Fallon is a city located in Churchill County, Nevada. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 7,536. It is the county seat of Churchill County.
Fallon is primarily an agricultural community. Although the area is arid, approximately 50,000 acres (200 kmē) of farmland are irrigated with water supplied by the Truckee-Carson Irrigation District. The principal crop is alfalfa. Fallon Heart O' Gold cantaloupes were once distributed throughout the nation, but are now mostly grown for local consumption. Naval Air Station Fallon also provides a significant employment.
Web Sites and Links
Churchill Animal Protection SocietyNon-profit organization formed in 1986 to help find homes for dogs and cats. Includes a wish list, sponsorship opportunities and photographs of pets in need of homes.
Churchill Area Regional TransportationServing Fallon and the surrounding Churchill County area.
Churchill County MuseumContains artifacts donated by local residents over the past century, as well as records for Churchill County at the turn of the century.
Churchill County LibraryIncludes a virtual library with reference desk and a kids page. Links to various databases, including the CLAN catalog, SIRS researcher and Grolier Online.
Epworth United Methodist ChurchOffers calendar, staff, values, worship, ministries, prayer and humor.
FallonOnlineCommunity website with information about area industries and the Fallon Rural Respite family services program.
Greater Fallon Area Chamber of CommerceDemographics, member listing, area information.
Lahontan Valley News and Fallon Eagle StandardProvides comprehensive news and features for Fallon and Churchill counties.
Top Gun RacewayInformation about this 1/4 mile NHRA sanctioned drag strip. Classes include NHRA ET Brackets, Pro, Motorcycle, High School, Streets, Sportsman and Imports.