Signed into Statehood on October 31, 1864

NEVADA

36th State

Capital: Carson City

 

PLACES TO SEE:

  • Las Vegas

  • Reno

  • Lake Tahoe

  • Hoover Dam

  • Great Basin National Park

  • Lake Mead

 

Carson City, Nevada

 

Named from the Spanish for "snow-capped mountain," and nicknamed The Silver State. Nevada is bordered by California to the southwest; Idaho and Oregon to the north; Utah and Arizona to the east.

Nevada's highest peak is Boundary Peak at 13,143 feet, the 9th highest in the United States. The lowest point is at the Colorado River 470 feet above sea level.

NOTE: I HAVE BEEN TO RENO, LAS VEGAS, CARSON CITY AND LAKE TAHOE. I HAVE STAYED AT THE FLAMINGO HOTEL IN LAS VEGAS AND HAVE BEEN TO LAS VEGAS THREE TIMES. I WENT ON MY HONEYMOON IN LAKE TAHOE.

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