Nevada State
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Nevada State collage of images.
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

Abbreviation:
NV

Capital:
Carson City

Date of Statehood:
October 31, 1864

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.

Nickname:
The Silver State

Motto:
All for our country.

Flower:
Sagebrush (Legislation of 1917)
Picture of the Sagebrush, the official state flower of Nevada.

Tree:
Single-Leaf Pinon (Legislation of 1953)

Bird:
Mountain Bluebird (Legislation of 1967)
Picture of the Mountain+Bluebird, the official state bird of Nevada.
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Fish:
Lahontan Cutthroat Trout (Legislation of 1981)

Insect:
None (Legislation Pending)

Gemstone:
Nevada Turquoise (Legislation of 1987)

Official State Seal:
Official State Seal of Nevada.
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Official State Flag:
Official State Flag of Nevada.
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State Commemorative Quarter:
From the 1999-2008 United States Mint 50 State Quarters® Program
Commemorative state quarter of Nevada.
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State Postage Stamp:
From the 2002 United States Postal Service Greetings from America series.
34 cent Greetings from America commemorative stamp of Nevada state.
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