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__NOTOC__''[[United States]] [[ImageFile:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Nevada|Nevada]]'' {{Nevada-sidebar}}Guide to '''Nevadagenealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.==Nevada Information==Nevada is a state in the western portion of the United States. It is divided into 16 counties.
Guide ==Getting Started =={| style="vertical-align: top;"||-| style="vertical-align: top; width: 20%; padding-right: 15px;"|<h3>Getting Started with Nevada Research</h3>Links to articles on getting started with Nevada research.*[[How to Find Nevada Birth Records|How to Find Birth Records]]*[[How to Find Nevada Marriage Records|How to Find Marriage Records]]*[[How to Find Nevada Death Records|How to '''Find Death Records]]*[[Nevada ancestry, genealogy and family history''', birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, Research Tips and military records Strategies|Research Strategies]]
:''This article is about a western state. For other uses, see [[Disambiguation|(disambituation)]].''{{Nevada-sidebar}}<div style="vertical-align: top; width: 7420%; floatpadding-left: right;10px"|<h3>Alabama Research Tools<center/h3>{{TitleStyle1}}Welcome Links to articles and websites that assist in Nevada research.*[[Nevada Record Selection Table|Nevada, The Silver State{{Record Finder]]*[http://www.mapofus.org/p}}<nevada/center> Boundary Changes for Nevada Counties] *[[ImageNevada Archives and Libraries|Nevada Archives and Libraries]]*[http:{{NVLakeTahoe shoreline}}//www.nvgenweb.org/ NVGenWeb]*[http://geonames.usgs.gov/pls/gnispublic Geographical Names Information System] - U.S. gazetteer of places, cemeteries and post offices in Nevada. |}
{{Click| width="39%" border="1" align="right" style="font-sizeImage:NV_ORP.png|Nevada Online Genealogy Records|left}} {{Click|Image: 12px;"Ask_the_Community_Button.png|Ask the Community}}|-! valign="middle" bgcolor="003c70" alignNevada Clickable Map="center" colspan="2" scope="col" | <font color="#fcfaff">How to Find Your <br>Genealogy records are kept on the county level in Nevada Ancestor's</font>|-| valign="middle" bgcolor="cdfcff" | '''1. [[How Click on a county below to Find Nevada Birth Records|Birth Information]]<br>2. [[How go to Find Nevada Marriage Records|Marriage Information]]<br>3the Wiki article listing more information. [[How to Find Nevada Death Records|Death Information]]'''|}
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{{NVimagemap}}<div style="clear:both"></div>== Counties ==Genealogy records are kept on the county level in Nevada. Click on a county below to go to the Wiki article listing more information.
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| valign="top" | *[[Churchill County, Nevada Genealogy|Churchill]] *[[Clark County, Nevada Genealogy|Clark]] *[[Douglas County, Nevada Genealogy|Douglas]]
*[[Elko County, Nevada Genealogy|Elko]]
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*[[Esmeralda County, Nevada Genealogy|Esmeralda]] *[[Eureka County, Nevada Genealogy|Eureka]] *[[Humboldt County, Nevada Genealogy|Humboldt]]
*[[Lander County, Nevada Genealogy|Lander]]
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*[[Lincoln County, Nevada Genealogy|Lincoln]] *[[Lyon County, Nevada Genealogy|Lyon]]
*[[Mineral County, Nevada Genealogy|Mineral]]
*[[Nye County, Nevada Genealogy|Nye]]
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*[[Pershing County, Nevada Genealogy|Pershing]]
*[[Storey County, Nevada Genealogy|Storey]]
*[[Washoe County, Nevada Genealogy|Washoe]]
*[[White Pine County, Nevada Genealogy|White Pine]]
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'''Independent Cities:&nbsp;''' [[Carson City, Nevada|Carson City]]
 
