About Battle Mountain, Nevada

Battle Mountain is an unincorporated community and census-designated place in Lander County, Nevada, United States. The population was 2,871 at the 2000 census. Though it has no legal status as a municipality, it still functions as the county seat of Lander County. Its primary economic base is gold mining and to a lesser extent, legalized gaming. The town is located on Interstate 80 between Winnemucca and Elko.

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Battle Mountain Facts

  • Population Total: 2871
  • Area Code: 775
  • Elevation: 4511
  • Postal Codes: 89820
  • Timezone: Pacific