The county of Esmeralda is located in Nevada and was founded in 1861. There are 783 residents in Esmeralda who have access to courthouses in Goldfield. In general, each county has a full set of courts, from traffic court to superior and appellate court; supreme courts are usually located in the state capital. Nevada is part of the 9th federal circuit court as well.
There are 268 residents in Goldfield, which is 1.2 square miles and 5,690ft above sea level. It was settled in 1902 and is governed by a local government.