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ⓘ Owyhee, Nevada




Owyhee, Nevada
                                     

ⓘ Owyhee, Nevada

Owyhee is a census-designated place in Elko County, Nevada, United States, along the banks of the Owyhee River. The population was 953 at the 2010 census. It is part of the Elko Micropolitan Statistical Area. It is the primary town of the federally recognized Shoshone-Paiute tribes Duck Valley Indian Reservation, which covers portions of northern Nevada and southern Idaho, and the majority of its population are Native American.

Owyhee, along with the rest of Nevada except for the city of West Wendover, is legally in the Pacific time zone. But, along with other neighboring cities of Idaho such as jackpot, mountain city and Jarbidge, he unofficially observes the Mountain time as it is closer and more connected with cities in the southern part of Idaho.