Reno is the County seat of Washoe County located in the US state of Nevada. It forms a part of the Metropolitan area of Las Vegas. Located in a high desert valley just at the foot of Sierra Nevada, Reno is quite famous for its Casinos. It is the birthplace of the gaming Corporation Harrah's Entertainment.
Reno occupies a total area of about 180 sq. kms. and is located at an elevated point of about 4506 ft. above the ground level. Some of the principal employers of Reno are the school district of Washoe County, Nevada University, County of Washoe, Silver legacy Casino and Resorts and many more. There are also some well developed educational institutions in the city. The transportation links of the place are quite advanced. Tourism is an important economic activity of the region and a large number of locals are employed with it.