Walker Lake, Nevada

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Walker Lake, Nevada
Census-designated place
2015-04-29 16 06 28 Buildings in the town of Walker Lake, Nevada.jpg
Walker Lake is located in Nevada
Walker Lake
Walker Lake
Location within the state of Nevada
Coordinates: 38°38′54″N 118°45′19″W / 38.64833°N 118.75528°W / 38.64833; -118.75528Coordinates: 38°38′54″N 118°45′19″W / 38.64833°N 118.75528°W / 38.64833; -118.75528
Country United States
State Nevada
County Mineral
 • Total 1.4 sq mi (3.5 km2)
 • Land 1.4 sq mi (3.5 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Population (2010)
 • Total 275
 • Density 200/sq mi (79/km2)
Time zone Pacific (PST) (UTC-8)
 • Summer (DST) PDT (UTC-7)
ZIP codes 89415
FIPS code 32-81245
GNIS feature ID 0854682

Walker Lake is an unincorporated town and census-designated place in Mineral County, Nevada, United States. As of the 2010 census, the population of Walker Lake was 275.[1]


The Walker Lake CDP is located in western Mineral County, Nevada, along the west shore of Walker Lake. U.S. Route 95 runs through the community; it is 12 miles (19 km) south to Hawthorne and 59 miles (95 km) north to Fallon. Walker Lake State Recreation Area is located immediately north of the CDP.

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the CDP has an area of 1.4 square miles (3.5 km2), all land.[1]


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