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Nevada's name comes from the Spanish word meaning "snow clad"--a reference to the snow-covered peaks of the Sierra Nevada. The discovery of the Comstock Lode, a massive deposit of silver, in 1859 brought many fortune seekers. Statehood followed shortly afterwards in 1864, when Nevada was admitted as the 36st state. Nevada is in a mountain region that includes semiarid grasslands and sandy deserts, and is the most arid state in the nation. Nevada's two main cities, Las Vegas in the South and Reno in the North, attract fortune seekers from around the world hoping to strike it rich in the many casinos located there. The largest city is Las Vegas and the capital is Carson City (near Reno), and the state flower is the sagebrush. Nevada is also known as the Silver State.

From census 2000 and 2010: The Nevada state population was 1,998,257 in 2000 and 2,723,322 in 2010, with over half of the people living in and around Las Vegas. Nevada covers 109,826 square miles, and had a density of 24.6 persons per square mile. 26.5% of the population was of Hispanic or Latino origin, and 8.1% of the population was of Black or African American origin, and 7.2% were of Asian origin. Nevada grew 66.3% between 1990 and 2000, and 35.1% between 2000 and 2010.

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Better Business Bureau of Northern Nevada

Vegas BBB, Las Vegas Better Business Bureau.

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SCORE Northern Nevada Chapter

SCORE Southern Nevada Chapter

June Wisniewski's Judicial Terrorism

Nevada Small Business Development Center, Nevada SBDC, NSBDC

Northern Nevada Development Authority

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Nevada Cities and Places

Amargosa Valley Nevada

Amargosa Valley is in Nye County
Amargosa Valley Library

Amargosa Valley Gas Prices

Amargosa Valley Nevada Weather & Detailed 7 Day Forecast

Austin Nevada

Austin, NV

Main Street Austin, NV

Austin is in Lander County
Greater Austin Chamber of Commerce

Austin Historical Society

Berlin-Ichthyosaur State Park

Austin Branch Library

Austin Nevada Weather & Detailed 7 Day Forecast

Baker Nevada

Two-thirds of Americans cannot see the Milky Way from their backyards, and nearly all live in places with measurable light pollution. But because of its remote location, Great Basin National Park provides exceptional visibility of the night sky.
Great Basin Business & Tourism Council

Great Basin National Park

Great Basin Night Sky

Baker Gas Prices

Rural White Pine County, Baker Nevada Weather & Detailed 7 Day Forecast

Battle Mountain Nevada

Battle Mountain is in Elko County
Battle Mountain Chamber of Commerce, Lander County Convention & Tourism

Battle Mountain Area Entertainment & Outdoor Recreation

Battle Mountain Branch Library

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Battle Mountain Nevada Weather & Detailed 7 Day Forecast

Beatty Nevada

Beatty is on the Amargosa River in Nye County
Town of Beatty Nevada

Beatty Chamber of Commerce

Beatty History

Beatty Museum and Historical Society

Goldwell Open Air Museum

Beatty Gas Prices

Beatty Nevada Weather & Detailed 7 Day Forecast

Beowawe Nevada

Beowawe is in Elko County
Beowawe Branch Library

Beowawe Area Gas Prices

Rural Northern Lander County and Northern Eureka County, Beowawe Nevada Weather & Detailed 7 Day Forecast

Boulder City Nevada

Elevation 2611 feet
Boulder City

Boulder City Information

Chamber of Commerce

Nevada State Railroad Museum/Boulder City

Boulder City Gas Prices

Boulder City Weather & Detailed 7 Day Forecast

Boulder City Performing Arts
Boulder City Living Arts

Boulder City Ballet Company

Dance Etc., Inc. - MissAmys

Boulder City Annual Events

Art in the Park October

Fine Arts Festival April

Carlin Nevada

Elevation 4995 feet
City of Carlin

Elko Chamber of Commerce, Elko Area Chamber of Commerce

Elko Convention & Visitors Authority

Carlin Branch Library

Fire Acadamy

Carlin Gas Prices

Carlin Diesel Prices

Carlin Weather & Detailed 7 Day Forecast

Carson City and Carson Valley Nevada Webcam from the Carson City WNCC Campus/

City of Carson City Nevada

Carson City and Mindon Gas Prices

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Crescent Valley Nevada

Crescent Valley is in Eureka Countym Zip Code 89821.
Town of Crescent Valley Nevada

