Hot Springs
About six miles from Beatty, this hot spring has water temperature of about 104 degrees F., the springs are open year-round

Amargosa Dunes
These huge hills of sand are southwest of Beatty. They are open to the public for hiking, off-road driving, and picnicking, but ATV's or dune buggies are the only vehicles allowed.
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Beatty City Government

Beatty Town Office
Phone: 775-553-2050

The local governing board is the Beatty Town Advisory Board, which is a subdivision of the Nye County Commissioners.

Beatty Economic Development Corporation

EDEN - Economic Development Authority - Esmerelda and Nye Counties
PO Box 153
Tonopah, Nevada 89049
Phone: 775-482-8139
Fax: 775-482-7389

Beatty Chamber

Beatty Chamber of Commerce
119 E. Main
PO Box 956
Beatty, Nevada 89003
Phone: 775-533-2424

Beatty Organizations

Beatty Chamber of Commerce
119 E. Main
PO Box 956
Beatty, Nevada 89003
Phone: 775-533-2424
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The population of Beatty was:
1990 - 1,623
2000 - 1,173

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