A report on Nevada and Nye County, Nevada

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Gold specimen from the Round Mountain Gold Mine
Mexico in 1824. Alta California included today's Nevada.
Road from Carrara, Nevada, towards the marble quarry in the background
Sculpture representing a steam locomotive, in Ely, Nevada. Early locomotives played an important part in Nevada's mining industry.
Nevada territory in 1861
Mountains west of Las Vegas in the Mojave Desert
A valley near Pyramid Lake
Topographic map of Nevada
Little Finland rock formation in Nevada
Köppen climate types of Nevada, using 1991-2020 climate normals.
The Las Vegas Strip looking South
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):

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

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The center of population of Nevada is in southern Nye County.

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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.

The counties with the largest amount of forest land are Nye, Elko, and White Pine in Nevada, and Mono County in California, but there are 15 other counties with land in this widely dispersed forest.

Clark County, Nevada

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Kyle Canyon in the Mount Charleston Wilderness
Calico basin in Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area
2015 income distribution by household in Las Vegas.
Population living below federal poverty line by census tracts covering Clark County.
Map of racial distribution in Las Vegas, 2010 U.S. Census. Each dot is 25 people: White, Black, Asian Hispanic , or Other (yellow)
The Las Vegas Strip looking south
The entrance to the affluent MacDonald Highlands in Henderson
Enterprise, Nevada as seen from neighboring Southern Highlands
Regional Justice Center
The Clark County Detention Center
Clark County Government Center in Las Vegas with the World Market Center temporary buildings in background
White Domes trail, Valley of Fire State Park, in NE Clark County
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Clark County is located in the U.S. state of Nevada.

Pah-Ute County became part of Lincoln County and the westernmost part became the southernmost part of Nye County.

Cathedral Gorge and Lincoln County near Panaca

Lincoln County, Nevada

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Cathedral Gorge and Lincoln County near Panaca
A sign on U.S. Route 93 in Lincoln County

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

Nye County, Nevada - west

Wheeler Peak, elevation 13,065 feet (3,982 m), in Great Basin National Park.

White Pine County, Nevada

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Wheeler Peak, elevation 13,065 feet (3,982 m), in Great Basin National Park.
Timber Creek in the Schell Creek Range
A limber (white) pine tree in Nevada
Steam excursion train at the Nevada Northern Railway Museum's East Ely depot

White Pine County is a largely rural, mountain county along the central eastern boundary of the U.S. state of Nevada.

Nye County - southwest

Carson City, Nevada

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Abraham Curry
Illustration of Carson City in 1877
Secret Harbor Beach, Lake Tahoe
Looking south on US 395, just south of US 50 in Douglas County near Carson City
<center>Historic St Charles Hotel in Carson City</center>
<center>Former Carson City Post Office</center>
<center>The Governor's Mansion in Carson City</center>
Paul Laxalt State Building – formerly the U.S. Court House & Post Office, now home to the Nevada Commission on Tourism

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

In an attempt to either make a proposed spent nuclear fuel storage facility at Yucca Mountain prohibitively expensive (by raising property tax rates to the maximum allowed) or to allow the state to collect the potential federal payments of property taxes on the facility, the state government in 1987 carved Yucca Mountain out of Nye County and created a new county with no residents out of the area surrounding Yucca called Bullfrog County.

Tonopah, Nevada

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Tonopah in 1913
Old Mizpah mine in 1980
Tonopah (Nevada) Meteorite, aka Quinn Canyon meteorite main mass. Weight 3,275 lbs. Field Museum photo
The Nevada Rapid Transit line running between Tonopah and Manhattan
Clown Motel
HEADFRAME of the old Mizpah Mine. HAER photo, pre-1968. Within the Tonopah Historic Mining Park

Tonopah (, Shoshoni language: Tonampaa ) is an unincorporated town in, and the county seat of, Nye County, Nevada, United States.

I-80/US 95 concurrency near Winnemucca

U.S. Route 95 in Nevada

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I-80/US 95 concurrency near Winnemucca
I-80 Bus./US 95 concurrency in downtown Winnemucca
View from US 95 near Tonopah, Nevada
US 95 in Beatty, Nevada
Northbound US 95 between Beatty and Scotty's Junction
View south along U.S. Route 95 approaching I-15, I-515 and US 93 in Las Vegas in 2015

U.S. Route 95 (US 95) is a major U.S. highway traversing the U.S. state of Nevada from north to south directly through Las Vegas and providing connections to both Carson City (via US 50) and Reno (via Interstate 80).

US 95 exits Clark County and heads into eastern Nye County for 107 miles.

Walker Lake Recreation Area, a popular scenic attraction

Mineral County, Nevada

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Walker Lake Recreation Area, a popular scenic attraction
Sodaville, a ghost town near Mina

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

Nye County - northeast

HVAC transmission towers crossing Crescent Valley east of State Route 306

Eureka County, Nevada

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HVAC transmission towers crossing Crescent Valley east of State Route 306

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

Nye County - south

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.

It comprised a 144 sqmi area around Yucca Mountain enclosed by Nye County, from which it was created.