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Most People Don’t Know How These 10 Towns in Nevada Got Their Start

Nevada has a rich history that includes a mining, railroad and farming heritage. Many towns got their start with those three industries, but other towns grew as part of Westward Expansion, when wagon trails, Pony Express and frontiersmen explored and settled in Nevada.


Our state has such a unique, interesting history! What is your favorite town in Nevada?

Catherine Rees
Catherine is a lifelong resident of Utah. She's a writer, researcher and observer of the human condition.