A report on Reno, Nevada

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

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".

- Reno, Nevada

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Nevada

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State in the Western region of the United States.

State in the Western region of the United States.

Mexico in 1824. Alta California included today's Nevada.
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):

Its county seat is Reno.

Ranching in Washoe County

Washoe County, Nevada

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County in the U.S. state of Nevada.

County in the U.S. state of Nevada.

Ranching in Washoe County

Its county seat is Reno.

Carson City, Nevada

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Independent city and the capital of the U.S. state of Nevada.

Independent city and the capital of the U.S. state of Nevada.

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

The majority of the city's population lives in Eagle Valley, on the eastern edge of the Carson Range, a branch of the Sierra Nevada, about 30 mi south of Reno.

Sparks, Nevada

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City in Washoe County, Nevada, United States.

City in Washoe County, Nevada, United States.

Nugget Casino Resort in Sparks
The Old Glendale School, built in 1864, is listed as a Nevada Historical Marker (No. 169). Glendale preceded Reno and is now part of Sparks.
I-80 runs through central Sparks.

It was founded in 1904, incorporated on March 15, 1905, and is located just east of Reno.

Location of the Reno-Tahoe-Fernley CSA, with the Reno-Sparks Metropolitan Statistical Area highlighted in red

Reno metropolitan area, Nevada

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Location of the Reno-Tahoe-Fernley CSA, with the Reno-Sparks Metropolitan Statistical Area highlighted in red

The Reno–Sparks Metropolitan Statistical Area, as defined by the United States Census Bureau, is an area consisting of two counties in Western Nevada, anchored by the cities of Reno and Sparks, part of Greater Reno-Tahoe-Fernley CSA.

Truckee River

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River in the U.S. states of California and Nevada.

River in the U.S. states of California and Nevada.

The Truckee River at Verdi, Nevada, when the Central Pacific Railroad reached the site in 1868
The Truckee River in Truckee, California, with Donner Creek flowing in from the right
Aerial view from the south of the Truckee River where it drains to Pyramid Lake
Rafting and tubing for recreation on the Truckee River in Reno Nevada USA on the 4th of July 2018
The headwaters of the Truckee River at Lake Tahoe Dam
The Truckee River near Truckee, California.

It flows generally northeast through the mountains to Truckee, California, then turns sharply to the east and flows into Nevada, through Reno and Sparks and along the northern end of the Carson Range.

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
frameless

During ski season, thousands of people from all over Nevada and California, including Reno, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, San Diego, San Francisco, and Sacramento, flock to the slopes for downhill skiing.

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

Interstate 80 (I-80) is the major east–west route, connecting Sacramento with San Francisco in the west, and Reno in the east.

Ruins at Fort Churchill State Historic Park

Lyon County, Nevada

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County in the U.S. state of Nevada.

County in the U.S. state of Nevada.

Ruins at Fort Churchill State Historic Park
Dini's Lucky Club in Yerington
"Republic of Molossia", near Dayton

Lyon County comprises the Fernley, NV Micropolitan Statistical Area, which is part of the Reno-Carson City-Fernley, NV Combined Statistical Area.

Virginia City, Nevada

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Census-designated place that is the county seat of Storey County, Nevada, and the largest community in the county.

Census-designated place that is the county seat of Storey County, Nevada, and the largest community in the county.

View of Virginia City, Nevada, from a nearby hillside, 1867–68
Artist depiction of Virginia City, c. 1875
Timbering the Mines of the Comstock, sketch by Dan DeQuille, 1877.
Many tons of rich gold and silver ore, such as the example shown here, built and supported Virginia City
Virginia City in the early 1870s and in 2007. The church at left is St. Mary's in the Mountains Catholic Church. It was rebuilt in 1875 after a great fire burned down 90% of Virginia City. Historic photo is of the pre-fire church.
View of Virginia City from Boot Hill
Brass Rail Saloon
St. Mary's and St. Paul's churches
Main street view, October 2009
Newspaper advertising for Marie (Mary) Suize's shop, 7 South B St.

The city is a part of the Reno–Sparks Metropolitan Statistical Area.