Mineral County Nevada is a mountainous county located in West- Central Nevada. The county seat and largest town in Mineral County is Hawthorne. Hawthorne Nevada is located 132 miles SE of Reno and 311 miles NW of Las Vegas. Hawthorne is centrally located on Highway 95 and State Highway 395 and offers affordable properties for relocating or expanding businesses in Nevada. Mineral County’s largest industry is the US Ammunition Depot and the largest employer is SOC Nevada LLC. Mineral County is highly dependent on the tourism industry with many visiting the Walker Lake Basin, Ghost Town Exploring & hiking as well. Mineral County is adjacent to Lyon, Churchill, Nye, Esmeralda & Mono Counties. The median family income in Mineral County NV is $39,477 and there is an approximate population of 5,000.