Cities in Washoe County, Nevada by Population (2024)

There are 20 cities in Washoe County, Nevada.

Note: As defined by the US Census Bureau, a city's official boundaries often extend miles beyond the city itself and may even cross county lines. As such, several thousand US cities officially exist in two or more counties (and therefore appear on multiple counties' lists of cities.)

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City
Rank
State
2024 Population
2020 Census
Annual Change
Density (mi²)
Area (mi²)
Reno1Nevada278,226264,9811.2%2,553108.99
Sparks2Nevada110,801108,8890.43%3,03636.49
Carson City3Nevada57,81958,686-0.37%400144.53
Sun Valley4Nevada23,08121,1790.67%1,58414.57
Spanish Springs5Nevada16,99215,8201.72%30655.56
Cold Springs6Nevada11,24710,7040.98%1,2848.76
Incline Village7Nevada9,1669,1600.02%42621.51
Lemmon Valley8Nevada5,2595,1830.36%33015.94
Washoe Valley9Nevada3,7462,7247.33%7435.04
Mogul10Nevada1,3221,3080.3%9091.45
Golden Valley11Nevada1,2831,0854.06%3553.61
Virginia City12Nevada1,14766111.9%1,3230.87
Verdi13Nevada1,1071,161-1.16%3343.31
Wadsworth14Nevada706787-0.7%1903.71
Nixon15Nevada3713253.34%596.33
Sutcliffe16Nevada276306-2.47%289.99
Crystal Bay17Nevada1891791.61%4190.45
Empire18Nevada1741033.57%345.13
Verdi19California42154-40%104.17
Gerlach20Nevada1428-17.65%43.13

Note: City markers shown outside the county boundary mean that a part of the city extends into this county, but is primarily located in an adjacent county.

What is the largest city in Washoe County, Nevada?

Reno is the largest city in Washoe County.

What is the smallest city in Washoe County, Nevada?

Gerlach is the smallest city in Washoe County.

How many cities are in Washoe County?

There are 20 cities in Washoe County, Nevada.

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