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''[[United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''Nevada'''
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Guide to '''Nevada ancestry, genealogy and family history''', birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records
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{{Nevada-sidebar}}<div style="width: 74%; float: right;"><center>{{TitleStyle1}}Welcome to , The Silver State{{/p}}</center>  
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== Counties  ==
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=== Counties  ===
  
 
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*[[Churchill County, Nevada|Churchill]]  
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*[[Churchill County, Nevada Genealogy|Churchill]]  
*[[Clark County, Nevada|Clark]]  
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*[[Clark County, Nevada Genealogy|Clark]]  
*[[Douglas County, Nevada|Douglas]]  
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*[[Douglas County, Nevada Genealogy|Douglas]]  
*[[Elko County, Nevada|Elko]]
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*[[Elko County, Nevada Genealogy|Elko]]
  
 
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*[[Esmeralda County, Nevada|Esmeralda]]  
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*[[Esmeralda County, Nevada Genealogy|Esmeralda]]  
*[[Eureka County, Nevada|Eureka]]  
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*[[Eureka County, Nevada Genealogy|Eureka]]  
*[[Humboldt County, Nevada|Humboldt]]  
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*[[Humboldt County, Nevada Genealogy|Humboldt]]  
*[[Lander County, Nevada|Lander]]
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*[[Lander County, Nevada Genealogy|Lander]]
  
 
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*[[Lincoln County, Nevada|Lincoln]]  
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*[[Lincoln County, Nevada Genealogy|Lincoln]]  
*[[Lyon County, Nevada|Lyon]]  
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*[[Lyon County, Nevada Genealogy|Lyon]]  
*[[Mineral County, Nevada|Mineral]]  
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*[[Mineral County, Nevada Genealogy|Mineral]]  
*[[Nye County, Nevada|Nye]]
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*[[Nye County, Nevada Genealogy|Nye]]
  
 
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*[[Pershing County, Nevada|Pershing]]  
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*[[Pershing County, Nevada Genealogy|Pershing]]  
*[[Storey County, Nevada|Storey]]  
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*[[Storey County, Nevada Genealogy|Storey]]  
*[[Washoe County, Nevada|Washoe]]  
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*[[Washoe County, Nevada Genealogy|Washoe]]  
*[[White Pine County, Nevada|White Pine]]
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*[[White Pine County, Nevada Genealogy|White Pine]]
  
 
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'''Independent Cities:&nbsp;''' [[Carson City, Nevada|Carson City]]  
 
'''Independent Cities:&nbsp;''' [[Carson City, Nevada|Carson City]]  
  
'''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]]{{·}} [[San Juan County, New Mexico (Extinct)|San Juan]]{{·}} [[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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'''Extinct or Renamed Counties:''' [[Beaver County, Nevada Genealogy|Beaver]]{{·}} [[Bernalillo County,Nevada|Bernalillo]]{{·}} [[Carson County, Nevada Genealogy|Carson]]{{·}} [[Desert County, Nevada Genealogy|Desert]]{{·}} [[Humboldt County, Utah Genealogy|Humboldt (Utah)]]{{·}} [[Iron County, Utah Genealogy|Iron]]{{·}} [[Juab County, Utah Genealogy|Juab]]{{·}} [[Lake County, Utah Genealogy|Lake]]{{·}} [[Millard County, Utah Genealogy|Millard]]{{·}} [[Mohave County, Arizona Genealogy|Mohave]]{{·}} [[Ormsby County,|Ormsby]]{{·}} [[Pahute County, Nevada Genealogy|Pahute]]{{·}} [[Pah-Ute County, Nevada Genealogy|Pah-Ute]]{{·}} [[Rio Arriba County, Nevada Genealogy|Rio Arriba]]{{·}} [[Rio Virgin County, Utah Genealogy|Rio Virgin]]{{·}} [[Roop County,|Roop]]{{·}} [[Saint Mary's County,|Saint Mary's]]{{·}} [[San Juan County, New Mexico (Extinct)|San Juan]]{{·}} [[Santa Ana County, Nevada Genealogy|Santa Ana]]{{·}} [[Taos County, Nevada Genealogy|Taos]]{{·}} [[Tooele County, Utah Genealogy|Tooele]]{{·}} [[Valencia County, Nevada Genealogy|Valencia]]{{·}} [[Washington County, Utah Genealogy|Washington]]{{·}} [[Weber County, Utah Genealogy|Weber]]{{·}} [[Nataqua Territory|Nataqua Territory]]  
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=== Major Repositories  ===
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[[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]]
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=== Migration Pathways  ===
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[[Applegate Trail]]{{·}} [[California Trail]]{{·}} [[Central Overland Trail]]{{·}} [[Mormon Trail to Southern California]]{{·}} [[Old Trail]]{{·}} [[Central Pacific Railroad]]{{·}} [[Southern Pacific Railroad]]{{·}} [[Union Pacific Railroad]]
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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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*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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*is the largest gold producing state in the country. It 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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*Average annual temperature in is 66 degrees F. The annual average daily humidity is 29%. <br>
  
[[Image:Nevada.png|150px|Nevada.png]] [[Image:Nevada flag.png|150px|Nevada flag.png]]  
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[[Image:Nevada flag.png|150px|Nevada Flag]]  
  
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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*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.
  
 
=== 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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*Find which county a town is in, what town a cemetery is in, even where a postoffice or building is by using the '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.  
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*[http://www.davidrumsey.com/directory/where// David Rumsey Map Collection] is a large online collection of rare, old, antique historical atlases, globes, maps, charts plus other cartographic treasures.  
*[http://www.looking4kin.com/group/nevadagenealogy Looking 4 Kin Genealogy &amp; Family History Network - Nevada]  
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*[http://www.looking4kin.com/group/nevadagenealogy Looking 4 Kin Genealogy &amp; Family History Network - ]  
*[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 [http://www.usgenweb.org/ Project], which provides internet information on every county in every state.  
*[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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*[http://files.lib.byu.edu/family-history-library/research-outlines/US/.pdf] largely duplicates these Wiki pages. Includes some bibliographic lists from Library, 2001.
  
'''Wiki articles describing online collections are found at:'''
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*[[Nevada, Marriage Index (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Nevada Marriage Index (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
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*[[Nevada Introduction|'''Introduction''']]
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*[[Indians of Nevada|American Indian]]
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*[[Nevada Archives and Libraries|Archives and Libraries]]
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*[[Nevada Bible Records|Bible Records]]
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*[[Nevada Biography|Biography]]
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*[[Nevada Naturalization and Citizenship|Naturalization and Citizenship]]
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*[[Nevada Probate Records|Probate Records]]
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*[[Nevada Taxation|Taxation]]
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*[[Nevada Vital Records|Vital Records]]
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*[[Nevada Voting Registers|Voting Registers]]
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Latest revision as of 03:59, 6 February 2015

United States Gotoarrow.png Nevada

Guide to Nevada ancestry, genealogy and family history, birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records

This article is about a western state. For other uses, see (disambituation).


News and Events


Topics
Join the Wiki Team
Become a State Moderator.


Welcome to , The Silver State

How to Find Your
Nevada Ancestor's
1. Birth Information
2. Marriage Information
3. Death Information
The pristine shoreline of Lake Tahoe, NV


[edit] Counties

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

[edit] 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

[edit] 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

[edit] 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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