Walker River Paiute Tribe of the Walker River Reservation

Walker River Paiute Tribe of the Walker River Reservation

About Walker River Paiute Tribe of the Walker River Reservation

The Walker River Indian Reservation is an Indian reservation located in central Nevada in the United States. It is located along the Walker River between Yerington and Walker Lake. At the current lake level, the reservation has only a small frontage on Walker Lake. The bulk of the reservation (72.68%) is in Mineral County; however portions are in Lyon County (14.37%) and Churchill County (12.95%). The reservation's land area is 529.970 square miles and a population of 853 persons was reported at the 2000 census. Schurz is the only town on the reservation. Weber Reservoir, an impoundment of the Walker River, is located upstream of Schurz and provides irrigation water for farms on the reservation. Most of the reservation is cattle range. The reservation belongs to the...'

Contributions by Hmains, Backspace, and Yosemite Indian.