A report on Nevada and Carson City, Nevada

Mexico in 1824. Alta California included today's Nevada.
Abraham Curry
Sculpture representing a steam locomotive, in Ely, Nevada. Early locomotives played an important part in Nevada's mining industry.
Nevada territory in 1861
Illustration of Carson City in 1877
Mountains west of Las Vegas in the Mojave Desert
Secret Harbor Beach, Lake Tahoe
A valley near Pyramid Lake
Looking south on US 395, just south of US 50 in Douglas County near Carson City
Topographic map of Nevada
<center>Historic St Charles Hotel in Carson City</center>
Little Finland rock formation in Nevada
<center>Former Carson City Post Office</center>
Köppen climate types of Nevada, using 1991-2020 climate normals.
<center>The Governor's Mansion in Carson City</center>
The Las Vegas Strip looking South
Paul Laxalt State Building – formerly the U.S. Court House & Post Office, now home to the Nevada Commission on Tourism
Carson City Mint in Carson City. Carson City is an independent city and the capital of Nevada.
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, Calico basin
Great Basin National Park
The quartzite of Doso Doyabi in Great Basin National Park
Valley of Fire State Park
Mount Charleston
Population density map of Nevada
The Winnemucca Sand Dunes, north of Winnemucca
Downtown Reno
East Las Vegas suburbs
Nevada quarter
MGM Grand, with sign promoting it as The City of Entertainment
Lake Tahoe on the Nevada–California border
Goldstrike (Post-Betze) Mine in the Carlin Trend, the largest Carlin-type deposit in the world, containing more than 35000000 ozt gold
Cattle near the Bruneau River in Elko County
Ranching in Washoe County
State route shield
U.S. Route50, also known as "The Loneliest Road in America"
The Nevada State Legislative Building in Carson City
The courthouse of the Supreme Court of Nevada
A map that details the federal land in southern Nevada, showing Nellis Air Force Base Complex and Nevada Test Site
Party registration by county (February 2021):

Carson City is an independent city and the capital of the U.S. state of Nevada.

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Nevada's capital is Carson City while the largest city is Las Vegas.

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Reno, Nevada

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The Overland Limited at Reno in 1913
The flag that was used by Reno from 1959 up to the flag change on April 25, 2018
Reno Nevada and the Truckee Meadows south west of the Reno Tahoe International Airport has a large herd of mustang horses. These horses nurse and range around the runoff of Steamboat Creek. The mustang is a notable iconic image of the Nevada range land, which includes Reno.
Dog Valley, west of Reno, an area of active faulting
Sunset in Reno
Map of racial distribution in Reno, 2010 U.S. Census. Each dot is 25 people:
Downtown Reno, including the city's famous arch over Virginia Street
Silver Legacy Hotel with Downtown Reno in the background
A panorama of downtown Reno in 2012
Night arrival of medical transport helicopter at Renown Regional Medical Center
Exterior of Nevada Museum of Art
Reno Events Center
Reno Whitewater Festival at the whitewater park in Reno
Virginia Lake is a popular place for people to walk their dog in Reno.
River rafting on the 4th of July, 2018 on the Truckee River
T6s line up for the 2014 Reno Air Races
An older picture showing part of the University of Nevada, Reno campus in the foreground
Reno skyline in June 2006
I-80 in Downtown Reno
Reno skyline in September 2014

Reno is a city in the northwest section of the U.S. state of Nevada, along the Nevada-California border, about 22 mi from Lake Tahoe, known as "The Biggest Little City in the World".

Known as Greater Reno, it includes Washoe, Storey, Lyon Counties, the independent city and state capital, Carson City, as well as parts of Placer and Nevada Counties in California.

The California Trail led to the gold fields.

California Trail

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Emigrant trail of about 1600 mi across the western half of the North American continent from Missouri River towns to what is now the state of California.

Emigrant trail of about 1600 mi across the western half of the North American continent from Missouri River towns to what is now the state of California.

The California Trail led to the gold fields.
The exploration of the West by Jedediah Smith
John Bidwell
Western trails in Nebraska. The Mormon Trail is in blue; the Oregon and California Trails and the Pony Express route in red; an alternate Oregon/California route in dashed red; lesser-used trails in orange. The Platte River is between the Mormon and Oregon/California Trail. Fort Kearny is the black dot.
Chimney Rock, Nebraska
Scotts Bluff, Nebraska
Trail Ruts, Wyoming
The California Trail as it approaches Scotts Bluff from the east.
North Platte, Sweetwater Rivers across Wyoming
Independence Rock
The Sweetwater River at Devil's Gate, 1870
South Pass facing west toward Pacific Springs
Green River watershed
Map of the Bear River
Frederick W. Lander
An encampment on the Humboldt River, 1859. Digitally restored.
Humboldt River, Nevada
West Fork of the Carson River, just east of Hope Valley in Alpine County, California
Map of the Carson, Truckee, Humboldt River drainage system western Nevada
Donner Pass in the 1870s showing Dutch Flat wagon route improvements—made by Central Pacific Railroad.
A view of the South Fork of the Yuba River from the North Bloomfield Road bridge.
A waterfall on the South Fork Yuba River in South Yuba River State Park
View of the Sierra Nevada range and Sonora Peak looking northward from Sonora Pass.

