Nevada Genealogy

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

United States > Nevada


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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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%.

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Independent Cities
| Carson City |

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

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