Mount Wilson, Nevada

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Mount Wilson, Nevada
Census-designated place
Mount Wilson is located in Nevada
Mount Wilson
Mount Wilson
Location within the state of Nevada
Coordinates: 38°15′17″N 114°26′41″W / 38.25472°N 114.44472°W / 38.25472; -114.44472Coordinates: 38°15′17″N 114°26′41″W / 38.25472°N 114.44472°W / 38.25472; -114.44472
Country United States
State Nevada
County Lincoln
 • Total 4.6 sq mi (11.9 km2)
 • Land 4.6 sq mi (11.9 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 6,746 ft (2,056 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 33
 • Density 7.2/sq mi (2.8/km2)
Time zone Pacific (PST) (UTC-8)
 • Summer (DST) PDT (UTC-7)
FIPS code 32-49425

Mount Wilson is a census-designated place in Lincoln County, Nevada, United States. As of the 2010 census it had a population of 33.[1]


The CDP takes its name from Mount Wilson, a 9,315-foot (2,839 m) summit that rises to the east of the community and is part of the Wilson Creek Range. The CDP is located on Mount Wilson Road, 8 miles (13 km) east of U.S. Route 93, along which it is 23 miles (37 km) south to Pioche and 84 miles (135 km) north to Ely.

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the Mount Wilson CDP has an area of 4.6 square miles (11.9 km2), all of it land.[1]


  1. ^ a b "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Mount Wilson CDP, Nevada". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved January 25, 2013.