Nevada, United States Genealogy
United States Nevada
Guide to Nevada ancestry, genealogy and family history, birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records
- This article is about a western state. For other uses, see (disambituation).
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Counties[edit | edit source]
Independent Cities: Carson City
Extinct or Renamed Counties: Beaver · Bernalillo · Carson · Desert · Humboldt (Utah) · Iron · Juab · Lake · Millard · Mohave · Ormsby · Pahute · Pah-Ute · Rio Arriba · Rio Virgin · Roop · Saint Mary's · San Juan · Santa Ana · Taos · Tooele · Valencia · Washington · Weber · Nataqua Territory
Major Repositories[edit | edit source]
Nevada State Library and Archives · Nevada Historical Society · University of Nev Libraries · National Archives Pacific Region (Riverside) · National Archives Pacific Region (San Francisco) · Family History Library
Migration Pathways[edit | edit source]
Did You Know?[edit | edit source]
- 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%.
- 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[edit | edit source]
- Find which county a town is in, what town a cemetery is in, even where a postoffice or building is by using the 's Geographical Names Information System.
- David Rumsey Map Collection is a large online collection of rare, old, antique historical atlases, globes, maps, charts plus other cartographic treasures.
- Looking 4 Kin Genealogy & Family History Network -
- The Nevada GenWeb project has a wealth of information and is a part of the larger Project, which provides internet information on every county in every state.
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