Fannie Komp Senior Center

Crescent Valley Gas Prices

Rural Northern Lander County and Northern Eureka County, Crescent Valley Nevada Weather & Detailed 7 Day Forecast

Crystal Bay Nevada

North Lake Tahoe Chamber of Commerce at Incline Village and Crystal Bay

Crystal Bay Club Casino Events

Crystal Bay Area Gas Prices

Kings Beach CA, Crystal Bay Nevada Weather & Detailed 7 Day Forecast

Dayton Nevada

Elevation 4412 feet
Dayton & Dayton Valley Nevada

Dayton Area Chamber of Commerce & Visitor Center

Dayton State Park

Dayton Gas Prices

Dayton Diesel Prices

Dayton Nevada Weather & Detailed 7 Day Forecast

Denio Nevada
Denio Junction Nevada
Denio Oregon

Denio in on the Nevada/Oregon border, in Nevada it is in North Humboldt County, in Oregon it is in South Harney County, Denio Junction is 3 miles south of Denio
Denio Junction Gas Prices

Rural Harney County, OR, Denio Nevada Weather & Detailed 7 Day Forecast

Elko Nevada

Ruby Mountains
The City of Elko is the Elko county seat.
Airport Code EKO
City of Elko

Elko Recreation Department

Elko Nevada Chamber of Commerce

Elko Convention and Visitors Authority

Great Basin Community College

Great Basin College Library

Western Folklife Center

Elko Gas Prices

Elko Diesel Prices

Elko Regional Airport

Elko Regional Airport, J.C. Harris Field Airport Status

Elko Weather & Detailed 7 Day Forecast

Elko Performing Arts
Elko Living Arts

Silver Stage Players

Ely Nevada

Ely is the White Pine County seat.
White Pine Chamber

White Pine County

White Pine Public Museum

McGill Drugstore Museum

Ely Gas Prices

Ely Diesel Prices

Ely Weather & Detailed 7 Day Forecast

Eureka Nevada

Zip Code 89316, Eureka is the Eureka County seat.
Eureka County was established in 1873. The land for Eureka County were derived from Elko, Lander and White Pine counties. The Town of Eureka was first settled in 1865 and was designated the County Seat in 1873. Located on US Highway 50 and Nevada Highway 278 in Eastern Nevada.
Elko County Library, Eureka Branch Library

Eureka Sentinel Museum

Eureka County Nevada

Eureka Area Gas Prices

Eureka Area Diesel Prices

Eureka Nevada Weather & Detailed 7 Day Forecast

Eureka Performing Arts
Eureka Living Arts

Eureka Opera House Opera House Calendar

Fallon Nevada

Fallon is the Churchill County Seat.
Fallon is located 70 miles east of Reno at the junction of US-50 & US-95, south of I-80
City of Fallon

Fallon Chamber of Commerce

Fallon Convention and Tourism Authority

Churchill Economic Development Authority

Churchill County

Churchill County Fairgrounds

Churchill County Museum & Archives

Churchill County Library

Western Nevada Community College Beck Library

Churchill Arts Council

Lahontan Valley News

Belmont Courthouse State Historic Park

Lahontan State Recreation Area

Fallon Gas Prices

Fallon Diesel Prices

Fallon Nevada Weather & Detailed 7 Day Forecast

Fallon Performing Arts
Fallon Living Arts

Oats Park Arts Center

Fernley Nevada

Fernley is in Lyon County.
City of Fernley Nevada

Fernley Chamber of Commerce

Lyon County Nevada

Fernley Branch Library

Fernley Gas Prices

Fernley Diesel Prices

Fernley Nevada Weather & Detailed 7 Day Forecast

Gabbs Nevada

For the first time in over 100 years the state legislature disincorporated this municipality in 2001.
Located in northwest Nye County, about 140 miles east of Carson City, Zip code 89409
Nevada State Archives

Rural Northern Nye County, Gabbs Nevada Weather & Detailed 7 Day Forecast

Gardnerville Nevada

Garnerville is in Douglas County
Town of Gardnerville Nevada

Carson Valley Chamber of Commerce

Carson Valley Visitors Authority

Douglas County Historical Society, DCHS

Douglas County

Minden-Tahoe Airport

Mindon & Gardnerville Gas Prices

Mindon & Gardnerville Diesel Prices

Gardnerville Nevada Weather & Detailed 7 Day Forecast

Genoa Nevada

Genoa is in north west Douglas County, Zip code 89411. Genoa Nevada was the first settlement in the Nevada territory in 1850.
Town History of Genoa Nevada

