Nevada is a landlocked state in the Western region of the United States. bordering Oregon and Idaho on the north, Utah on the east, Arizona on the southeast, and California on the west and southwest.
Nevada is officially known as the “Silver State” because of the importance of silver to its history and economy.
Nevada is located in a mountainous region that includes vast semiarid grasslands and sandy alkali deserts.
Nevada was considered part of Spain and then Mexico up until the Mexican-American War.
Nevada Territory was organized from the western part of Utah Territory on 2nd March 1861. Nevada was admitted to the Union on 31st October 1864 as the 36th state.
Nevada Stats and Facts
List of Nevada’s biggest cities by population
North Las Vegas
Nevada’s Brief Timeline History
|1821||Mexico claims control of Nevada after gaining its independence from Spain.|
|1848||Nevada was part of the area ceded by Mexico to the United States.|
|1850||Nevada is organized into the Utah Territory.|
|1861||The Nevada Territory is established by the U.S. Congress|
|1864||Nevada is admitted to the Union as the 36th state.|
|1931||Gambling is legalized in the state.|