City of Ely, Nevada"Gateway to the Great Basin National Park"
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A couple standing in front of 298 E. Nevada Northern Rail Way in Ely, Nevada during the 1918 Flu Pandemic.
The City of Ely Nevada, located in the heart of the Great Basin, is home to some of the most amazing big game hunting and other outdoor recreational opportunities in the country. Here nestled in the Egan Mountain range at 6,200 ft elevation you will find modern luxuries interspersed with historical treasures like the Northern Nevada Railway. Ely’s vibrant community, stable economy and access to quality healthcare make it a prime destination for vacation or living.
To promote, foster and support an efficient and safe environment where visitors, residents, and businesses can pursue their dreams in an atmosphere of old- time western hospitality and charm.
To be an economically diversified and vibrant municipality which promotes efficient, straightforward and professional interaction among all stakeholders.
If you are looking to add a pet to your family please consider adopting one from our facility.
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Help Purchase American Flags
The City of Ely is in need of new flags. A $20 donation will purchase a brand new American flag. These are displayed on various holidays through the city. Make your donation by calling City Hall at 775-289-2430, Mailing your donation to the City Hall at 501 Mill Street, Ely, NV 89301, or stopping by City Hall at 501 Mill Street.
Donations Accepted for Animal Control
Our special pet residents at Animal Control are always looking for donations. Food, bedding, toys. If you have new items you would like to donate please contact our Animal Control Department. You may also donate funds through Xpress Billpay or City Hall.