Carson Valley Chamber of Commerce

Candy Dance Arts & Crafts Faire September

Mormon Station State Historic Park

Genoa Area Gas Prices

Minden-Tahoe Airport

Genoa Nevada Weather & Detailed 7 Day Forecast

Gerlach Nevada

Gerlach is in Washoe County, Elevation 3,951 feet, Zip Code 89412.
Friends of Black Rock Desert, High Rock Canyon Maps

Nevada Weather & Detailed 7 Day Forecast

Glenbrook Nevada

Glenbrook is in extreme north west Douglas County near Lake Tahoe, located about 10 miles South of Incline Village, Nevada and about 12 miles North of South Lake Tahoe, California
Glenbrook Nevada Weather & Detailed 7 Day Forecast

Goldfield Nevada

Goldfield is the Esmeralda County seat, located halfway between Reno and Las Vegas on US 95 in east central Esmeralda County.
Goldfield Chamber of Commerce, 165 Crook St. 89013, 775-485-3560

Esmeralda County

Goldfield Gas Prices

Rural Esmeralda and Central Nye County, Goldfield Nevada Weather & Detailed 7 Day Forecast

Goodsprings Nevada

Goodsprings is in Clark County
Goodsprings Historical Society

Las Vegas-Clark County Library, Goodsprings Library

Goodsprings Gas Prices

Goodsprings Diesel Prices

Goodsprings Nevada Weather & Detailed 7 Day Forecast

Hawthorne Nevada

Elevation 4366 feet
Mineral County Chamber of Commerce

Hawthorne Gas Prices

Hawthorne Nevada Weather & Detailed 7 Day Forecast

Henderson Nevada

Black Mountain above Henderson, Nevada
Henderson is in in Clark County
City of Henderson

Henderson Chamber Of Commerce

Henderson Convention & Visitors Center

Clark County Health District, Henderson Location Map

Henderson Convention Center & Visitors Bureau

Nevada State College at Henderson

Henderson Gas Prices

Henderson Diesel Prices

Henderson Weather & Detailed 7 Day Forecast

Incline Village Nevada

Incline Village is in west Washoe County, elevation 6390 feet.
North Lake Tahoe Chamber of Commerce at Incline Village and Crystal Bay

Lake Tahoe State Park, Lake Tahoe-Nevada State Park

Incline Village General Improvement District, IVGID

Washoe County Library - Incline Village Library

Sierra Nevada College

Tahoe-Reno International Film Festival Late August

Lake Tahoe-Nevada State Park

Incline Village Gas Prices

Incline Village Diesel Prices

Incline Village Nevada Weather & Detailed 7 Day Forecast

Jackpot Nevada

Elevation 5213 feet. Located in Elko County less than 1 mile or 1.6 kilometers from the Idaho border on US Highway 93.
Jackpot Gas Prices

Jackpot Nevada Weather & Detailed 7 Day Forecast

Lake Pyramid Nevada

Lake Pyramid Webcam
Lake Pyramid is in Washoe County

Las Vegas Nevada

Airport Code LAS
City of Las Vegas Nevada

Las Vegas Area Gas Prices.

Las Vegas Weather & Detailed 7 Day Forecast

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Las Vegas Entertainment

Laughlin Nevada

Laughlin is in Clark County
Laughlin Chamber of Commerce

Laughlin Visitor Bureau

Las Vegas-Clark County Library, Laughlin Library

Laughlin Gas Prices

Bullhead City / Laughlin Nevada Weather & Detailed 7 Day Forecast

Lovelock Nevada

Lovelock Nevada, Zip Code 89419, is the Pershing County seat, 80 miles east of Reno
When the building of the Central Pacific Railroad reached the site of present Lovelock in early August of 1868, George Lovelock gave eighty-five acres for a town site which the company named Lovelock. The City Of Lovelock was incorporated on September 26, 1917.
City of Lovelock Nevada

Pershing County

Pershing County Library

Rye Patch State Recreation Area

Lovelock Gas Prices

Lovelock Nevada Weather & Detailed 7 Day Forecast

McDermitt Nevada

McDermitt, Nevada, Zip Code 89421 in Humbolt County, 74 miles north of Winnemucca on the Oregon border
Humboldt County Chamber of Commerce

