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New Washoe City is an unincorporated community located in Washoe County, Nevada, United States. It is located in the Washoe Valley in southern Washoe County between Reno and Carson City, on the east side of Washoe Lake. It is part of the Reno–Sparks Metropolitan Statistical Area. As of the 1990 census, New Washoe City had a population of 2,875. The area was not listed as a census-designated place (CDP) at the 2000 census but was listed as "Washoe Valley, Nevada", for the 2010 census, at which time it had a population of 3,019. New Washoe City was founded as a planned community in 1961. Lots were on sale for $1500 then, $35 down and $35 per month. New Washoe City is named after the older, much smaller nearby locale of Washoe City, commonly referred to as Old Washoe City, which clusters around the northwest side of Little Washoe Lake. New Washoe City is probably best known for its nearby proximity to Washoe Lake, Little Washoe Lake and the adjacent Washoe Lake State Park. New Washoe City is connected to the Reno-Carson City corridor, US 395/I-580 and U.S. Route 395 Alternate by Eastlake Boulevard (former State Route 428). Washoe City, founded in August 1861, was the first county seat of Washoe County. The county seat moved to Reno in February 1871. New Washoe City's ZIP code is 89704 and is associated with the Washoe Valley. The town is commonly also associated with Carson City, even though it is entirely within Washoe County borders.


Unplug yourself and have a laid-back vacation at New Washoe City, United States. This city offers countless opportunities to click pictures for your travel journal. This city is located in the close proximity of a major city Reno, United States. Take a short trip from New Washoe City and set some time aside to explore the Reno. Dotted with places like National Automobile Museum, Aces Ballpark, Peppermill Casino; it will definitely be a good idea. Tour packages of New Washoe City are of 1 to 2 days duration.

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Facts and Stats for New Washoe City*

  • Pollution Statistics in New Washoe City

    Know the pollution level of New Washoe City before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 24.24 (Low)
    • Water Pollution 22 (Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 48 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 33 (Low)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 17 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 18 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 24.14 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 28 (Low)
  • New Washoe City: Crime and Safety

    How safe is New Washoe City for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in New Washoe City.

    • Burglary and Theft 39.13 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 30.43 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 41.67 (Moderate)
    • Corruption and Bribery 36.96 (Low)
    • Car Stealing 34.38 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 45.65 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 32.29 (Low)
    • Drug offense 52.08 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 81.52 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 41.67 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 38.54 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 22.92 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 51.04 (Moderate)
  • Living in New Washoe City - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of New Washoe City is 189.61 (Very High)

    • Safety Index 58.61 (Moderate)
    • Climate Index 63.59 (High)
    • Pollution Index 29.17 (Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 23.88 (Very Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 59.9 (Low)
    • Health Care Index 63.38 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 3.46 (Very Low)
    • Purchasing Power Index 136.48 (Very High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in New Washoe City

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in New Washoe City

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.1 USD
    • International Movie per seat 10.5 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 29.73 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 70.75 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 43.38 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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