as a hospital.
Other "home-style" private facilities included the
Bolling Hospital, Granny Dakin's home and Miss
In 1921, the Elko General Hospital was built on
College Avenue, next to the high school and was
owned and managed by Elko County. It was a
stately building, designed by well-known Nevada
architect, Frederic De Longchamps.
As needed, additions were made to the original
building, which was demolished in 1978. The
facility served Elko and surrounding communities
for the next 77 years. In 1998, the Elko County
Commissioners sold the Elko General Hospital to
a private company. A new, modern, up-to-date
facility was opened on Lamoille Highway in 2001
and continues to offer area residents advanced