Nevada, United States Genealogy

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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).


Welcome to Nevada, The Silver State

The pristine shoreline of Lake Tahoe, NV
How to Find Your
Nevada Ancestor's
1. Birth Information
2. Marriage Information
3. Death Information


Counties[edit | edit source]

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

Other counties which might have records for Nevada residents: Beaver UT · Bernalillo NM · Carson NV · Desert NV · Humboldt UT · Iron UT · Juab UT · Lake UT · Millard UT · Mohave AZ · Ormsby NV · Pahute NV · Pah-Ute AZ · Rio Arriba NM · Rio Virgin UT · Roop NV · Saint Mary's UT · San Juan NM · Santa Ana NM · Taos NM · Tooele UT · Valencia NM · Washington UT · Weber UT · Nataqua territory

Major Repositories[edit | edit source]

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[edit | edit source]

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?[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%.

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.

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