McDermitt Gas Prices

Rural Malheur County, OR, McDermitt Nevada Weather & Detailed 7 Day Forecast

Mercury Nevada

Mercury is in Nye County. Mercury is also in the Nevada Test Site, and is governed by the Atomic Energy Commission to house the Test Site staff. As part of the test site, the town is closed to the general public.
Mercury Nevada Weather & Detailed 7 Day Forecast

Mesquite Nevada

Mesquite is in Clark County, next to the Arizona state line and 80 miles (124 km) northeast of Las Vegas, it is also 40 miles south west of St. George Utah, both on Interstate 15.
City of Mesquite Nevada

Mesquite Chamber of Commerce

Nevada Welcome Center-Mesquite

Las Vegas-Clark County Library, Mesquite Library

Mesquite Gas Prices

Mesquite Nevada Weather & Detailed 7 Day Forecast

Mill City Nevada

Mill City is in Pershing County, zip code 89418.
Humboldt County Chamber of Commerce

Winnemucca Convention and Visitors Authority

Mill City Area Gas Prices

Mill City Nevada Weather & Detailed 7 Day Forecast

Minden Nevada

Minden is the Douglas County Seat
Carson Valley Chamber of Commerce

Carson Valley Visitors Authority

Douglas County Nevada

Douglas County Public Library

Western Nevada Community College Douglas, WNCC Douglas

Western Nevada Community College Douglas Campus Library

Minden-Tahoe Airport

Mindon & Gardnerville Gas Prices

Mindon & Gardnerville Diesel Prices

Minden-Tahoe Airport

Minden Nevada Weather & Detailed 7 Day Forecast

New Washoe City Nevada
New Washoe Nevada

New Washoe City is located in the Washoe Valley in south east Washoe County between the Cities of Reno and Carson City, on Washoe Lake's east side. New Washoe City is named after the nearby older, smaller locale of Washoe City, now referred to as Old Washoe City, which lies on the northwest side of Little Washoe Lake.
Washoe Lake State Park

New Washoe Gas Prices

New Washoe City Nevada Weather & Detailed 7 Day Forecast

Nixon Nevada

Nixon is in east central Washoe County
Fernley Chamber Of Commerce

Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe

Pyramid Lake Community Library

Nixon & Fallon Gas Prices

Nixon Nevada Weather & Detailed 7 Day Forecast

North Las Vegas Nevada

North Las Vegas is in Clark County, and a major Las Vegas suburb.
City of North Las Vegas Nevada

La Ciudad de North Las Vegas

North Las Vegas Chamber of Commerce

North Las Vegas Library

North Las Vegas Gas Prices

North Las Vegas Diesel Prices

North Las Vegas Nevada Weather & Detailed 7 Day Forecast

Orovada Nevada

Orovada is in Humboldt County on the US 95 Highway.
Humboldt County Chamber of Commerce

Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest

Orovada Gas Prices

Orovada Nevada Weather & Detailed 7 Day Forecast

Overton Nevada

Overton is an unincorported city in Clark County
Overton Nevada Weather & Detailed 7 Day Forecast

Pahrump Nevada

Pahrump is in south Nye County
City of Pahrump Nevada

Pahrump Calendar

Pahrump Valley Chamber of Commerce

Pahrump Gas Prices

Pahrump Diesel Prices

Pahrump Nevada Weather & Detailed 7 Day Forecast

Panaca Nevada

Panaca is in east Lincoln County. The name Panaca comes from the Southern Paiute word Pan-nuk-ker which means metal, money, wealth.
Panaca Information

Lincoln County Chamber of Commerce

Lincoln County Nevada

Panaca Gas Prices

Panaca Nevada Weather & Detailed 7 Day Forecast

Paradise Nevada

Paradise is in Clark County, and is a major suburb of Las Vegas.
Paradise Town Advisory Board

Paradise Gas Prices

Paradise Diesel Prices

Paradise Nevada Weather & Detailed 7 Day Forecast

Pioche Nevada

Pioche is the Lincoln County seat, 180 miles north east of Las Vegas.
Pioche Chamber of Commerce

