About Yerington, Nevada
Coordinates: 38°59?7?N 119°9?55?W? / ?38.98528°N 119.16528°W? / 38.98528; -119.16528 Yerington is a city in Lyon County, located in western Nevada, USA. The population was 2,883 at the 2000 census. It is named after Henry M. Yerington, Superintendent of the Virginia and Truckee Railroad from 1868 to 1910. It is the county seat of Lyon County.