Nevada Facts

Nickname: The Silver State

Capital city: Carson City

Statehood: October 31, 1864 – 36th

Area: 110,567 sq.mi. (286,367 sq.km.) – 7th

Population: 2,790,136 – 35th (2013)

Counties: 16

National Parks:  2

National Monuments: 3

State Parks: 22

Bird: Mountain Bluebird

Flower: Sagebrush

Tree: Single-Leaf Pinon & Bristlecone Pine

Highest Point: Boundary Peak – 13,143 feet (4,006 m)

Lowest Point: Colorado River at California border – 481 feet (146 m)

 

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Best Season:Spring & Autumn
Popular Location: Las Vegas, Hoover Dam, Lake Tahoe, Lake Mead, Valley of Fire SP, Red Rock Canyon NCA, Great Basin NP,