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    Once the sun slips behind flanking forest, the lights of Reno set this little urban hub in northwestern Nevada to shining as befits a place recognized for its numerous casinos and proximity to both ski slopes and Lake Tahoe.

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    Introduction to all the things to do in Nevada.

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    Nevada has its share of serious desert but there are also more than a dozen big ski resorts here, some of which offer 24-hour skiing in season.

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City and State Information for Nevada

Nevada Facts, Statistics, and State Symbols

State Flag


"Sagebrush State; Silver State; Battle Born State"

All for Our Country
Carson City
Name Origin
Spanish: “snowcapped”
Statehood Date
Oct. 31, 1864 (36th)
Cities in Nevada

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Official Symbols

A state's official symbols represent the composition and culture of the land and people who live and have lived here. Below are the symbols of Nevada along with the year they became official.

Flower Sagebrush (1959)
Trees Single-Leaf Pinon (1953) And Bristlecone Pine (1987)
Bird Mountain Bluebird (1967)
Animal Desert Bighorn Sheep (1973)
Colors Silver And Blue (1983)
Song “Home Means Nevada” (1933)
Rock Sandstone (1987)
Precious Gemstone Virgin Valley Black Fire Opal (1987)
Semiprecious Gemstone Nevada Turquoise (1987)
Grass Indian Ricegrass (1977)
Metal Silver (1977)
Fossil Ichthyosaur (1977)
Fish Lahontan Cutthroat Trout (1981)
Reptile Desert Tortoise (1989)
State Artifact Tule Duck Decoy (1995)
Population Density
18.2 people per square mile
Geography and Weather
Land Area
109,826 sq mi. (284,449 sq km)
Lowest Elevation
0 ft (0 m)
Average Elevation
5500 ft (1676.4 m)
Highest Temperature Recorded
125°F (52°C) on June 29, 1994
Lowest Temperature Recorded
–50°F (–46°C) on January 8, 1937

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