Orovada is a census-designated place in Humboldt County, Nevada. The population was 155 at the 2010 census.
Rodeo announcer Bob Tallman lived on a ranch near Orovada during his early childhood.
The Humboldt County School District operates schools serving areas with Orovada addresses. Some areas are zoned to Orovada School, a K-8 school. Other areas are zoned to Kings River School, a K-8 school.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the Orovada CDP has an area of 45.3 square miles (117.3 km2), all land. U.S. Route 95 runs through the CDP, leading south 43 miles (69 km) to Winnemucca and north 30 miles (48 km) to the Oregon state line at McDermitt.