Nevada State Symbols, Facts & Info
The United States of America accepted Nevada as the 36th state to enter the union. Below, you will find the official state symbols and interesting facts about Nevada.
State Name: Nevada
Capital of Nevada State: Carson City
Date of Statehood: October 31, 1864
Nevada State Population: 2,414,807 (US Census 2005 estimate)
Primary Agriculture: Nevada agriculture is directed primarily toward range livestock production. Cattle and calves are the leading agricultural industry. Cow-calf operations predominate with a few stocker operators and feedlots. Alfalfa hay is the leading cash crop of the state.
Primary Industry: Nevada is most recognized for its world renowned casinos and resorts.
Nevada State Nickname: The Silver State
Nevada State Motto: All for our country.
Nevada State Flower:
Sagebrush (Artemisia tridentata)(Legislation of 1917)
Nevada State Tree: Single-Leaf Pinon (Legislation of 1953)
Nevada State Bird:
Mountain Bluebird (Sialia currucoides)(Legislation of 1967)
Nevada State Fish: Lahontan Cutthroat Trout (Legislation of 1981)
Nevada State Insect: None (Legislation Pending)
Nevada State Gemstone: Nevada Turquoise (Legislation of 1987)
Official State Seal:
Official State Flag:
Nevada State License Plate:
Photo under license from collector Jim Moini ©2011.
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