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State of Nevada
Capital of Nevada State:
Date of Statehood:
October 31, 1864
Nevada State Population:
2,414,807 (US Census 2005 estimate)
Nevada agriculture is directed primarily toward range livestock production. Cattle and calves are the leading agricultural industry. Cow-calf operations predominate with a few stocker operators and feedlots. Alfalfa hay is the leading cash crop of the state.
Nevada is most recognized for its world renowned casinos and resorts.
Nevada State Nickname:
The Silver State
Nevada State Motto:
All for our country.
Nevada State Flower:
Sagebrush (Artemisia tridentata)
(Legislation of 1917)
Nevada State Tree:
Single-Leaf Pinon (Legislation of 1953)
Nevada State Bird:
Mountain Bluebird (Sialia currucoides)
(Legislation of 1967)
Nevada State Fish:
Lahontan Cutthroat Trout (Legislation of 1981)
Nevada State Insect:
None (Legislation Pending)
Nevada State Gemstone:
Nevada Turquoise (Legislation of 1987)
Official State Seal:
Official State Flag:
State Commemorative Quarter:
From the 1999-2008 United States Mint 50 State Quarters® Program
Nevada State Postage Stamp:
From the 2002 United States Postal Service Greetings from America series.
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Nevada State License Plate:
Photo under license from collector Jim Moini ©2011.
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Nevada State Government Information
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