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Nevada County, California Genealogy

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==== Parent County ====
'''25 April 1851: '''Nevada County was created from [[Yuba County, California Genealogy|Yuba]] County. '''County seat:''' Nevada City <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref> ==== Description ==== The county was named after the mining town of Nevada City, a name derived from the term "Sierra Nevada." The word nevada is Spanish for "snowy" or "snow-covered.". The county seat Nevada City and the county was created April 25, 1851. The County is located in the east central area of the state.<ref>Wikipedia contributors, "Nevada County," in ''Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia'', https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nevada_County,_California 05/04/2017.</ref>
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