About Fernley, Nevada
Fernley is a city in Lyon County, Nevada, United States, and part of the Reno–Tahoe-Sparks metropolitan area CSA. The city was incorporated in 2001 and has a population of 25,182 as of the 2024 census. Fernley offers an attractive friendly, small-town lifestyle with many new housing developments, numerous churches and civic groups along with limitless outdoor adventures such as fishing, hunting, boating, camping, mountain biking, rock climbing, hiking, and lots of open land for the ATV enthusiasts. The city is set to be the distribution epicenter for the state and will continue to grow in manufacturing, which is the second-largest employer. Fernley is located just 30 minutes east of bustling Reno, at the crossroads of four classic Nevada road trips, and is a go-to stop on four popular Nevada road trips: the Black Rock Desert-bound Burner Byway, the always iconic Loneliest Road in America, the rootin’-tootin’ Cowboy Corridor, and the funky and spunky Free-Range Art Highway.