City of Ely, Nevada

"Gateway to the Great Basin National Park"




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City of Ely, Nevada

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.

Mission Statement

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.

Vision Statement

To be an economically diversified and vibrant municipality which promotes efficient, straightforward and professional interaction among all stakeholders.

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Pet Adoptions

If you are looking to add a pet to your family please consider adopting one from our facility.

News and Updates

Additional Proposed CDBG Projects

Notice of Public Hearing for Discussion of Possible State CDBG Application


Notice:  August 26, 2021 Ely City Council Meeting has been rescheduled to August 31, 2021.


Nevada Fire Information – It is that time of year.  The link below helps you locate where the fires are in the State with information and updates.


Living with fire and how you can stay safe and be prepared – check out the link below.


Open burning suspended within Ely City Limits May 28-Sept. 30, 2021

Open Burning suspended


An opportunity to get rid of noxious weeds through grant money.  Don’t miss out call soon.

Attention White Pine County – noxious weed control up to $600.00 for treatment


Why the Need for Water Restrictions? This article may answer your questions.


Ely Municipal Water Department Consumer Confidence Report for Calendar Year 2020

Water Department Consumer Confidence Report for 2020


Outside Watering Restrictions May 1 -Sept. 30, 2021

Outside Watering Restrictions Notice


OHV Education Grant

We are excited to be in the ‘print’ phase of this project. We have a printed pahmplet with information on OHV routes in the area. These will be available in metal boxes at various points on the OHV trails. Keep your eye out and be sure to pick one up.

Broadbent Park

Tour and Rec approved a grant for upgrades to the restrooms at Broadbent Park.

2021 Meeting Dates

Our City Council meeting schedule is set for 2021. Visit here to learn more.

Be a City of Ely Supporter

American Flag

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.

Ely Animal Control Facility

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.

This is the offical website for The City of Ely, Nevada.