Lincoln County Chamber of Commerce

Pioche Gas Prices

Pioche Nevada Weather & Detailed 7 Day Forecast

Primm Nevada

Primm is in west Clark County. The community was renamed from Stateline (a community on US-50 near Lake Tahoe) to Primm in 1996, after casino owner Ernest Jay Primm. Primm is located forty miles south of Las Vegas on Interstate 15 near California. I-15 is the primary north south interstate between Montana, Central Utah, including St. George, Provo and Salt Lake City, Las Vegas and Southern California, including Barstow, and Los Angeles.
Primm Gas Prices

Primm Diesel Prices

Primm Nevada Weather & Detailed 7 Day Forecast

Rachel Nevada

Rachel in in Lincoln County, in Sand Spring Valley, in the southern Nevada high desert, along Hwy 375. It is located about 115 miles northwest of Las Vegas, separated from it by the restricted area around the Nellis Ranges, and about 27 miles north of the top secret Air Force Base Area 51.
Rachel Nevada

Lincoln County Chamber of Commerce

Rachel Gas Prices

Rachel Nevada Weather & Detailed 7 Day Forecast

Reno Nevada

Reno is the Washoe County seat.
Airport Code RNO
City of Reno, Nevada

Reno Gas Prices

Reno Diesel Prices

Reno Weather & Detailed 7 Day Forecast

More Reno Information

Round Mountain Nevada

Round Mountain is in north Nye County
Town of Round Mountain Nevada

Greater Smoky Valley Chamber of Commerce

Round Mountain Public Library

Rural Northern Nye County Nevada Weather & Detailed 7 Day Forecast

Ryndon Nevada

Ryndon is in Elko County
Elko Nevada Chamber of Commerce

Elko Convention and Visitors Authority

Ryndon Gas Prices

Ryndon Diesel Prices

Ryndon Nevada Weather & Detailed 7 Day Forecast

Silver Springs Nevada

Silver Springs is in Lyon County
Silver Springs Area Chamber of Commerce

Fort Churchill State Historic Park

Silver Springs Gas Prices

Silver Springs Nevada Weather & Detailed 7 Day Forecast

Sparks Nevada

Sparks is in Washoe County
City of Sparks

Sparks Gas Prices

Sparks Diesel Prices

Sparks Weather & Detailed 7 Day Forecast

More Sparks Information

Spanish Springs Nevada

Spanish Springs is in Washoe County, about 15 miles NNE of Reno, Zip Code 89510
Washoe County Library, Spanish Springs Library

Spanish Springs Airport

Spanish Springs Area Gas Prices

Spanish Springs Nevada Weather & Detailed 7 Day Forecast

Stateline Nevada

Stateline is in Douglas County, near Lake Tahoe and the City of South Lake Tahoe California
Lake Tahoe South Shore Chamber of Commerce

Lake Tahoe Visitors Authority

Stateline Gas Prices

Stateline Nevada Weather & Detailed 7 Day Forecast

Stateline Casino Entertainment

Bill's Casino Lake Tahoe Entertainment

Harrah's Lake Tahoe Entertainment

Harvey's Lake Tahoe Casino Hotel Entertainment

Lake Tahoe Horizon Casino Resort Entertainment

MontBleu Resort Casino & Spa Entertainment

Sunrise Manor Nevada

Sunrise Manor is an unincorporated town in Clark County
Sunrise Manor Gas Prices

Sunrise Manor Nevada Weather & Detailed 7 Day Forecast

Tonopah Nevada

Tonopah is the Nye County seat.
About Tonopah

Central Nevada Museum

Nye County

Tonopah Gas Prices

Tonopah Diesel Prices

Nevada Weather & Detailed 7 Day Forecast

Verdi Nevada

Verdi is in Washoe County
Washoe County Library, Verdi Nevada

Verdi and Reno Gas Prices

Verdi Nevada Weather & Detailed 7 Day Forecast

Virginia City Nevada

Virginia City is located on NV 341 at NV 342 in south west Story County near Washoe and Lyon Counties and is the Story County Seat
Virginia City

