Nevada Genealogy

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=== Welcome to Nevada, The Silver State ===
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Name means "snow capped" in Spanish. Nevada is 110,540 square miles; 485 miles long, 315 miles wide, Nevada ranks as the seventh largest in the United States. Nevada was the 36th state to be admitted. Nevada consists of seventeen counties.
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*Nevada has more mountain ranges than any other state. The highest point is at the 13,145 foot top of Boundary Peak.
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*Nevada is the largest gold producing state in the United States. Nevada is second in the world behind South Africa.
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*Average annual temperature in Las Vegas is 66 degrees F. The annual average daily humidity is 29%. <br>
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== Research Tools  ==
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*Find which county a town is in, what town a cemetery is in, even where a postoffice or building is by using the United States Geographical Survey's [http://geonames.usgs.gov/pls/gnispublic Geographical Names Information System].
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*[http://www.davidrumsey.com/directory/where/Nevada/ David Rumsey Map Collection] is a large online collection of rare, old, antique historical atlases, globes, maps, charts plus other cartographic treasures.
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*[http://www.nvgenweb.org/ The Nevada GenWeb Project] has a wealth of information and is a part of the larger [[USGenWeb|USGenWeb Project]]. [http://www.usgenweb.org/ The USGenWeb Project] provides internet information on every county in every state in the United States.
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*[http://net.lib.byu.edu/fslab/researchoutlines/US/Nevada.pdf BYU Nevada Research Outline] largely duplicates these Wiki pages. Includes some bibliographic lists from BYU Library, 2001.
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'''Wiki articles describing online collections are found at:'''
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*[[Nevada, County Marriages (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Nevada, County Marriages (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]<br>  
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*[[Nevada, Marriage Index (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Nevada Marriage Index (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
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== Counties  ==
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'''Extinct or Renamed Counties:&nbsp;''' [[Beaver County, Nevada|Beaver]]{{·}} [[Bernalillo County, Nevada|Bernalillo]]{{·}} [[Carson County, Nevada|Carson]]{{·}} [[Desert County, Nevada|Desert]]{{·}} [[Humboldt County, Utah|Humboldt (Utah)]]{{·}} [[Iron County, Nevada|Iron]]{{·}} [[Juab County, Nevada|Juab]]{{·}} [[Lake County, Nevada|Lake]]{{·}} [[Millard County, Nevada|Millard]]{{·}} [[Mohave County, Nevada|Mohave]]{{·}} [[Ormsby County, Nevada|Ormsby]]{{·}} [[Pahute County, Nevada|Pahute]]{{·}} [[Pah-Ute County, Nevada|Pah-Ute]]{{·}} [[Rio Arriba County, Nevada|Rio Arriba]]{{·}} [[Rio Virgin County, Utah|Rio&nbsp;Virgin]]{{·}} [[Roop County, Nevada|Roop]]{{·}} [[Saint Mary's County, Nevada|Saint Mary's]]{{·}} [[Santa Ana County, Nevada|Santa Ana]]{{·}} [[Taos County, Nevada|Taos]]{{·}} [[Tooele County, Nevada|Tooele]]{{·}} [[Valencia County, Nevada|Valencia]]{{·}} [[Washington County, Nevada|Washington]]{{·}} [[Weber County, Nevada|Weber]]{{·}} [[Nataqua Territory|Nataqua Territory]]  
 
'''Extinct or Renamed Counties:&nbsp;''' [[Beaver County, Nevada|Beaver]]{{·}} [[Bernalillo County, Nevada|Bernalillo]]{{·}} [[Carson County, Nevada|Carson]]{{·}} [[Desert County, Nevada|Desert]]{{·}} [[Humboldt County, Utah|Humboldt (Utah)]]{{·}} [[Iron County, Nevada|Iron]]{{·}} [[Juab County, Nevada|Juab]]{{·}} [[Lake County, Nevada|Lake]]{{·}} [[Millard County, Nevada|Millard]]{{·}} [[Mohave County, Nevada|Mohave]]{{·}} [[Ormsby County, Nevada|Ormsby]]{{·}} [[Pahute County, Nevada|Pahute]]{{·}} [[Pah-Ute County, Nevada|Pah-Ute]]{{·}} [[Rio Arriba County, Nevada|Rio Arriba]]{{·}} [[Rio Virgin County, Utah|Rio&nbsp;Virgin]]{{·}} [[Roop County, Nevada|Roop]]{{·}} [[Saint Mary's County, Nevada|Saint Mary's]]{{·}} [[Santa Ana County, Nevada|Santa Ana]]{{·}} [[Taos County, Nevada|Taos]]{{·}} [[Tooele County, Nevada|Tooele]]{{·}} [[Valencia County, Nevada|Valencia]]{{·}} [[Washington County, Nevada|Washington]]{{·}} [[Weber County, Nevada|Weber]]{{·}} [[Nataqua Territory|Nataqua Territory]]  
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=== Did You Know?  ===
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*Nevada has more mountain ranges than any other state. The highest point is at the 13,145 foot top of Boundary Peak.
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*Nevada is the largest gold producing state in the United States. Nevada is second in the world behind South Africa.
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*Average annual temperature in Las Vegas is 66 degrees F. The annual average daily humidity is 29%. <br>
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[[Image:Nevada.png|150px|Nevada.png]] [[Image:Nevada flag.png|150px|Nevada flag.png]]
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Name means "snow capped" in Spanish. Nevada is 110,540 square miles; 485 miles long, 315 miles wide, Nevada ranks as the seventh largest in the United States. Nevada was the 36th state to be admitted. Nevada consists of seventeen counties.
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=== Research Tools  ===
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*Find which county a town is in, what town a cemetery is in, even where a postoffice or building is by using the United States Geographical Survey's [http://geonames.usgs.gov/pls/gnispublic Geographical Names Information System].
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*[http://www.davidrumsey.com/directory/where/Nevada/ David Rumsey Map Collection] is a large online collection of rare, old, antique historical atlases, globes, maps, charts plus other cartographic treasures.
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*[http://www.nvgenweb.org/ The Nevada GenWeb Project] has a wealth of information and is a part of the larger [[USGenWeb|USGenWeb Project]]. [http://www.usgenweb.org/ The USGenWeb Project] provides internet information on every county in every state in the United States.
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*[http://net.lib.byu.edu/fslab/researchoutlines/US/Nevada.pdf BYU Nevada Research Outline] largely duplicates these Wiki pages. Includes some bibliographic lists from BYU Library, 2001.
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'''Wiki articles describing online collections are found at:'''
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*[[Nevada, County Marriages (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Nevada, County Marriages (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]<br>
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*[[Nevada, Marriage Index (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Nevada Marriage Index (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
  
 
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This article is about a western state. For other uses, see Nevada (disambiguation).
United States Gotoarrow.png Nevada

Welcome to Nevada, The Silver State


Counties

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 · Santa Ana · Taos · Tooele · Valencia · Washington · Weber · Nataqua Territory

File:Nevada-county-map.gif

Did You Know?

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

Nevada.png Nevada flag.png

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

Research Tools

Wiki articles describing online collections are found at:

 

Things You Can Do

In order to make this wiki a better research tool, we need your help! Many tasks need to be done. You can help by: