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.