Yerington is a small city located in the County of Lyon. Located in the western part of the state, Yerington serves as the County seat of Lyon. The city is located on the intersection of two major highways in the region, connecting it well with the rest of the state. Yerington covers a total area of about 4.5 sq. kms. with an elevated height of about 4390 ft. from the ground level. Tourism and various service oriented oppurtunities are the major economic activities of the city. Others options are related to the education system in the city.