Today Nevada's Cowboy Country remains one of the last outposts of the American West. Gold, railroads and ranching have all been important parts of this regions livelihood in the past in present. Cowboy Country lives comfortably with its past and embraces the future with open arms.
Towns like Elko, Battle Mountain, Carlin, and Winnemucca all support clinics and hospitals that cater to rural patients. Health professionals may qualify for certain loan repayment programs if they choose to practice in a HPSA.