Economic Development


Lyon County is located in an ideal business location just minutes away from Reno and Carson City, Nevada. The Northern California marketplace is only a couple of hours away via railroad or interstate highway. Our business-friendly environment includes low property taxes and no state income tax.

Lyon County has three growing industrial parks in Dayton, Fernley, and Yerington. Current occupants include businesses such as, Sherwin-Williams, and Oakley.

Economic Development Authority

Northern Nevada Development Authority (NNDA)
308 N. Curry Street, Ste. 101
Carson City NV, 89703
Phone (775) 883-4413
Fax (775) 883-0494
Email NNDA.

Nevada Economic Assessment Project-Lyon County 
The Nevada Economic Assessment Project (NEAP) is a statewide program that develops a comprehensive data repository of county quantitative and qualitative baseline data to be used to assess local planning and economic development initiatives. The program also provides individual counties with economic impact assessment models to analyze industries and activities associated with policy decisions. The NEAP was created by a group of public entities in Nevada in order to help our communities create a quantitative backing for decision making