Nevada from A-Z


Updated August 2017

Map of United States & Nevada


NEVADA FROM A TO Z

A fact about the state of Nevada for each letter of the alphabet.
Click on highlighted word for more information.

A IS FOR AGRICULTURE & ARCHAEOLOGY

B IS FOR BEACHES, BIRDS, & BRIDGES Picture of  Beach Although Nevada is landlocked, it has many BEACHES on lakes and rivers. Sand Harbor is considered one of the best beaches in the country and the best in Nevada. The Lake Tahoe Shakespeare Festival is held here.

Picture of bird Nearly 500 species of BIRDS are found in Nevada. Birdwatching is popular, and there are several Birding Trails. The State Bird is the Mountain Bluebird. Some birds are endangered or protected.

Picture Nevada has several BRIDGES including Historic Bridges, a Suspension Bridge, and 2 Covered Bridge. The Mike O'Callaghan-Pat Tillman Memorial Bridge was opened in 2010 and links the states of Nevada and Arizona. It is the first so-called concrete-steel composite arch bridge built in the country. Virginia Street Bridge is a historic concrete double arch bridge in downtown Reno and is on the National Register of Historic Places. C IS FOR CAPITAL, COMMUNICATIONS, & COUNTIES

D IS FOR DAMS & DINOSAUR E IS FOR EARTHQUAKES, EDUCATION, & EVENTS F IS FOR FISH, FLAG, FOOD, & FORTS G IS FOR GEOLOGY, GHOST TOWNS, & GLOBAL POSITION H IS FOR HISTORIC & HISTORY I IS FOR INDUSTRIES, INSECTS, & ISLANDS J IS FOR JAZZ & JUDICIAL K IS FOR KARST & KIDS L IS FOR LAKES & LIBRARIES M IS FOR MILITARY, MOUNTAINS, & MUSEUMS N IS FOR NAME & NATIVE AMERICANS O IS FOR OBSERVATORY & OLD WEST P IS FOR PARKS, PEOPLE, & PONY EXPRESS Q IS FOR QUARTER, QUILT, & QUIZ R IS FOR REGIONS, REPTILES, & RIVERS S IS FOR SPORTS T IS FOR TARTAN, TRAILS, TRANSPORTATION & TREES U IS FOR UNIVERSITIES & USS NEVADA V IS FOR VEGETATION & VOLCANOES W IS FOR WATERFALLS, WEATHER, & WILDLIFE X IS FOR XMAS YMCA, & YOUTH HOSTELS Z IS FOR ZIP CODES, ZONES, & ZOO

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