Fallon is a city in Nevada's Churchill County, which is in the western part of the state. It's situated in the Lahontan Valley, southeast of Fernley. Calling itself the "Oasis of Nevada," Fallon offers homes for rent that are surrounded by picturesque farms, ranches and the Lahontan Valley Wetlands. The Navy's TOP GUN School is also located in the city.
Historical Facts About Fallon
The Northern Paiute tribe once lived in the area that's now Fallon. They moved seasonally, living on the shores of the Stillwater Marsh in the spring and hunkering down in the mountains in the fall.
Churchill County was created in 1861. Before then, there were several settlements in the area that people stopped at on their way out West to find gold.
Fallon used to be known as Jimtown by the local Indians, since Jim Richards had a store there. The Fallon family also had a ranch on the land, which was eventually sold to Warren W. Williams, who had the land platted and advertised the sale of lots.
In 1903, the county seat was moved to the new town of Fallon.
Helpful Resources for New Renters
Fallon's official website has everything a new resident needs to get settled in the community. From upcoming events to government details, online services, department contact information, maps and links for those who are looking for fun things to do, the site is a must-visit for all things related to the city.
The Fallon Convention and Tourism Authority's Visit Fallon site is a great resource for families who are looking for fun activities to occupy themselves with after moving into rental homes. It has event calendars, outdoor recreation options, local performances and more that will entice residents.