Orovada, Nevada

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Orovada, Nevada
Census-designated place
2014-07-06 13 12 34 Buildings along U.S. Route 95 about 44.8 miles north of the junction with Interstate 80 in Orovada, Nevada.JPG
Orovada is located in Nevada
Orovada
Orovada
Location within the state of Nevada
Coordinates: 41°34′12″N 117°47′2″W / 41.57000°N 117.78389°W / 41.57000; -117.78389Coordinates: 41°34′12″N 117°47′2″W / 41.57000°N 117.78389°W / 41.57000; -117.78389
Country United States
State Nevada
County Humboldt
Area
 • Total 45.3 sq mi (117.3 km2)
 • Land 45.3 sq mi (117.3 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Population (2010)
 • Total 155
 • Density 3.4/sq mi (1.3/km2)
Time zone Pacific (PST) (UTC-8)
 • Summer (DST) PDT (UTC-7)
FIPS code 32-53000

Orovada is a census-designated place in Humboldt County, Nevada. The population was 155 at the 2010 census.[1]

Rodeo announcer Bob Tallman lived on a ranch near Orovada during his early childhood.[2]

Education[edit]

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.

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the Orovada CDP has an area of 45.3 square miles (117.3 km2), all land.[1] 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.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Orovada CDP, Nevada". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved January 24, 2013. 
  2. ^ "Kristen Tribe, "The Voice of Rodeo"". americanprofile.com. Retrieved April 4, 2010.