There are 2 US Post Offices in Pershing County serving a total of 5,538 residents equating to 2,769 residents per post office. It's estimated that approximately 8,839 packages are handled across the 2 county post offices annually. Pershing County is a county located in the U.S. state of Nevada. As of the 2010 census, the population was 6,753. Its county seat is Lovelock. The county was named after army general John J. Pershing (1860\u20131948). It was formed from Humboldt County in 1919, and the last county to be established in Nevada. The Black Rock Desert, location for the annual Burning Man festival, is partially located in the county. The county is listed as Nevada Historical Marker 17. The marker is located at the courthouse in Lovelock."