Virginia City Convention and Tourism Authority

Mackay Mansion Museum

Fourth Ward School Museum

Western Historic Radio Museum

Police Museum, Silver State National Peace Officers Museum, SSNPOM

Virginia and Truckee Railroad

Story County

Virginia City Area Gas Prices

Virginia City Weather & Detailed 7 Day Forecast

Wadsworth Nevada

Wadsworth is a census designated place or CDP in south east Washoe County about 32 miles east of Reno. The town was named for General James S. Wadsworth (October 30, 1807 to May 8, 1864), a Civil War union general killed at the battle of the Wilderness, May 57, 1864, was the first battle of Lt. General Ulysses S. Grant's 1864 Virginia Overland Campaign against Gen. Robert E. Lee and the Confederate Army of Northern Virginia.
Truckee Canal near Wadsworth Truckee Canal Real-Time

Wadsworth & Fallon Gas Prices

Wadsworth Weather & Detailed 7 Day Forecast

Wells Nevada

Wells Nevada
Wells is the Elko County seat.
Wells Chamber of Commerce

Wells Branch Library

Elko County

Wells Gas Prices

Wells Diesel Prices

Wells Nevada Weather & Detailed 7 Day Forecast

West Wendover Nevada

Zip Code 89883, in Elko County
City of West Wendover Nevada

West Wendover Tourism & Convention Bureau

Elko County Library, West Wendover Branch Library

West Wendover Gas Prices

West Wendover Diesel Prices

West Wendover Nevada Weather & Detailed 7 Day Forecast

Whitney Nevada

Whitney (formerly East Las Vegas) is in Clark County and the Las Vegas metropolitan area/
UNLV Rebels, Sam Boyd Stadium

Whitney Gas Prices

Whitney Nevada Weather & Detailed 7 Day Forecast

Winnemucca Nevada

Winnemucca is the Humboldt County seat. Located at the I-80 and US-95 North junction.
City of Winnemucca

Humboldt County Chamber of Commerce

Winnemucca Convention and Visitors Authority

Humboldt County

Humboldt County Development Authority

Humboldt County Library

Winnemucca Gas Prices

Winnemucca Diesel Prices

Winnemucca Weather & Detailed 7 Day Forecast

Yerington Nevada

Zip Code 89447, Yerington is the Lyon County seat.
City of Yerington

Lyon County

Lyon County Parks

Lyon County Library, Central Branch Library

Western Nevada Community College Yerington, WNCC Yerington

Lyon County Museum

Yerington Gas Prices

Yerington Diesel Prices

Yerington Weather & Detailed 7 Day Forecast

Zephyr Cove Nevada

Zephyr Cove is in northern-western Douglas County near Lake Tahoe
Lake Tahoe South Shore Chamber of Commerce

Lake Tahoe Branch Library, Douglas County Public Library

Zephyr Cove Gas Prices

Nevada Weather & Detailed 7 Day Forecast

Lake Tahoe Area

Incline Village-Crystal Bay Chamber of Commerce

Lake Tahoe South Shore Chamber of Commerce

Reno Tahoe Information

Tahoe Yacht Club

Tahoe City California Weather & Detailed 7 Day Forecast (North Lake Tahoe)

South Lake Tahoe California Weather & Detailed 7 Day Forecast

Truckee California Weather & Detailed 7 Day Forecast

Lake Tahoe Area Performing Arts

Lake Tahoe Shakespeare Festival

Tahoe City California

Tahoe City Gas Prices

Tahoe City Nevada Weather & Detailed 7 Day Forecast

Truckee California

These links are duplicated on the California cities page under the Truckee listings.
They are included here for your convenience.

Truckee Donner Chamber of Commerce
Safeway-Gateway Center
I-80 Exit 185, north of I-80 on California 89
11200 Donner Pass Road
Truckee, CA 96161
Paco's Bike & Ski

Bookshelf Stores, Inc.

Nearby Businesses, most at 11357 Donner Pass Rd. (Near 89 South, North of and Parrallel to I-80)
New Moon Natural Foods, Phone 530-587-7426.

Java Sushi, Phone 530-582-1144.

Jalapeño Joe's Burrito Club, Phone 530-550-7800

California DMV Office, Phone 800-777-0133.

Dairy Queen, 11355 Donner Pass Road, Phone 530-587-7055.

Save Mart/Long's Center
I-80 Exit 185, south of I-80 at California 89
11399 Deerfield Drive
Truckee, CA 96161
USPS, Donner Station, 11415 Deerfield Dr., Truckee

Truckee's Old Town
South of I-80
USPS, Truckee, 10050 Bridge St.

Truckee Newspapers

Moonshine Ink - What's brewing in Truckee

Nevada Newspapers & Magazines

Big Nickel

Elko Daily Free Press

Las Vegas Review-Journal

Las Vegas Sun

Nevada Magazine

Nevada Appeal, Carson City

Pack Edge, Sparks

Reno Gazette-Journal

Reno News & Review

Sparks Tribune

Nevada Television Stations

VHF by Call Letters

KENV TV Channel 10, Elko, NBC

KLAS TV (Channel 8 Las Vegas) CBS

KNPB TV Channel 5 PBS, Reno

KOLO_TV Channel 8 ABC, Reno

KRNV TV Channel 4 NBC, Reno

KRXI TV Channel 11 FOX, Reno

KTNV TV Channel 13 ABC, Las Vegas

KTVN TV Channel 2 CBS, Reno

KVBC TV Channel 3 NBC, Las Vegas

KVVU TV Channel 5 FOX, Las Vegas

UHF by Channel

KNIC Channel 15 Univision, Las Vegas

KEEN Channel 17 America One, Las Vegas

Channel 19, KHDF Azteca America, LasVegas

Channel 21, KAME UPN, Reno

Channel 21, KVWB WB, Kids WB, Las Vegas

Channel 25, KRRI LP (Spanish), Reno

Channel 25, KTUD UPN, Las Vegas

Channel 27, KELV LP Telefutura, Las Vegas

Channel 27, KREN The WB Television Network, Kids WB, Reno

Channel 33, KFBT Independent, Las Vegas

Channel 35, KYRK LP Independent, Las Vegas

Channel 39, K39FF Trinity Broadcasting Network TBN, Reno

Channel 39, KBLR Telemundo Paradise, Las Vegas

Channel 41, KNVV LP Univision, Reno

KAZR TV Channel 46 Azteca USA, Reno

Channel 52, K52FF Telemundo, Reno

Channel 57, K57FA Trinity Broadcasting Network TBN, Las Vegas

Channel 59, KVPX LP Azteca USA, Las Vegas

Channel 67, K67GB Daystar (religious station), Las Vegas

For Nevada Businesses

Nevada Business Information

Insurance company verification search

Employer Services

Brief Nevada History

From the Utah Territory, the Nevada Territory (Nevada is Spanish for snow-capped or snowfall) was created by an Act of Congress. It was signed by President James Buchanan and became effective March 2, 1861. President Abraham Lincoln appointed James W. Nye of New York as Nevada's first Territorial Governor. Nevada became the 36th State on October 31, 1864, when President Lincoln proclaimed Nevada's admission to the Union. During the next 75 or so years, many mining towns flourished over the state.

Since the early 1930's, tourism, particularly entertainment, legalized gaming (since 1931), and mining are important to Nevada's economy.

Nevada is the seventh largest State with 109,895 Square Miles. The highest point, less than a mile from the California border in Esmeralda County, in the Inyo National Forest is Boundary Peak at 13,143 feet. Mount Whitney, the highest peak in the contiguous 48 states is 14,495 feet. Wheeler Peak in Great Basin National Park (not to be confused with Wheeler Peak in New Mexico) is the second highest peak in Nevada at 13,063 feet. It is in the Great Basin National Park, near the Utah border. Its east face forms a rock cirque (pronounced surk, that is a steep-walled semicircular basin) which holds a small glacier. Nevada's Wheeler Peak dominates the surrounding terrain, unlike Boundary Peak which has many mountains around it. The Lowest Point is the Colorado River at 470 feet.

According to the 2000 census, the largest cities in order of size in Nevada are Las Vegas, Reno followed closely by Henderson, North Las Vegas, Sparks, Carson City and Elko.

Nevada National Parks

Great Basin National Park

Wheeler Peak looking west; from NPSFrom the desert sagebrush to the 13,063-foot summit of Wheeler Peak, Great Basin National Park includes streams, lakes, alpine plants, wildlife, a variety of forest types including groves of ancient bristlecone pines, and numerous limestone caverns, including Lehman Caves. Open daily 8:00 to 4:30 Pacific Time, extended hours in the summer, Cave Tours daily. Park and Cave Tours closed Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day and New Years Day. You may call the park at (775) 234-7331 (ext. 242 for Cave Tickets). Bookstore, Gift shop and Cafe. Vehicles over 24 feet in length are not recommended beyond Upper Lehman Creek Campground (3.5 miles). For complete information see Great Basin National Park.

Lake Mead National Recreational Area (NRA)

Lake Mead; from NPSLake Mead NRA provides a wide variety of unique outdoor recreation opportunities ranging from warm-water recreation to exploration of rugged and isolated backcountry. Nine roads provide access to the park. Lake Mead NRA has spectacular scenic vistas from park roads, the lake surface, and non-structured walks. Striking backdrops for all recreational activities include deep canyons, dry washes, sheer cliffs, distant mountain ranges, the lakes, colorful soils and rock formations and mosaics of different vegetation. Lake Mead is First National Recreation Area-October 8, 1964. Contact the Park at 702 293-8907 or 702 293-8990. For complete Park information see Lake Mead National Recreation Area.

For all Nevada National Parks see Nevada National Parks

Nevada State Parks

Valley of Fire State Park

Red sandstone formations.Located near Lake Mead which is near Las Vegas, is Nevada's oldest and largest state park, dedicated in 1935. Valley of Fire derives its name from the red sandstone formations and the stark beauty of the Mojave Desert. Ancient trees and early man are represented throughout the park by areas of petrified wood and a 3,000 year-old Indian petroglyph. Popular activities include camping, hiking, picnicking and photography. The park offers a full-scale visitor center with extensive interpretive displays. Several group use areas are also available. The park is open all year. It is located only six miles from Lake Mead and 55 miles northeast of Las Vegas via Interstate 15 and on exit 75. The Visitor Center is open 8:30 to 4:30. All campsites are first come, first serve. Two campgrounds with 51 units are available. Campsites are equipped with shaded tables, grills, water, and restrooms. Contact the park at 702 397-2088. For Online Gift Shop, more information and large picture see Valley of Fire State Park.

Lake Tahoe-Nevada State Park

Lake Tahoe from Nevada State Highway 431
Lake Tahoe-Nevada State Park offers a number of different areas for visitors to enjoy. Sand HarborSand Harbor is the most popular, with sandy beaches, a boat launch, picnicking and group use facilities. Sand Harbor is located three miles south of Incline Village on State Route 28. Memorial Point and Hidden Beach, between Incline Village and Sand Harbor, are areas which offer outstanding views of the lake and more secluded access to its shores. Spooner Lake, at the intersection of State Route 28 and U.S. 50, is popular for picnicking, hiking, mountain biking, catch-and-release fishing and cross-country skiing. A group use area is available as well as rental cabins.Lake Tahoe Shakespeare Festival at Sand Harbor Spooner Lake is also a trail head with access to the back country. The back country between Lake Tahoe and Carson City provides miles of hiking, equestrian and Mountain biking trails plus two primitive campsites. No vehicles are permitted in the back country, which has been designated as a State Primitive Area. Two of the more popular trails in this area are the Flume Trail above Sand Harbor and the Tahoe Rim Trail along the crest of the Carson Range. Cave Rock, located along U.S. 50 near Zephyr Cove, is a popular spot for boat launching and fishing. During July and August enjoy the shows put on by the Lake Tahoe Shakespeare Festival at Sand Harbor.

More about Lake Tahoe

Lake Tahoe, at 12 by 22 miles or 193 square miles is larger than the country of Aruba, and 3 times the size of the District of Columbia. It is also the second deepest lake in the United States and the tenth deepest in the world, and third deepest lake in North America, with a maximum depth measured at 1,645 ft (501 m), and an average depth of 989 ft (301 m). Crater Lake in Oregon is the deepest lake (1,949 ft or 594 m) in the US. The sun shines at Lake Tahoe an average of 274 days a year. The highest peak rising directly from the shoreline is Mt. Tallac at 9,735 feet. The highest point in the Tahoe Basin is Freel Peak in Alpine County California at 10,881 feet.

Sixty-three streams flow into Lake Tahoe, but only one, the Truckee River runs out. From Lake Tahoe at Tahoe City the Truckee River flows north along California State Highway 89 to Truckee, and turns east at Interstate 80. It flows through Reno Nevada turning north again at Wadsworth, Nevada flowing into Pyramid Lake, Nevada. Pyramid Lake is Nevada's largest natural lake (Lake Mead is the largest lake in Nevada, formed by Hoover Dam). More information about Lake Tahoe can be found at the USGS website, Lake Tahoe Data Clearinghouse, A gateway to information and data pertaining to Lake Tahoe.

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