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Fallon
Churchill County, Nevada

ZipCodes
89406

Motto
The Oasis of Nevada



Page Contents for Fallon, Nevada

Statistics & Facts

Location

Weather & Climate

History & History-related items

City Attractions

Government

Chamber of Commerce.

Organizations, Churches, and Sports.

Miscellany



Statistics & Facts

The Nevada state capital is Carson City.
The population of Fallon is approximately 6,438 1990, 8606 2010.
The amount of land area in Fallon is 6.777 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from Fallon to Washington DC is 2369 miles.
The distance to the Nevada state capital is 59 miles. (as the crow flies)
Fallon is positioned 39.47 degrees north of the equator and 118.77 degrees west of the prime meridian.
Fallon elevation is 3,965 feet above sea level.

Location

about 63 miles east of Reno on historic Highway 50
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Climate


temperate and typical of a high desert area.
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History & History Related Items

Fallon developed as a town on the California Emigrant Trail and, later, the Overland Road. After the completion of the federal Newlands Project and Lahontan Dam, it became a vital agricultural community. It is now home to the Fallon Naval Air Station and the Top Gun fighter school.
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The incorporation of Fallon

1908


Attractions

CHURCHILL COUNTY MUSEUM
1050 S. Maine Street
Fallon, Nevada
Phone: 702-423-3677
On I-80 exit 48 at Fernley. Follow highway 50 to Fallon, turn right on Maine Street. Learn the history of Lahontan Valley by viewing exhibits on early pioneers and Native Americans. Admission is free. Open daily April - December, closed Thursdays January - March.

Sand Mountain
about 25 miles east of Fallon.

Lake Lahonton
Lahontan State Recreation Area
The reservoir is over 17 miles long and has over 70 miles of shoreline.

Hidden Cave
Guided tours only
Limited days and hours. Please call ahead for details
Phone: 775-423-3677
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Fallon City Government

City of Fallon
55 W. Williams Avenue
Fallon, Nevada 89406
Phone: 775-423-0167

Fallon is the county seat of Churchill County.



Churchill Economic Development Authority
and Small Business Development Center
446 W. Williams Ave.
Fallon, Nevada 89406
Phone: 775-423-8587
Fax: 775-423-1759

Fallon Chamber

Greater Fallon Area Chamber of Commerce
85 N. Taylor
Fallon, VN 89406
Phone: 775-423-2544
Fax: 775-423-2544

Fallon Organizations

Greater Fallon Area Chamber of Commerce
85 N. Taylor
Fallon, VN 89406
Phone: 775-423-2544
Fax: 775-423-2544 Fallon

Miscellany

On the historic highway 50, Fallon has been known as the "Loneliest Road in America."

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