Centrally located in western Nevada
Pacific Time Zone
Historic Virginia City, a popular tourist attraction, is the site of the Comstock Lode, the first major silver deposit discovery in the U.S.
Pro-business tax structure and regulatory environment
Home to the Tahoe Reno Industrial Center, the world’s largest industrial park which includes Tesla Gigafactory 1, Google, Switch/Supernap, and Blockchains LLC
Virginia City is the county seat
Served by Western Nevada College
Land mass of 264 mi2 (684 km2)
Elevation of 3,819 feet (1,164 meters)
Easy access to elected and government officials
Key Industry Sectors
The Comstock Foundation:
Dayton Consolidated Mill Lessor Ore Bins Restoration Project
(Photo courtesy of The Comstock Foundation)
A nonprofit formed 2013, The Comstock Foundation for History and Culture (CFHC) encourages the preservation and promotion of the historic and cultural resources within the Virginia City National Historic Landmark District. This preservation work repurposes historical industrial properties and public spaces for use and enjoyment by the general public. Volunteers have contributed more than 25,000 hours to assist with CFHC’s meaningful and quality restorations.
The Next Stage with Connie Wray: The Donovan Mill – Preserving a Piece of Nevada Mining History