NEVADA COUNTY, CALIFORNIA
 

1095 Listings

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Population: 92,033     2000 census
Area: 612,900 Acres
County Seat: Nevada City 1851 - present
Date: 1851 from Yuba County

 

Mining Districts
Name Type
   
   
   
Historical Landmarks
Number

Name

Date
134 Donner Monument (or) Pioneer Monument 1846
247 The Worlds First Long Distance Telephone Line 1877
292 Home of Lola Montez 1852
293 Home of Lotta Crabtree 1853
294 The Little Town of rough and Ready 1849
297 Site of one of the First Discoveries of Quartz Gold in California October, 1850
298 Empire Mine October, 1850
390 Bridgeport (Nyes Crossing) Covered Bridge 1862
628 Alpha Hydraulic Diggings and Townsite (with 629) 1850
629 Omega Hydraulic Diggings and Townsite (with 628) 1849
780-6 First Transcontinental Railroad - Truckee April 3, 1868
799 Overland Emigrant Trail 1849
832 South Yuba Canal Office 1857
843 North Star Mine Powerhouse 1895
852 North Bloomfield Mining and Gravel Company  
855 Mount Saint Mary's convent and Academy May 2, 1865
863 Nevada Theatre September 9, 1865
899 National Hotel August 20, 1856
914 Holbrooke Hotel 1862
1012 First Manufacturing Site of the Pelton Wheel 1879

 

 

Census Totals

1850 1860 1870 1880
  16,446 19,134 20,534

 

Territorial History

1851 Created from Yuba County
  Territory from Yuba to Nevada (1851)
Territory from Yuba to Nevada (1852)
Territory from Sierra to Nevada (1856)

 

Named after the mining town of Nevada City.

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