Nevada County

NevadaNevada County is located in the Sierra Nevada of California, in the Mother Lode Country. As of the 2010 census, it had a population of 98,764. There are 974 square miles in Nevada County and the county seat is Nevada City. The county was created in 1851 and was named after the mining town of Nevada City, a name originally derived from the term “Sierra Nevada.”

There are two acute care hospitals in Nevada County including a Stroke Receiving Center. Emergency ground ambulance service for the county is provided by Penn Valley Fire Protection District, Sierra Nevada Memorial Hospital Ambulance and the Truckee Fire Protection District under Exclusive Operating Agreements (EOAs).

Nevada County Website Link

Fire Departments

Grass Valley Fire Department
125 E Main Street
Grass Valley, CA 95945
(530) 274-4370
 
Higgins Fire Protection District
10106 Combie Road
Auburn, CA 95602
(530) 269-2488
 
Nevada City Fire Department
201 Providence Mine Rd.
Nevada City, CA 95959
(530) 265-2351
 
Nevada County Consolidated Fire District
11329 McCourtney Road
Grass Valley, CA 95949
(530)273-3158
 
North San Juan Fire District
P.O. Box 299
North San Juan, CA 95960
(530) 292-9159
 
Ophir Hill Fire Protection District
12668 Colfax Highway
Cedar Ridge, CA 95924
(530) 273-8351
 
Peardale-Chicago Park Fire Department
18934 Colfax Highway
Grass Valley, CA 95945
530-273-2503
 
Penn Valley Fire Protection District
10513 Spenceville Road
Penn Valley, CA 95946
(530) 432-2630
 
Rough & Ready Fire Department
14506 Rough and Ready Highway
Rough and Ready, CA 95975
(530) 432-1140
 
Truckee Fire Protection District
10049 Donner Pass Road
Truckee, CA 96160
(530) 582-7850
 
Washington Fire & Rescue
15406 Washington Rd
Washington, CA 95986
(530) 265-3166
 

Emergency Ground Ambulance Providers

Penn Valley Fire Protection District
10513 Spenceville Road
Penn Valley, CA 95946
(530) 432-2630
EOA Contract (390 kb PDF)
 
Sierra Nevada Memorial Hospital Ambulance
110 Spring Hill Drive
Grass Valley, CA 95945
(530) 273-1414
EOA Contract (366 kb PDF)
 
Truckee Fire Protection District
10049 Donner Pass Road
Truckee, CA 96160
(530) 582-7850
EOA Contract (110 kb PDF)
 

EMS Aircraft Provider

Care Flight 3
Truckee Tahoe Airport Base
Truckee, CA 96161
(775) 858-5700
 

Acute Care Hospitals

Sierra Nevada Memorial Hospital
(Stroke Receiving Center)
155 Glasson Way
Grass Valley, CA 95945
(530) 274-6000
 
Tahoe Forest Hospital
10121 Pine Avenue
Truckee, CA 96161
(530) 587-6011