Nevada was the 36th state to join the union. It became a state on October 31, 1864.
Capital - Carson City
Abbreviation - NV
Nickname - Silver State, Sagebrush State
Motto - "All for Our Country "
Song - Home Means Nevada
Bird - Mountain Bluebird
Flower - Sagebrush
Area - approximately 110,567 square miles
Websites for studying about Nevada
Worksheets and puzzles for kids to learn more about Nevada
Fun Educational Activities
From TeachersFirst. A comprehensive resource on Nevada
Mr. Donn has been online for as long as I can remember and he has one of the largest collections of social studies resources available. This is his collection of Nevada resources.
From the Library of Congress. Games and stories of America's past.
Facts & Trivia about Nevada
Unique tourist attractions and landmarks in Nevada
Loads of fun facts, photos, and travel information about Nevada.
In 1999, the United States Mint began striking a new quarter about every ten weeks to honor one of the 50 states—that is, five new quarters every year—until the program ended. The quarters were struck in the same order as the states' birthdays.
Nevada Virtual Field Trips
Thanks to graphicmaps.com for the state graphics