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Nevada Counties

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Date: 31 Oct 1864 [unknown]
Location: Nevadamap
Surnames/tags: Nevada United_States
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Wikipedia : List of Counties in Nevada


County County seat Established Origin
Carson City (Independent city) 1969 Founded 1858, consolidated with rump Ormsby county in 1969.
Churchill County Fallon 1861 Original
Clark County Las Vegas 1909 Lincoln County
Douglas County Minden 1861 Original
Elko County Elko 1869 Lander County
Esmeralda County Goldfield 1861 Original
Eureka County Eureka 1873 Lander County
Humboldt County Winnemucca 1861 Original
Lander County Battle Mountain 1861 Original
Lincoln County Pioche 1866 Nye County and territory ceded by Arizona.
Lyon County Yerington 1861 Original
Mineral County Hawthorne 1911 Esmeralda County
Nye County Tonopah 1864 Esmeralda County
Pershing County Lovelock 1919 Humboldt County
Storey County Virginia City 1861 Original
Washoe County Reno 1861 Original
White Pine County Ely 1869 Lander County

Defunct counties

County Origin Reason Defunct
Bullfrog County, Nevada Formed in 1987 from part of Nye County. Creation declared unconstitutional and abolished in 1989.
Lake County, Nevada One of the original nine counties formed in 1861. Renamed Roop County in 1862. Part became Lassen County, California in 1864. Nevada remainder annexed in 1883 to Washoe County.
Ormsby County, Nevada One of the original nine counties formed in 1861. Consolidated in 1969 with the county seat, Carson City, forming the independent city of that name.

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