Orovada, Nevada

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Orovada, Nevada
Census-designated place
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.