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Updated 4/1/2020

The Mineral County Commissioners voted on Monday, March 16, 2020 to close ALL county offices/buildings to the public due to COVID-19 and the protection the citizens of Mineral County.  Currently each business office is still operating.  Below is a list by office on how you can make payments or conduct other business. 

Mineral County Courthouse
For any of these offices - if payments need to be made, you can drop those payments or any other items off at the drop box located outside the main entrance to the building. For further inquiries please call the office to speak to an employee. 

Assessor's Office 1-775-945-3684
Clerk/Treasurer's Office 1-775-945-2446
Recorder/Auditor's Office  1-775-945-3676

Mineral County Sheriff's Office 
The Mineral County Sheriff's Office is currently closed to the public.  If you have a concern, question or need to make an appointment please call 1-775-945-2434 or if it's an emergency please call 911.  

For business licenses, CCW's and work cards please contact: Elizabeth Chisholm at 1-775-945-1046 or email her at

For sex offender registration, ex-felon registration, etc. please contact: Dispatch 1-775-945-2434

For video visiting please set up an account at  If you already have an account please go to to schedule a visit with an inmate.  

Those who wish to place funds on inmate accounts can do so through the Access Corrections website at or using their toll free number at 1-866-345-1884.

Questions regarding charges/bail (we cannot comment on court status) can be answered by calling 1-775-945-0704

Fingerprinting for CCW's has been suspended for two weeks.   

Hawthorne Utilities
If payments need to be made, you can drop those payments in the drop box or call 1-888-891-6064, option 1.  If customers need to pay cash, you may do so at the door.  Please call 1-775-945-2486 for further information. 

Hawthorne Justice Court
Please see the following Webpage for up to date information on the Hawthorne Justice Court's procedural changes in light of the COVID pandemic. 


Mineral County Library
Multiple online resources are available through Mineral County Library. If you have a smart phone, tablet, laptop or PC, you can access eBooks, magazines, audiobooks, language learning, coding, and more.  PLEASE do not use the book drop, hold onto all materials until the closure is lifted.  Automatic renewals are in place and NO fines will be assessed during this time. 
Call 945-2778 to learn how to access online resources.