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Welcome to , The Silver State

The pristine shoreline of Lake Tahoe, NV
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Nevada Ancestor's
1. Birth Information
2. Marriage Information
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Elko CountyHumboldt CountyWashoe CountyPershing CountyLander CountyChurchill CountyEureka CountyWhite Pine County, NevadaLincoln CountyNye CountyClark CountyEsmeralda CountyMineral CountyLyon CountyDouglas CountyStorey CountyCarson CityNevada-county-map.gif

Independent Cities:  Carson City

Extinct or Renamed Counties: Beaver · Bernalillo · Carson · Desert · Humboldt (Utah) · Iron · Juab · Lake · Millard · Mohave · Ormsby · Pahute · Pah-Ute · Rio Arriba · Rio Virgin · Roop · Saint Mary's · San Juan · Santa Ana · Taos · Tooele · Valencia · Washington · Weber · Nataqua Territory

Major Repositories

Nevada State Library and Archives · Nevada Historical Society · University of Nev Libraries · National Archives Pacific Region (Riverside) · National Archives Pacific Region (San Francisco) · Family History Library

Migration Pathways

Applegate Trail · California Trail · Central Overland Trail · Mormon Trail to Southern California · Old Trail · Central Pacific Railroad · Southern Pacific Railroad · Union Pacific Railroad

Did You Know?

  • has more mountain ranges than any other state. The highest point is at the 13,145 foot top of Boundary Peak.
  • is the largest gold producing state in the country. It is second in the world behind South Africa.
  • Average annual temperature in is 66 degrees F. The annual average daily humidity is 29%.

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  • means "snow capped" in Spanish. is 110,540 square miles; 485 miles long, 315 miles wide, ranks as the seventh largest in the country. was the 36th state to be admitted. consists of seventeen counties.

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