The route went south from Salt Lake City across the Jordan River to Fairfield, Utah, then west-southwest past Fish Springs National Wildlife Refuge, Callao, Utah, Ibapah, Utah, to Ely, Nevada, then across Nevada to Carson City, Nevada.

About 1000 mi of the rutted traces of these trails remain in Kansas, Nebraska, Wyoming, Idaho, Utah, Nevada and California as historical evidence of the great mass migration westward.

The south shore of Lake Tahoe in California, as seen from the west shore

Lake Tahoe

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Large freshwater lake in the Sierra Nevada of the United States.

Large freshwater lake in the Sierra Nevada of the United States.

The south shore of Lake Tahoe in California, as seen from the west shore
North Lake Tahoe aerial photo
Lake Tahoe, view of California shore from Nevada side
Sunrise over lake Tahoe
Fallen Leaf Lake and Lake Tahoe in background from Angora Ridge Rd. to the Angora Lakes Resort
Sockeye salmon (Oncorhynchus nerka) jumping a beaver dam
Damaged beaver dam on Blackwood Creek. Beaver dams are easily crossed by trout and their ponds may serve as critical breaks for wildfires.
An 1860s map of "Lake Bigler" during the name controversy
The only outlet of Lake Tahoe and the headwaters of the Truckee River at Lake Tahoe Dam
An example of road runoff with fine sediment at El Dorado Beach. However, this storm drain was removed during construction. The new beach now called Lakeview Commons opened in mid-2012.
Emerald Bay, Lake Tahoe
Secret Beach on Lake Tahoe's Nevada side
A view from the east shore of Lake Tahoe
Ski slopes overlooking Lake Tahoe
Lake Tahoe Gondola Ride
A sailboat on Lake Tahoe
Motorcycle by Lake Tahoe
View from the Tahoe Rim Trail
Casinos in Stateline, Nevada
Cave Rock Tunnel on US 50
U.S. Route 50 in South Lake Tahoe
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Lying at 6225 ft, it straddles the state line between California and Nevada, west of Carson City.

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Nye County, Nevada

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Gold specimen from the Round Mountain Gold Mine
Road from Carrara, Nevada, towards the marble quarry in the background

Nye County is a county in the U.S. state of Nevada.

Nye County has a long stretch of U.S. Route 95, the main road connecting Las Vegas with the state capital, Carson City.

Carson River

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Northwestern Nevada river that empties into the Carson Sink, an endorheic basin.

Northwestern Nevada river that empties into the Carson Sink, an endorheic basin.

The lower reaches of the Carson River near Fallon

The main stem of the river is 131 mi long although the addition of the East Fork makes the total length 205 mi, traversing five counties: Alpine County in California and Douglas, Storey, Lyon, and Churchill Counties in Nevada, as well as the Consolidated Municipality of Carson City, Nevada.

View east along US 50 entering Stateline, Nevada, from South Lake Tahoe, California

U.S. Route 50 in Nevada

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Transcontinental highway in the United States, stretching from West Sacramento, California, in the west to Ocean City, Maryland, on the east coast.

Transcontinental highway in the United States, stretching from West Sacramento, California, in the west to Ocean City, Maryland, on the east coast.

View east along US 50 entering Stateline, Nevada, from South Lake Tahoe, California
Shoe tree along Highway 50 Nevada in the United States
US 50 stretching across the Nevada desert
Lincoln Highway Sign along US 50 at Middlegate with the Middlegate shoe tree visible in the distance
US 6/US 50/US 93 crossing Conners Pass near Ely.
Custom sign placed by the Department of Transportation to promote US 50 as The Loneliest Road in America.
Sign near the Nevada–Utah state line celebrating 30 years of being designated the Loneliest Road in America
The eastern junction of US 50 and US 93 at Majors Place
Downtown Ely
The Middlegate roadhouse
Salt Wells, just east of Fallon

The Nevada portion crosses the center of the state and was named "The Loneliest Road in America" by Life magazine in July 1986.

