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Dyer/Fish Lake Valley, Nevada

POPULATION
Year         Dyer/Fish Lake         Esmeralda County
2005         
450-500
     
1,276

CLIMATE
Average precipitation    5.02 inches
Average snowfall    11.5 inches
Average temperatures
     January average high    46.6 F
     January average low    16.4 F
     July average high    93.4 F
     July average low    53.8 F
AIRPORT
Public - Dyer Airport - 2,870' X 60' gravel airstrip
Private - 4,400' X 60' asphalt airstrip
TRANSPORTATION
Major Highways
   Nevada 264
     Northbound - connects to US 6
     Southbound - connects to Nevada 266 which connects to US 95
TRUCK SERVICES
Motor Cargo, DHL, Fed Ex & UPS
APPROXIMATE MILEAGE FROM GOLDFIELD TO
Denver, CO           983
Los Angeles, CA           537
Las Vegas, NV            236
Phoenix, AZ            550
Reno, NV           222
Salt Lake City, UT           458
San Francisco, CA        396
CHURCHES
Baptist, Catholic, Episcopal, Seventh Day Adventist
COMMUNITY ORGANIZATIONS
Dorcas Woman's Club
Fish Lake Valley Seniors
EDUCATION
Dyer Elementary School (K-8)
Grades 9-12 bused to Tonopah
EMERGENCY/MEDICAL SERVICES
EMT staffed volunteer ambulance service
Esmeralda County Sheriff
Hospital in Tonopah
Mine rescue, volunteer rope rescue, & Hazmat team
Search and rescue (through Sheriff's dept.)
Volunteer fire department
EVENTS
4th of July breakfast, parade, BBQ & fireworks
Country picnic
Easter egg hunt
Fall Festival
Senior Angel holiday dinner
Thanksgiving community potluck
LIBRARY
1 public library
LOCAL RECREATION
Community Center
Lighted rodeo arena, park, public hot tubs & picnic area
NEARBY RECREATION
Ancient Bristlecone Pine Forest (1 hr. away)
Boundary Peak trailhead
Hunting, fishing, backpacking, bike and 4-wheel drive trails, ghost towns, & mining camps

Links to additional information on Fish Lake Valley:
Nevada Land & Ranches