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Fort McDermitt, Nevada
Census-designated place
Country United States
State Nevada
 • Total 17.9 sq mi (46.4 km2)
 • Land 17.9 sq mi (46.4 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 4,423 ft (1,348 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 341
 • Density 19.03/sq mi (7.349/km2)
Time zone Pacific (PST) (UTC-8)
 • Summer (DST) PDT (UTC-7)
Area code(s) 775
FIPS code 32-25490

Fort McDermitt is a census-designated place (CDP) in Humboldt County, Nevada, United States. The population was 341 at the 2010 census. It overlaps the Fort McDermitt Indian Reservation and lies just south of the McDermitt CDP.


According to the United States Census Bureau, the Fort McDermitt CDP has an area of 17.9 square miles (46.4 km2), all land. U.S. Route 95 runs through the CDP, leading north to Oregon and western Idaho and south 70 miles (110 km) to Winnemucca, Nevada.

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