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.
Date of Statehood:
October 31, 1864
2,414,807 (US Census 2005 estimate)
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.
Nevada is most recognized for its world renowned casinos and resorts.
The Silver State
All for our country.
Sagebrush (Legislation of 1917)
Single-Leaf Pinon (Legislation of 1953)
Mountain Bluebird (Legislation of 1967)
Lahontan Cutthroat Trout (Legislation of 1981)
None (Legislation Pending)
Nevada Turquoise (Legislation of 1987)
Official State Seal:
Official State Flag:
State Commemorative Quarter:
From the 1999-2008 United States Mint 50 State Quarters® Program
State Postage Stamp:
From the 2002 United States Postal Service
Greetings from America series.
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