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All About Nevada

State Facts

Nevada was the 36th state to join the union. It became a state on October 31, 1864.

State facts about Nevada

Capital - Carson City

Abbreviation - NV

Nickname - Silver State, Sagebrush State

Motto - "All for Our Country "

Song - Home Means Nevada

Bird - Mountain Bluebird

Flower - Sagebrush

Insect -

Area - approximately 110,567 square miles

Websites for studying about Nevada

Nevada State Symbols Games

Worksheets and puzzles for kids to learn more about Nevada

A to Z Kids Stuff - Nevada

Fun Educational Activities

The 50 States - Nevada

From TeachersFirst. A comprehensive resource on Nevada

Mr. - 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.

Explore the States - Nevada

From the Library of Congress. Games and stories of America's past.

50 - Nevada

Facts & Trivia about Nevada - Nevada

Unique tourist attractions and landmarks in Nevada

Awesome America - Nevada

Loads of fun facts, photos, and travel information about Nevada.

Nevada Map/Quiz Printout

Nevada State Quarters Coloring Pages

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

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