established Oct. 31, 1864 formerly known as Nevada Territory
flag of Nevada
seal of Nevada
Nevada two letter code: NV
capital: Carson City est. 1861
3,139,658 ( 24.80 people per square mile )
Battle Born State
Sagebrush State
Silver State
5 Neighboring States:
2 Areacodes:
702     775    
Airport : 97
Gliderport : 1
Heliport : 27
Ultralight : 1
Electoral Votes: 6
State Motto: All For Our Country
Highest point in Nevada: Boundary Peak , 13,140 feet
fossil Shonisaurus
fossil scientific name Shonisaurus popularis
tree Single-leaf Pinyon
tree binomial nomenclature Pinus monophylla
flower Sagebrush
flower scientificname Artemisia tridentata
grass Indian ricegrass
grass scientific name Oryzopsis hymenoides
fish Lahontan cutthroat trout
fish binomial nomenclature Oncorhynchus clarki (subspecies henshawi)
bird Mountain Bluebird
reptile Desert tortoise
reptile scientific name Gopherus agassizii
insect Vivid Dancer
insect scientific name Argia vivida
land mammal Desert bighorn sheep
mineral Silver
rock or stone Sandstone
gemstone Black fire opal / Turquoise
zipcodes for Nevada : 88901 88905 89001 89002 89003 89004 89005
all 230 zipcodes for Nevada
Crime Chart Nevada Crime (2014) USA Crime (2014)
population 2,839,099 318,857,056
violent crimes 18,0451,197,987
violent crime rate635.6375.7
murder and manslaughter17014,249
murder and manslaughter rate6.04.5
rape rate47.836.6
robbery rate209.7102.2
aggravated assault10,564741,291
aggravated assault rate372.1232.5
property crimes74,5388,277,829
property crime rate2625.42596.1
burglary rate772.3542.5
larceny theft42,4265,858,496
larceny theft rate1494.31837.3
motor vechicle theft10,185689,527
motor vehicle theft rate358.7216.2
131 cities in Nevada
Map City Population
Las Vegas 623,747
Henderson 285,667
Reno 241,445
North Las Vegas 234,807
Paradise 223,182
Sunrise Manor 187,647
Spring Valley 183,937
Enterprise 124,564
Sparks 96,094
Carson City 54,521
17 counties in Nevada
County Population
Clark 2,266,715
Washoe 471,519
Lyon 57,510
Carson City, Consolidated Municipality of 55,916
Elko 52,778
Douglas 48,905
Nye 46,523
Churchill 24,909
Humboldt 16,831
White Pine 9,580