Golconda is an unincorporated community in Humboldt County, Nevada, United States. Located along Interstate 80 in the northwestern part of the state, it is named for the ancient diamond mining center of Golkonda in India. The community lies east of the city of Winnemucca and of Golconda Summit, a nearby mountain pass. A post office is located in the community. The community was the location of an episode of "Criminal Minds".