We are here to help whenever you need an estate planning attorney as a Lyon County, Nevada resident. The county is a rich repository of history, and this is part of what makes it such a very special place. It came into being in 1861, and it was named after a general in the Union Army that distinguished himself during the war between the states.
The population is modest at right around 50,000, and it sits on 2000 square miles of real estate. There are three airports in the county, and one of them, Silver Springs Airport, can accommodate relatively large passenger jets. There are two cities, 36 unincorporated areas, and five census designated places in Lyon County: Stagecoach, Smith Valley, Silver Springs, Dayton, and Silver City.
One of the two cities in Lyon County is Fernley. It was established in 1904, largely because of the Newlands Irrigation Project that made farming possible. There were also a number of ranches in the area in those early days. By 1960, there were 650 people living in the town. The estimated population at the time of this writing is right around 20,000. A major point of interest is the Reno-Fernley Raceway.
The other city in Lyon County is Yerington, and it serves a very important purpose as the County Seat. It has held that distinction since 1911. There is a distinct Native American underpinning, because it is the home of the Yerington Paiute Tribe of the Yerington Colony and Campbell Ranch. About 3,000 people call this captivating city home, and they enjoy a very high quality of life.
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Estate planning is a must for all responsible adults that reside in Yerington, Fernley, and the other locations in Lyon County. If you do not have a plan in place, action is required. This is also true if you have not updated your estate plan in decades. Register for one of our free educational seminars in Minden or Fallon offered throughout the year. Call us right now at 775-823-9455 to reserve your spot. There is also a contact form on this website that you can use to send us a message.