Carson City

Nevada State Capital

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Nevada Capitol in Carson City

Nevada State Capitol in Carson City; photo by teofilo on Flickr (noncommercial use permitted with attribution / share alike).

Capital City of Nevada USA

Located in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada Mountain range on the California border, Carson City has been the state capital of Nevada since 1864. Beginning as a rest stop for California-bound pioneers, Carson City is named for mountain man Kit Carson and has a colorful frontier history.

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