10 Interesting Facts About Pahrump, Nevada

Facts About Pahrump, Nevada

Facts About Pahrump

  • Pahrump was originally inhabited by the Southern Paiute.
  • They reportedly chose the name for Pahrump after the original Southern Paiute name Pah-Rimpi, or “Water Rock,” so named because of the abundant artesian wells in the valley.
  • Pahrump is an unincorporated town located at the southernmost tip of Nye County, Nevada, United States.
  • The estimated population of Pahrump is 37,298, as of 2019.
  • The census-designated place of Pahrump has a total area of 297.9 sq mi, all of which is land.
  • Public education in Pahrump is administered by the Nye County School District.
  • Pahrump is the largest CDP in the United States outside of Alaska, although it ranks only eleventh nationally, since the largest ten are all in Alaska.
  • Pahrump Valley Transportation is the only public transportation in Pahrump.
  • The elevation of Pahrump is 822 m above sea level.
  • Pahrump is home to 50% of the wineries located in Nevada with the Sanders Family Winery and the Pahrump Valley Winery.


Facts About Pahrump, Nevada
Facts About Pahrump, Nevada