US 50 has a diverse route through the state, traversing the resort communities of Lake Tahoe, the state capital in Carson City, historical sites such as Fort Churchill State Historic Park, petroglyphs, alpine forests, desert valleys, ghost towns, and Great Basin National Park.

Location of the county within Nevada, United States in 1987–1989.

Bullfrog County, Nevada

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Location of the county within Nevada, United States in 1987–1989.
Yucca Mountain

Bullfrog County was an uninhabited county in the U.S. state of Nevada created by the Nevada Legislature in 1987.

Its county seat was located in the state capital of Carson City 270 mi away, and its officers were appointed by the governor rather than elected.

Sacramento, California

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Capital city of the U.S. state of California and the seat and largest city of Sacramento County.

Capital city of the U.S. state of California and the seat and largest city of Sacramento County.

Sutter's Fort was founded in 1840 by John Augustus Sutter during the period of Mexican California.
Sacramento in 1849, when the city was an economic center of the California Gold Rush
Tower Bridge over the Sacramento River
The Elks Tower was built in 1926 in an Italianate style.
The 1975 assassination attempt of President Gerald Ford in Capitol Park
Aerial view of Central Sacramento and the Sacramento River
Satellite photo of Sacramento
Downtown Sacramento is the home of numerous corporations and organizations.
Old Sacramento is a popular nighttime destination for fine dining.
The American River is popular for kayaking and recreational boating.
A farmer's market at Chavez Park
Map of racial distribution in Sacramento, 2010 U.S. Census. Each dot is 25 people: White, Black, Asian , Hispanic or other (yellow)
The Roman Catholic Cathedral of the Blessed Sacrament
U.S. Bank Tower is the second-tallest building in Sacramento.
The Robert T. Matsui U.S. Courthouse is home to the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California.
The Sacramento Convention Center Complex hosts the Sacramento Ballet and the Sacramento Philharmonic Orchestra.
The Spanish Colonial Revival style Ramona Building, built in 1930.
The Crocker Art Museum is the oldest public art museum in the Western United States and has one of the premier public art collections in the country.
The Wells Fargo Pavilion hosts the California Musical Theatre and the Sacramento Theatre Company.
The Sacramento Theatre Company is Sacramento's oldest theatre troupe.
Old Sacramento is a National Historic Landmark District.
Historic Sacramento Chinatown Paifang
The Golden 1 Center is home of the Sacramento Kings of the National Basketball Association (NBA).
The Capitol Mall is a major monumental parkway leading from Tower Bridge to the California Capitol.
The California State Fair is held at the California Exposition.
The California Governor's Mansion is the official residence of the governor of California.
Sacramento City Hall holds the mayor of Sacramento and Sacramento City Council.
Sacramento State University is one of the best-ranked universities on the West Coast.
The McGeorge School of Law of the University of the Pacific is a law school in the Oak Park neighborhood.
The historic C.K. McClatchy High School
Renaissance Tower is Sacramento's fifth-tallest building.
Sacramento is one of the three homes of the Supreme Court of California.
The historic Citizen Hotel in Downtown Sacramento
Amtrak's Sacramento Valley Rail Station is a gateway to the Sacramento Valley.
Sacramento International Airport is a regional hub.
The Sacramento RT Light Rail on K Street

Sacramento is the northern terminus of the Amtrak California San Joaquins route which provide direct multiple-frequency passenger rail service to California's Central Valley as far as Bakersfield; Thruway Motorcoach connections are available from the trains at Bakersfield to Southern California and Southern Nevada.

The third and final thruway motorcoach route serves Placerville, Lake Tahoe, Stateline Casinos, and Carson City, Nevada.

Lamoille Canyon Scenic Byway

Humboldt–Toiyabe National Forest

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Lamoille Canyon Scenic Byway
Summer wildflowers in Copper Basin (Jarbidge and Mountain City ranger districts)
Copper Basin in the Jarbidge Wilderness
Lamoille Lake in the Ruby Mountains
Lake Tahoe's eastern shoreline is within the Carson ranger district

The Humboldt–Toiyabe National Forest (HTNF) is the principal U.S. National Forest in the U.S. state of Nevada, and has a smaller portion in Eastern California.

Local ranger district offices are located in Austin, Bridgeport, Carson City, Las Vegas, and Tonopah.

Nevada Senate

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The Nevada Senate is the upper house of the Nevada Legislature, the state legislature of U.S. state of Nevada, the lower house being the Nevada Assembly.

The Senate met at the Nevada State Capitol in Carson City until 1971, when a separate Legislative Building was constructed south of the Capitol.