Nevada

Nevada U.S. state (organized as a territory 1861, admitted 1864), named for Sierra Nevada mountain range on its western boundary, lit. "snowy mountains," from fem. of Sp. nevado "snowy" (see NEVE (Cf. neve)).

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  • Nevada, IA — U.S. city in Iowa Population (2000): 6658 Housing Units (2000): 2882 Land area (2000): 4.175089 sq. miles (10.813430 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.013377 sq. miles (0.034647 sq. km) Total area (2000): 4.188466 sq. miles (10.848077 sq. km) FIPS… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Nevada, MO — U.S. city in Missouri Population (2000): 8607 Housing Units (2000): 3857 Land area (2000): 8.927808 sq. miles (23.122916 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.059753 sq. miles (0.154760 sq. km) Total area (2000): 8.987561 sq. miles (23.277676 sq. km) FIPS …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Nevada, OH — U.S. village in Ohio Population (2000): 814 Housing Units (2000): 328 Land area (2000): 1.031990 sq. miles (2.672843 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.001089 sq. miles (0.002820 sq. km) Total area (2000): 1.033079 sq. miles (2.675663 sq. km) FIPS code …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Nevada, TX — U.S. city in Texas Population (2000): 563 Housing Units (2000): 203 Land area (2000): 1.158382 sq. miles (3.000195 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 1.158382 sq. miles (3.000195 sq. km) FIPS code:… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

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