Nixon is a census-designated place (CDP) in Washoe County, Nevada, USA. The population was 418 at the 2000 census. It is part of the Reno–Sparks Metropolitan Statistical Area. It is the seat of tribal government of the Paiute Pyramid Lake Indian Reservation and home to the tribe's Museum and Visitor Center
Nixon is located at 39°49′51″N 119°21′40″W / 39.83083°N 119.36111°W / 39.83083; -119.36111 (39.830910, -119.361055).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 6.3 square miles (16.4 km²), all of it land.