The 'Silver State' has 16 counties. Nye County is the third largest county in the contiguous US. Located east of Lake Tahoe, Carson City is the state capital.
Shining amidst the sun-freckled valleys of the Mojave Desert, the city of Las Vegas - also known as "Entertainment Capital of the World" - is the most populous city in the state. A four-mile-long stretch of Las Vegas Boulevard has over 75,000 miles of neon lights. Besides a world of temptations, Las Vegas is also a gateway to the Valley of Fire State Park, Spring Mountains, and Red Rock Canyon National Conservation.
Henderson is the second largest city in the state and it lies in the Las Vegas Metropolitan Area. Known as "The Biggest Little City in the World," Reno is the second largest metropolitan area in Nevada. Sparks, Fernley, Elko, and Boulder City are other major cities in Nevada.
Getting In and Around
McCarran International Airport (LAS) and Reno-Tahoe International Airport (RNO) are major gateways to the state.
Zephyr passes through Reno, Elko, and Winnemucca.
Interstate Highway I-80 and I-15 are primary roads in Nevada. The State Route 375 and U.S. Highway 50 are other popular roads.
|City Name||County Name||Population (2010)|
|Carson City||Carson City||55439|
|North Las Vegas||Clark||219020|
Last Updated on: August 14th, 2017
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