Nevada Genealogy

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=== Welcome to Nevada, The Silver State  ===
 
=== 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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* <!--{12064654656910} -->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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*<!--{12064654656910} -->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.
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*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%. <br>
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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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*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].  
 
*[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.  
 
*[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.  
*[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://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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Independent Cities <br>| [[Carson City, Nevada|Carson City]] |  
 
Independent Cities <br>| [[Carson City, Nevada|Carson City]] |  
  
Extinct or Renamed Counties: <br>[[Carson County, Nevada|Carson]] | [[Ormsby County, Nevada|Ormsby]] | [[Pahute County, Nevada|Pahute]] | [[Roop County, Nevada|Roop]] | [[St. Mary's County, Nevada|St. Mary's]]
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Extinct or Renamed Counties: <br>[[Carson County, Nevada|Carson]] | [[Ormsby County, Nevada|Ormsby]] | [[Pahute County, Nevada|Pahute]] | [[Roop County, Nevada|Roop]] | [[St. Mary's County, Nevada|St. Mary's]]  
  
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*If you are interested in being the [[FamilySearch Wiki:Moderation|moderator]] for Nevada, please contact a [https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Special:Emailuser/JensenFA Sysop].
 
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*[[Nevada Native Races|American Indian]]  
 
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*[[Nevada Archives and Libraries|Archives and Libraries]]  
 
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*[[Nevada Taxation|Taxation]]  
 
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*[[Nevada Vital Records|Vital Records]]  
 
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*[[Nevada Voting Records|Voting Registers]]
 
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Revision as of 21:36, 18 February 2010

This article is about a western state of the United States. For other uses, see Nevada (disambiguation).

United States > Nevada

Contents

Welcome to Nevada, The Silver State

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.

Featured Content


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%.


Research Tools

Counties

Independent Cities
| Carson City |

Extinct or Renamed Counties:
Carson | Ormsby | Pahute | Roop | St. Mary's


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: