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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Nevada]]''  
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{{Nevada-sidebar}}<div style="width: 74%; float: right;"><center>{{TitleStyle1}}Welcome to Nevada, The Silver State{{/p}}</center>  
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*[[Churchill County, Nevada|Churchill]]  
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*[[Churchill County, |Churchill]]  
*[[Clark County, Nevada|Clark]]  
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*[[Clark County, |Clark]]  
*[[Douglas County, Nevada|Douglas]]  
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*[[Douglas County, |Douglas]]  
*[[Elko County, Nevada|Elko]]
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*[[Elko County, |Elko]]
  
 
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*[[Esmeralda County, Nevada|Esmeralda]]  
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*[[Esmeralda County, |Esmeralda]]  
*[[Eureka County, Nevada|Eureka]]  
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*[[Eureka County, |Eureka]]  
*[[Humboldt County, Nevada|Humboldt]]  
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*[[Humboldt County, |Humboldt]]  
*[[Lander County, Nevada|Lander]]
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*[[Lander County, |Lander]]
  
 
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*[[Lincoln County, Nevada|Lincoln]]  
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*[[Lincoln County, |Lincoln]]  
*[[Lyon County, Nevada|Lyon]]  
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*[[Lyon County, |Lyon]]  
*[[Mineral County, Nevada|Mineral]]  
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*[[Mineral County, |Mineral]]  
*[[Nye County, Nevada|Nye]]
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*[[Nye County, |Nye]]
  
 
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*[[Pershing County, Nevada|Pershing]]  
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*[[Pershing County, |Pershing]]  
*[[Storey County, Nevada|Storey]]  
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*[[Storey County, |Storey]]  
*[[Washoe County, Nevada|Washoe]]  
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*[[Washoe County, |Washoe]]  
*[[White Pine County, Nevada|White Pine]]
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*[[White Pine County, |White Pine]]
  
 
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'''Independent Cities:&nbsp;''' [[Carson City, Nevada|Carson City]]  
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'''Independent Cities:&nbsp;''' [[Carson City, |Carson City]]  
  
'''Extinct or Renamed Counties:&nbsp;''' [[Beaver County, Nevada|Beaver]]{{·}} [[Bernalillo County, Nevada|Bernalillo]]{{·}} [[Carson County, Nevada|Carson]]{{·}} [[Desert County, Nevada|Desert]]{{·}} [[Humboldt County, Utah|Humboldt (Utah)]]{{·}} [[Iron County, Nevada|Iron]]{{·}} [[Juab County, Nevada|Juab]]{{·}} [[Lake County, Nevada|Lake]]{{·}} [[Millard County, Nevada|Millard]]{{·}} [[Mohave County, Nevada|Mohave]]{{·}} [[Ormsby County, Nevada|Ormsby]]{{·}} [[Pahute County, Nevada|Pahute]]{{·}} [[Pah-Ute County, Nevada|Pah-Ute]]{{·}} [[Rio Arriba County, Nevada|Rio Arriba]]{{·}} [[Rio Virgin County, Utah|Rio&nbsp;Virgin]]{{·}} [[Roop County, Nevada|Roop]]{{·}} [[Saint Mary's County, Nevada|Saint Mary's]]{{·}} [[San Juan County, New Mexico (Extinct)|San Juan]]{{·}} [[Santa Ana County, Nevada|Santa Ana]]{{·}} [[Taos County, Nevada|Taos]]{{·}} [[Tooele County, Nevada|Tooele]]{{·}} [[Valencia County, Nevada|Valencia]]{{·}} [[Washington County, Nevada|Washington]]{{·}} [[Weber County, Nevada|Weber]]{{·}} [[Nataqua Territory|Nataqua Territory]]  
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'''Extinct or Renamed Counties:&nbsp;''' [[Beaver County, |Beaver]]{{·}} [[Bernalillo County, |Bernalillo]]{{·}} [[Carson County, |Carson]]{{·}} [[Desert County, |Desert]]{{·}} [[Humboldt County, Utah|Humboldt (Utah)]]{{·}} [[Iron County, |Iron]]{{·}} [[Juab County, |Juab]]{{·}} [[Lake County, |Lake]]{{·}} [[Millard County, |Millard]]{{·}} [[Mohave County, |Mohave]]{{·}} [[Ormsby County, |Ormsby]]{{·}} [[Pahute County, |Pahute]]{{·}} [[Pah-Ute County, |Pah-Ute]]{{·}} [[Rio Arriba County, |Rio Arriba]]{{·}} [[Rio Virgin County, Utah|Rio&nbsp;Virgin]]{{·}} [[Roop County, |Roop]]{{·}} [[Saint Mary's County, |Saint Mary's]]{{·}} [[San Juan County, New Mexico (Extinct)|San Juan]]{{·}} [[Santa Ana County, |Santa Ana]]{{·}} [[Taos County, |Taos]]{{·}} [[Tooele County, |Tooele]]{{·}} [[Valencia County, |Valencia]]{{·}} [[Washington County, |Washington]]{{·}} [[Weber County, |Weber]]{{·}} [[Nataqua Territory|Nataqua Territory]]  
 
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=== Major Repositories  ===
 
=== Major Repositories  ===
  
[[Nevada State Library and Archives]]{{·}} [[Nevada Historical Society]]{{·}} [[University of Nev Las Vegas Libraries]]{{·}} [[National Archives Pacific Region (Riverside)]]{{·}} [[National Archives Pacific Region (San Francisco)]]{{·}} [[Family History Library]]  
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[[ State Library and Archives]]{{·}} [[ Historical Society]]{{·}} [[University of Nev Libraries]]{{·}} [[National Archives Pacific Region (Riverside)]]{{·}} [[National Archives Pacific Region (San Francisco)]]{{·}} [[Family History Library]]  
  
 
=== Migration Pathways  ===
 
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=== Did You Know?  ===
 
=== Did You Know?  ===
  
*Nevada has more mountain ranges than any other state. The highest point is at the 13,145 foot top of .  
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* has more mountain ranges than any other state. The highest point is at the 13,145 foot top of .  
*Nevada is the largest gold producing state in the United States. Nevada is second in the world behind South Africa.  
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* is the largest gold producing state in the . is second in the world behind South Africa.  
*Average annual temperature in Las Vegas is 66 degrees F. The annual average daily humidity is 29%. <br>
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*Average annual temperature in is 66 degrees F. The annual average daily humidity is 29%. <br>
  
[[Image:Nevada.png|150px|Nevada.png]] [[Image:Nevada flag.png|150px|Nevada flag.png]]  
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  means "snow capped" in . Nevada is 110,540 square miles; 485 miles long, 315 miles wide, Nevada ranks as the seventh largest in the United States. Nevada was the 36th state to be admitted. Nevada consists of seventeen counties.  
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  means "snow capped" in . is 110,540 square miles; 485 miles long, 315 miles wide, ranks as the seventh largest in the . was the 36th state to be admitted. consists of seventeen counties.  
  
 
=== Research Tools  ===
 
=== 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 United States Geographical Survey's [http://geonames.usgs.gov/pls/gnispublic Geographical Names Information System].  
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*Find which county a town is in, what town a cemetery is in, even where a postoffice or building is by using the 's [http://geonames.usgs.gov/pls/gnispublic Geographical Names Information System].  
*[http://www.davidrumsey.com/directory/where/Nevada/ David Rumsey Map Collection] is a large online collection of rare, old, antique historical atlases, globes, maps, charts plus other cartographic treasures.  
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*[http://www.davidrumsey.com/directory/where// David Rumsey Map Collection] is a large online collection of rare, old, antique historical atlases, globes, maps, charts plus other cartographic treasures.  
*[http://www.looking4kin.com/group/nevadagenealogy Looking 4 Kin Genealogy &amp; Family History Network - Nevada]  
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*[http://www.looking4kin.com/group/nevadagenealogy Looking 4 Kin Genealogy &amp; Family History Network - ]  
*[http://www.nvgenweb.org/ The Nevada GenWeb Project] has a wealth of information and is a part of the larger [[USGenWeb|USGenWeb Project]]. [http://www.usgenweb.org/ The USGenWeb Project] provides internet information on every county in every state in the United States.  
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*[http://www.nvgenweb.org/ The GenWeb Project] has a wealth of information and is a part of the larger [[ Project]]. [http://www.usgenweb.org/ The Project] provides internet information on every county in every state in the .  
*[http://net.lib.byu.edu/fslab/researchoutlines/US/Nevada.pdf BYU Nevada Research Outline] largely duplicates these Wiki pages. Includes some bibliographic lists from BYU Library, 2001.
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*[http://net.lib.byu.edu/fslab/researchoutlines/US/.pdf ] largely duplicates these Wiki pages. Includes some bibliographic lists from Library, 2001.
  
 
'''Wiki articles describing online collections are found at:'''  
 
'''Wiki articles describing online collections are found at:'''  
  
*[[Nevada,  (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Nevada,  (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]<br>  
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*[[Nevada, Marriage Index (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Nevada Marriage Index (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
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*[[, Marriage Index (FamilySearch Historical Records)| Marriage Index (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
  
 
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*[https://familysearch.org/ask/gethelp Call or chat with an experienced researcher]&nbsp;  
 
*[https://familysearch.org/ask/gethelp Call or chat with an experienced researcher]&nbsp;  
*[https://www.facebook.com/pages/Nevada-Genealogy-Research/234071976689946?fref=ts Join a Facebook Group]&nbsp;  
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*[https://www.facebook.com/pages/-Genealogy-Research/234071976689946?fref=ts Join a Facebook Group]&nbsp;  
*[[Professional Genealogists who specialize in Nevada Research|Consult a Professional Genealogist]]
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*[[Professional Genealogists who specialize in Research|Consult a Professional Genealogist]]
  
 
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To add your knowledge and help expand the wiki [https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/FamilySearch_Wiki:Help_wanted_on_the_Nevada_pages click here]:  
 
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Revision as of 08:05, 21 March 2014

This article is about a western state. For other uses, see (disambiguation).

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Welcome to , The Silver State


The pristine shoreline of Lake Tahoe, NV
How to Find Your
Nevada, United States Genealogy Ancestor's
1. Birth Information
2. Marriage Information
3. Death Information
Hand and keyboard.jpg Nevada
Online Records


Counties

Elko CountyHumboldt CountyWashoe CountyPershing CountyLander CountyChurchill CountyEureka CountyWhite Pine County, NevadaLincoln CountyNye CountyClark CountyEsmeralda CountyMineral CountyLyon CountyDouglas CountyStorey CountyCarson CityNevada-county-map.gif

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

State Library and Archives · Historical Society · University of Nev Libraries · National Archives Pacific Region (Riverside) · National Archives Pacific Region (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 .
  • is the largest gold producing state in the . is second in the world behind South Africa.
  • Average annual temperature in is 66 degrees F. The annual average daily humidity is 29%.

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means "snow capped" in .  is 110,540 square miles; 485 miles long, 315 miles wide,  ranks as the seventh largest in the .  was the 36th state to be admitted.  consists of seventeen counties. 

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