Profile for Fallon, Nevada, NV
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Fallon is a city in Churchill County.
It is the county seat.
The community was named for Michael Fallon, settler.
The latitude of Fallon is 39.473N. The longitude is -118.776W.
It is in the Pacific Standard time zone. Elevation is 3,960 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 7,748.
Median household income
$41,994Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census BureauFor more census details and comparisons, see our Fallon demographic reports
Fallon is on the Carson River.
Benefited from the Newlands irrigation project in the early 1900s
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 21. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 2.7 per 1,000 people.
Filming location for:
· 1986 movie, "Top Gun"
Local festivals include:
- Spring Wings Bird Festival - May 11-13, 2007
- Cantaloupe Festival - Aug. 31-Sept. 3, 2007
- Fallon Goat Days - Sept. 29, 2007
Dates often change. Check Fallon web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation:
Lahontan State Recreation Area, Sand Mountain Recreation Area, Stillwater National Wildlife Refuge
Historic sites and museums: Grimes Point/Hidden Cave Archaeological Site, Churchill County Museum
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)
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Ancestry & family history
18% of Fallon residents report German ancestry, and 14% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Fallon ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Fallon was $16,919, compared with $21,587 nationally.
13% of Fallon residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Fallon festival dates:
Fairs, festivals & other events
- Cantaloupe Festival - A
- Spring Wings Bird Festival - M
- Fallon Goat Days - S
Dates often change. Check with local tourism officials to be sure.
Fallon festival web sites:
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Median rent in Fallon, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $489. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $905.
Libraries in Fallon include Churchill County Library ... View libraries
Churchill County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Fallon political report.
The average commute time for Fallon workers is 19 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
Hotels in Fallon include Best Western, Comfort Inn Fallon, Econo Lodge, Holiday Inn Express-Fallon, Motel 6 Fallon, Travelodge.
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