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Recommended Books

Nevada Historical Society Quarterly

Constitution & Laws

Historical State Publications

Nevada Test Site

Annotated microform list

Nevada history digital collections

Historical maps of Nevada

Nevada Historical Censuses


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Nevada Territory and State Historic Censuses (1860-75)

Nevada Territory Censuses (1861-1864, digital images of the Territorial surveys authorized by the territorial governor on the Nevada State Library, Archives and Public Records Digital Collections site).

Please note that no names are listed in the following 1861 -1864 Territorial and 1875 State censuses documents.  For family history research, please use the census microfilm and name indexes located at the Nevada State Library.

1861 Territorial Census

1862 Territorial Census

1863 Territorial Census

1864 Territorial Census

1875 State Census  

Selected Federal Historic Censuses

Nevada city populations, 1860 - 2000

Nevada's county populations, 1860 - 2000 

Nevada's foreign-born populations, 1860 - 2000

Nevada's major cities - Race and Hispanic origin, 1860 - 2000

Trends in Nevada's population and housing, 1900 - 2000

Historical Nevada Newspapers by County

Carson City (formerly Ormsby County, 1861-1969)

Churchill

Clark

Douglas

Elko

Esmeralda

Eureka

Humboldt

Lander

Lincoln

Lyon

Mineral

Nye

Pershing (part of Humboldt County before 1919)

Storey

Washoe

White Pine

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