'''Other counties which might have records for Nevada residents:''' [[Beaver County, Nevada Genealogy|Beaver UT]]{{·}} [[Bernalillo County, New Mexico Genealogy|Bernalillo NM]]{{·}} [[Carson County, Nevada Genealogy|Carson NV]]{{·}} [[Desert County, Nevada Genealogy|Desert NV]]{{·}} [[Humboldt County, Utah Genealogy|Humboldt UT]]{{·}} [[Iron County, Utah Genealogy|Iron UT]]{{·}} [[Juab County, Utah Genealogy|Juab UT]]{{·}} [[Lake County, Utah Genealogy|Lake UT]]{{·}} [[Millard County, Utah Genealogy|Millard UT]]{{·}} [[Mohave County, Arizona Genealogy|Mohave AZ]]{{·}} [[Ormsby County, Nevada Genealogy|Ormsby NV]]{{·}} [[Pahute County, Nevada Genealogy|Pahute NV]]{{·}} [[Pah-Ute County, Arizona Genealogy|Pah-Ute AZ]]{{·}} [[Rio Arriba County, New Mexico Genealogy|Rio Arriba NM]]{{·}} [[Rio Virgin County, Utah Genealogy|Rio Virgin UT]]{{·}} [[Roop County,|Roop NV]]{{·}} [[Saint Mary's County,|Saint Mary's UT]]{{·}} [[San Juan County, New Mexico (Extinct)|San Juan NM]]{{·}} [[Santa Ana County, New Mexico Genealogy|Santa Ana NM]]{{·}} [[Taos County, New Mexico Genealogy|Taos NM]]{{·}} [[Tooele County, Utah Genealogy|Tooele UT]]{{·}} [[Valencia County, New Mexico Genealogy|Valencia NM]]{{·}} [[Washington County, Utah Genealogy|Washington UT]]{{·}} [[Weber County, Utah Genealogy|Weber UT]]{{·}} [[Nataqua Territory|Nataqua territory]]
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=== Major Repositories ===
 
[[Nevada State Library and Archives]]{{·}} [[Nevada Historical Society]]{{·}} [[University of Nev Libraries]]{{·}} [[National Archives at Riverside]]{{·}} [[National Archives at San Francisco]]{{·}} [[Family History Library]]
 
=== 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]]
 
=== 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%. <br>
 
[[Image:Nevada flag.png|150px|Nevada Flag]]
 
*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 ===
*Find which county a town is in, what town a cemetery is in, even where a postoffice or building is by using the 's ==Nevada Migration Routes==[[Applegate Trail]]{{·}} [[California Trail]]{{·}} [[Central Overland Trail]]{{·}} [[http://geonames.usgs.gov/pls/gnispublic Geographical Names Information SystemMormon Trail to Southern California]]. *{{·}} [[http://www.davidrumsey.com/directory/where// David Rumsey Map CollectionOld Trail]] is a large online collection of rare, old, antique historical atlases, globes, maps, charts plus other cartographic treasures. *{{·}} [[http://www.nvgenweb.org/ The Nevada GenWeb projectCentral Pacific Railroad]] has a wealth of information and is a part of the larger {{·}} [http://www.usgenweb.org/ Project[Southern Pacific Railroad]], which provides internet information on every county in every state. *{{·}} [[http://ldsgenealogy.com/NV/ Nevada GenealogyUnion Pacific Railroad]] extensive directory of Nevada genealogy records
==FamilySearch Resources==
Below are FamilySearch resources that can assist you in resourcing your family.
*[[Genealogy Help on Facebook|Facebook Communities]] - Facebook groups discussing genealogy research
*[https://familysearch.org/learningcenter/home.html Learning Center] - Online genealogy courses
*[https://familysearch.org/search/ Historical Records]
*[https://familysearch.org/ask/help#localResource Family History Center locator map]
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==Additional Resources = Obtain additional help === *[httpshttp://familysearchwww.cyndislist.orgcom/us/asknv/gethelp Call or chat with an experienced researcherCyndi's List]&nbsp; - Nevada genealogy sites on the internet*[httpshttp://www.facebookgenealogytrails.com/pagesnev/-Wyoming Genealogy-Research/234071976689946?fref=ts Join a Facebook GroupTrails]&nbsp; === Things You Can Do === In order to make this wiki a better research tool, we need your help! Many tasks need to be done. You can help by:<br>  {| cellspacing="1" cellpadding="1" border="0" class="FCK__ShowTableBorders"|-| <br> | collection of transcribed data for the state of Nevada*[[Edit a page|Expand an article]] or [[Specialhttp:Shortpages|short page]//www.accessgenealogy.com/Nevada-genealogy Access Genealogy] – Genealogy guide for Nevada*[[Helphttp:Creating a Page|Create a new article//www.ancestorhunt.com/Nevada-genealogy.htm Ancestorhunt.com]]<br> - resources for Nevada genealogy research*[[How to categorize an article|articleshttp://www.raogk.org/Nevada-genealogy/ Random Acts of Genealogical Kindness]]<br> | *[[Create an external link|Add external links - Guide to articles]] Ancestry and Family Tree Records for Nevada*[[Create an internal link|Add internal links to articles]] *Otherhttp://files.lib.byu.edu/family-history-library/research-outlines/US/Nevada|}pdf Nevada Research Outline] – Original Family History Library research outline; contains many out of date links
{{Click|Image:Volunteers wanted sm.png|FamilySearch Wiki:Help wanted on the Nevada pages|Wiki Volunteers Wanted}}
To add your knowledge and help expand the wiki [[FamilySearch Wiki:Help wanted on the Nevada pages|click here]]:
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