Map of Nevada
This reference map of Nevada is a handy reference piece and presents an overview of the urban space along with valuable geographic information. The topography, transportation network, names and placement of all cities and state boundaries, feature in the map with accuracy.
It also encompasses insets depicting cityscapes of Las Vegas, Las Vegas Strip, Lake Mead Recreational Area, Carson City, Laughlin, Reno and Lake Tahoe Region.
This informative and attractive piece of cartography designed by experts of Globe Turners can be ordered in four different finishes in high quality prints.
Details on the map
Nevada derives its name from a Spanish word meaning “ Snow Covered”. It is officially nicknamed as the "Silver State" because of the importance of silver to its history and economy.
The map of Nevada depicts the urban and physical layout of the state with rich imagery designed in planimetric style. The state capital Carson City and major towns and settlements are named and accurately marked on the map. Route charts of interstate, national and state highways are illustrated with specific numbering and color coded thread margins.
Freeways, tolls ways, state highways and other major roads are also drawn out clearly. Terrain features like the Humboldt River, Mojave Desert, Sierra Nevada, Lake Tahoe, Boundary Peak and the Spring Mountain ranges are marked with preciseness and captioned with clarity. National park, state parks, recreational areas are easily identifiable with green patch isolations. Airport locations, railroads and other points of interest are also indicated for quick reference.
Separate frames highlight an elaborate know-how of cities and major which include Las Vegas, Las Vegas Strip, Lake Mead Recreational Area, Carson City, Laughlin, Reno and Lake Tahoe The map is also furnished with a city town index, County index, distance markers, miniature map of the US indicate the placement of Nevada along with a digitized flag of the State.
Terrain features of the state include the Great Basin region in the northern part, Humboldt River located in north central Nevada, the Mojave Desert, Boundary Peak , the Spring Mountain ranges, Lakes Tahoe and Sierra Nevada.
This visual organizer also furnishes detailed information on towns/ cities and counties laid out in a tabular form. An additional chart provides the driving distances measured in miles, between towns and cities. An elaborate key table simplifies symbolic data like national highways, state highways, important settlement, airports, national park, state park etc.
Where is Nevada on the map?
Nevada is located in the western region of the United States. It is bordered by Oregon to the northwest, Idaho to the northeast and Arizona to the south east. Utah can be placed on the east whereas California forms a western boundary with the state of Nevada.
Region Location on the map of Nevada
According to the USCB the State of Nevada is located in the Western part of the United States in the Mountain Region, Division 8. The other States under this division are Arizona, Colorado, Idaho, New Mexico, Montana, Utah, and Wyoming.
Time Zone in Nevada
Nevada falls under the Pacific time zone and follows the Pacific Standard Time (PST) which is 8 hours behind Greenwich Mean Time.
Counties in Nevada
Nevada is divided into 16 Counties and one independent City. Clark is the biggest county in terms of population whereas Nye County is the biggest in terms of land area. Carson City is the only consolidated City county of Nevada.
The key table simplifies symbolic data like national parks, State parks, military areas, highways, important roads, airports, County boundaries and other details and other details of the title frame.
Major cities of Nevada
Nevada is the ninth least densely populated state of the nation and most of its population is centered around Clark County. The economy of the state is led by the tourism sector followed by mining and Cattle ranching.
The “Sin City” or “ The entertainment Capital of the World” is known for its mega Casino Hotels and associated entertainment activities. Las Vegas is the most populated city of Nevada and the 28th most populated city of the United States. It is located within the Mojave Desert and is the seat of Clark County. The city boasts of 68 parks and recreational areas.
The economy of the city is run by the tourism and gaming sector. Museums, Gambling resorts, historic centers and universities are points of interest that can be located on the inset. Interstate 15, 515and US Highway 95 lead out of the city and cross the downtown area. Many other state roads serve the city along with expressways, parkways, rail services and airports.
City Inset of Las Vegas Strip
The Las Vegas Strip is a portion of south Las Vegas famous for resorts, hotels, casinos and entertainment offerings. Attractions of the strip include golf courses, amusement parks, Adventuredome, Roller coaster rides, water fountain at Bellagio, the Volcano at Mirage and many casinos.
Carson City named after the explorer Kit Carson is the only independent city of Nevada. The Capital city is the sixth largest settlement of the state. Places of interest that can be placed on the inset include the state museum, rail-road museum, historic Ferris House owned by inventor of Ferris Wheel, Humboldt Toiyabe forest area, Lake Tahoe beach front, Washoe Lake Park and the highest point of Carson city, Snow Valley Peak. Four main highways that serve the city are drawn out elaborately. It includes Interstate 580, US Route 39 and 50 and State highway 28. Airport locations and passenger rail routes can also be easily identified.
City Inset of Laughlin
Laughlin is located on the banks of the Colorado River in the southern tip of the state. The city is named after Don Laughlin who saw the tourism potential of the town and built what is today known as the River side Resort. The city is known for its gaming and water recreational activities that it has to offer. The Annual River Run Fest is a major attraction and is attended by thousands. There are no freeways that pass through the city but State Route 163 connects the city to south Nevada and Arizona.
“The biggest little city of the world”, Reno is the seat of Washoe County and its largest city. It is located at the foot of Sierra Nevada and is known for its casino and tourism industry. It is the second most populous city of Nevada. Attractions of the city include museum of art, Automobile museum and Nevada Opera. Natural spaces that can be located on the inset include Lake Tahoe, Truckee River and the Pyramid Lake. Reno is served with Interstate 80 and 580. Other numbered highways marked on the frame include Us route 395 and several state routes. Waterways and airport location can also be easily spotted.
Inset of Lake Mead Recreational Area
Lake Mead Recreational area is located in the southeastern part of Nevada. The area is a major tourist attraction and offers a wide range of water sports and hiking possibilities. Wilderness areas, desert ecosystems, parks, archeological sites and historic structures are other interesting features of this area. State Highway 147 also known as Lake Mead Boulevard and State Route 564 lead to Lake Mead.
Lake Tahoe is the largest Alpine lake of North America located in Sierra Nevada The area surrounding the lake consists of forest areas and watersheds. It is a major tourist attraction known for its scenic beauty. It offers a wide range of winter and summer sports like skiing, water sports, golf, biking and gambling. The primary routes to the Lake are Interstate 80 and US route 50. Passenger rail also serves the area along with five major airports.
A tabular index on cities and counties and a driving distance chart based on accurate information and map data helps locate all towns and cities on the map.
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