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Nevada Place Names

A Geographical Dictionary

by Helen S. Carlson

  • 105 Want to read
  • 7 Currently reading

Published by University of Nevada Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Places & peoples: general interest,
  • Reference works,
  • Social history,
  • Geographic Names,
  • History - General History,
  • History: American,
  • Nevada,
  • North America,
  • United States - Pacific - Nevada

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages296
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8381624M
    ISBN 10087417094X
    ISBN 109780874170948

    Alphabetical list of Nevada Cities. Alpha updated on: Battle Mountain Beatty Blue Diamond Boulder City Bunkerville Caliente Cal-Nev-Ari Carlin Carson City Cold Springs Dayton Elko Ely Enterprise Fallon Fallon Station Fernley Gabbs Gardnerville Gardnerville Ranchos Gerlach-Empire Goodsprings Hawthorne Henderson. These 12 Nevada Towns Have The Silliest Names But Are So Worth A Visit. Every state has cities and towns with silly names and Nevada is no different. While many of the Silver State’s towns are named for Native American words or people, or for those who founded them, some are just, shall we say, odd.

    Want to book a vacation to Las Vegas? Whether you're off for a romantic vacation, family trip, or an all-inclusive holiday, Las Vegas vacation packages on Tripadvisor make planning your trip simple and affordable. Find the perfect vacation package for Las Vegas on Tripadvisor by comparing Las Vegas hotel and flight prices.   Nevada is the seventh largest of the 50 states, but is one of the most sparsely populated. Carson City, in the western part of the state, is the capital.

      Like many Nevada ghost towns, Belmont was a silver boom town. It was founded in and it grew fast: Within two decades it was a full-fledged town. It was the seat of Nye County, . Nevada was the 36 th state in the USA; it became a state on Octo State Abbreviation - NV State Capital - Carson City Largest City - Las Vegas Area - , square miles [Nevada is the 7th biggest state in the USA] Population - 2,, (as of ) [Nevada is the 35th most populous state in the USA] Name for Residents - Nevadans Major Industries - tourism, mining (gold, silver.


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