Lincoln, which is home to only 5,200 residents, by signing the declaration now has the ability to seek financial help and emergency personnel from the state as officials are concerned that a surge of visitors will crowd campsites, gas stations as well as public medical, internet and cellphone services.
"Oh, we're taking this seriously", Lincoln County Commission chairman Varlin Higbee told the Las Vegas Review-Journal.
Tiny desert towns near the once top-secret U.S. Air Force test area known in popular lore as a site for government studies of outer space aliens also are preparing.
Officials are doing all they can to warn visitors not to attempt to enter Area 51-noting it is a US military base off-limits to members of the public.
The county, which only has about 184 hotel rooms, is expecting thousands of visitors, and many officials fear the influx of visitors could cause a few problems.
"You get more than a couple of hundred people there, and it's going to crash".
In an effort to move people away from the military installation, the "Storm Area 51" creator is promoting a three-day music festival called "Alienstock", that will be held at the Little A'Le'Inn in Rachel, a community with about 50 people.
That same weekend in Hiko, about 45 minutes from Rachel, the Alien Research Center souvenir shop is hosting an exposition.
Alien-themed graffiti adorns a rock along the Extraterrestrial Highway, near Rachel, Nevada. According to the Associated Press, Lincoln County Sheriff Kerry Lee has already met with state emergency planning officials in regards to the event.
Signs warn about trespassing at an entrance to the Nevada Test and Training Range near Area 51 outside of Rachel, Nevada.
"A lot of it is equipment and financing".
Mr Higbee said visitors should not to try to enter Area 51.
"We don't want them going down to government property; it will probably be blocked off", he said. "We don't want civilian people in contact with the military at all".
She said only a few protesters had used violence, sparingly, and that it was brought on by pressure from authorities and police. On Saturday, thousands of school teachers joined anti-government protests.
Speaking about Angelina's reaction on the campus, the onlooker shared, " Angelina Jolie was definitely proud of Maddox ". The eyewitness shared that Angelina and Maddox were "very excited and comfortable".
A mystery lung disease has raised the alarm in the U.S. , where health officials have warned of a potential link to vaping. Patients diagnosed with severe lung disease from vaping sometimes experienced nausea, chest pain and diarrhea.
Even though Zhang won four games in a row in the second set, she was no match for her big-hitting opponent. Duckhee Lee poses following a match at the Winston-Salem Open in Winston-Salem, NC on Monday.
As video of her field goal spread across Twitter, commentators and fans alike called for Lloyd to get a real shot in the NFL. United States Women's National Team star Carli Lloyd made an appearance at the practice.
Wen Bin, chief economist at Minsheng Bank in Beijing, expected reductions in MLF rates to come next month. Some analysts expect that the PBOC will "soon" cut the MLF rates as its next move to lower loan rates.
Russia sends 'Fedor' its first humanoid robot into space
Fedor has Instagram and Twitter accounts with posts saying it is learning new skills such as opening a bottle of water. The Soyuz rocket is scheduled to dock with the ISS on Saturday, where it will remain until Saturday, September 7.
NASA explores rocky exoplanet's surface
The presence of an atmosphere on the Earth is the reason liquid water can exist on the surface, enabling life on the planet. But if an atmosphere were present, it would allow for the force of wind to carry hot air to the other side of the planet.