The U.S. state of Nevada is divided into 16 counties and 1 independent city. Explore the Nevada County Map, all Counties list along with their County Seats in alphabetical order and their population, areas and the date of formation.
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About Counties of Nevada
Nevada is one of the states of United States which is located in the Western part of the country. It is the seventh largest state by area in United States. The total area of the state is 109781 square miles. Nevada was added in the union on 31st October1864 making it as the 36th state of United States. The U.S state of Nevada shares the borders with California to the West, Utah in the east, Idaho in northeast, Oregon in the northwest, Arizona is situated in southeast. The state is ninth least densely populated state of U.S. The capital city of the state is Carson City. Carson City is in fact the independent city. The state is also called as Battle-Born State, Sagebrush State, and Silver State.
Nevada Counties are 16 in number and it has one independent city. Clark County is the most populous county in the state while Esmeralda County is the least populated county. Among Nevada Counties Nye County is the biggest county by area. The smallest county by area in the state is Storey County. The ten largest cities of the state are Las Vegas, Henderson, Reno, Paradise, North Las Vegas, Sunrise Manor, Spring Valley, Enterprise, Sparks and Carson City.
The local government of the state consists of 16 counties, 19 cities, towns and 137 special districts. Nevada Counties` have local government to make smooth function for the citizen of the state. All Nevada Counties have the legislative and executive body of the government which is known as the governing body that consists of Board of Supervisors. Special Districts are also a kind of local governance which is created by a local community to meet specific needs.
The U.S. state of Nevada has 16 counties and 1 independent city. This is list of Nevada Counties and County Seats in alphabetical order along with check their population, areas and the date of formation.
List of Counties in Nevada with County Seats
|1||Carson City||(Independent city)||55,274||144 mi²||1969|
|2||Churchill County||Fallon||24,877||4,929 sq mi||1861|
|3||Clark County||Las Vegas||2,000,759||7,911 sq mi||1909|
|4||Douglas County||Minden||46,997||710 sq mi||1861|
|5||Elko County||Elko||48,818||17,182 sq mi||1869|
|6||Esmeralda County||Goldfield||783||3,589 sq mi||1861|
|7||Eureka County||Eureka||1,987||4,176 sq mi||1873|
|8||Humboldt County||Winnemucca||16,106||9,658 sq mi||1861|
|9||Lander County||Battle Mountain||5,775||5,494 sq mi||1861|
|10||Lincoln County||Pioche||5,345||10,635 sq mi||1866|
|11||Lyon County||Yerington||51,980||1,994 sq mi||1861|
|12||Mineral County||Hawthorne||4,772||3,757 sq mi||1911|
|13||Nye County||Tonopah||43,946||18,147 sq mi||1864|
|14||Pershing County||Lovelock||6,753||6,009 sq mi||1919|
|15||Storey County||Virginia City||4,010||264 sq mi||1861|
|16||Washoe County||Reno||421,407||6,342 sq mi||1861|
|17||White Pine County||Ely||10,030||8,877 sq mi||1869|