About the Town of Minden, Nevada
The Town of Minden is a quiet little town in the heart of the Carson Valley. It is the Douglas County Seat and provides fire and sheriff protection to its residents in conjunction with Douglas County. The Town also prides itself on providing excellent trash pickup and water services to local residents and businesses; parks and park maintenance; streets, street sweeping and snow removal; alleys, sidewalks and street lights. More detailed information on all these amenities can be found under the Resident Services section of this website.
Five elected advisory Town Board members govern the Town. At regular meetings the Board reviews annexations, projects, signs, and items associated with the operation of the Town. The Board meets the first Wednesday of each month at the CVIC Hall. The meeting is open to the public and you are invited and encouraged to attend. Public Comment is heard prior to the action items each month. See Minden Town Board for more on the Town Board, as well as links to the agendas and minutes.
Minden’s historic downtown hosts several annual events, such as craft fairs, concerts, farmers markets, and fundraisers. The CVIC Hall and Minden Park are both available to rent for private or public events. Check out the Rentals page for details.
For further information regarding the Town of Minden and its services, please contact the Town Office. We’re happy to answer any of your questions!
Local Services & Utilities
Minden-Gardnerville Sanitation District
1790 Hwy 395
Minden, NV 89423
PO Box 10100
Reno, NV 89520
To report an outage or for customer service in the Minden-Gardnerville area, call (800) 962-4167.
Southwest Gas Corporation
400 Eagle Station Lane
Carson City, NV 89701
Verizon — Home Telephone Service
1520 Church Street
Gardnerville, NV 89410
1338 Centerville Road
Gardnerville, NV 89410
1 (888) 438-2427
Douglas County Senior Center — (775) 783-6455
Low Income Services:
Nevada Rural Housing Authority — (800) 426-6232
Nevada State Welfare — (775) 684-0500
Local Public Transportation:
DART (Douglas Area Rural Transportation)
Minden Area Schools:
The Douglas County School District governs the public schools in Minden and Douglas County. For more information on schools and enrolling children for school, please call the schools listed below or contact Douglas County School District Offices for more schools in Carson Valley and Lake Tahoe, Nevada.
Elementary School: Minden Elementary — (775) 782-5510
Middle School: Carson Valley Middle School — (775) 782-2265
High School: Douglas High School — (775) 782-5136
Private High School: Sierra Lutheran High School — (775) 782-0060
College: Western Nevada College — (775) 445-3000
Charter School: Sierra Crest Academy — (775) 783-9002
Douglas County School District Offices — (775) 782-5134
Minden residents have the choice of several church services. The churches below are located in Minden proper. For more churches in the area, please contact the local newspaper: The Record-Courier, (775) 782-5121.
Coventry Cross Episcopal Church — 1631 Esmeralda Ave, Minden, NV — (775) 782-4161
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints — 891 Mahogany Dr, Minden, NV — (775) 782-3885
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints — Deseret Dr, Minden, NV — (775) 782-7890