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Welcome to Nevada
NEVADA Name officially adopted in 1861 when territory was established by Congress; from Spanish meaning snow-capped.
  • 1851--First settlement in dispute--Genoa, near Carson City, permanently settled by Mormons, then called Mormon Station in Utah Territory. Dayton, also near Carson City, permanently settled by miners and traders, then called Gold Canyon in Utah Territory.
  • 1854--Carson County created as part of Utah Territory. 1861--Created as Territory of Nevada on March 2
  • 1864--Admitted as the 36th state of the United States as the State of Nevada on October 31. Date celebrated as state holiday Nevada Day since 1939.
Nevada Commission On Tourism
Welcome to our Web site! The Nevada Commission on Tourism hopes your excursion through travelnevada.com will whet your appetite for a real-life adventure in the Silver State. Wide-open spaces start just beyond the city lights, so you can experience different adventures and still have time to enjoy our exciting resort hotel-casinos, fine dining, and 24-hour Nevada-style entertainment. We wish you a wonderful, unforgettable visit to Nevada. Come see us soon!
Nevada Division of Child and Family Services
The Nevada Division of Child and Family Services (DCFS), together in genuine partnership with families, communities and other governmental agencies, provides support and services to assist Nevada's children and families in reaching their full human potential. DCFS recognizes that Nevada's families are our future and children, youth and families thrive when they:
  • Live in safe, permanent settings
  • Experience a sense of sustainable emotional and physical well being
  • Receive support to consistently make positive choices for family and the common good
Department of Veterans Affairs
The Federal Governments programs for Veterans.
United States Congress
Let your Congressman know your feelings through an email or just find out what is going on.
United States Senate
Let your Senators know your feelings through an email or just find out what is going on.
 

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