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Nevada

Welcome to Nevada and a brief overview of The Silver State.

A Rocky Mountain State, Nevada is located in the western part of the 48 "conterminous" states. It's bordered on the north by Oregon and Idaho and on the south by California and Arizona. Nevada is bordered on the east by Utah and Arizona and on the west by California.

Nevada among the states

  • Statehood: October 31, 1864 (36th state)
  • Abbreviation: Nev. (traditional), NV (postal)
  • Capital: Carson City.
  • Size: 110,561 square miles, includes inland water (7th)
  • Coastline: None.
  • Motto: All For Our Country.
  • State bird: Mountain bluebird (Sialia currucoides) adopted 1967.
  • State flower: Sagebrush (Artemisia tridentata or Artemisia trifida) adopted 1917.
  • State song: "Home means Nevada", words and music by Mrs. Bertha Raffetto, adopted 1933.
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