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Nevada County, California

201 Church St Suite 5
Nevada City, CA 95959
Phone: (530) 265-1293
www.co.nevada.ca.us

On NE border of CA and NV; organized Apr 25, 1851 from Yuba County. Name Origin: For Nevada City, named for the Sierra Nevada range, from the Spanish words meaning 'snow-covered mountain range.'

Area (sq mi):: 974.49 (land 957.61; water 16.88) Population per square mile: 102.70
Population 2005: 98,394 State rank: 36 Population change: 2000-20005 6.90%; 1990-2000 17.20% Population 2000: 92,033 (White 90.30%; Black or African American 0.30%; Hispanic or Latino 5.70%; Asian 0.80%; Other 5.50%). Foreign born: 4.40%. Median age: 43.10
Income 2000: per capita $24,007; median household $45,864; Population below poverty level: 8.10% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $30,544-$31,737
Unemployment (2004): 5.20% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.50% Median travel time to work: 26.00 minutes Working outside county of residence: 27.60%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Truckee (15,451)
  • Grass Valley (11,986)

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    Nevada County, Arkansas

    PO Box 621
    Prescott, AR 71857
    Phone: (870) 887-2710
    Fax: (870) 887-5795

    In southwestern AR, northeast of Texarkana; organized Mar 20, 1871 from Hempstead County. Name Origin: In reference to the state of Nevada. Possibly because the outline of the county, viewed upside down, roughly resembles that of Nevada

    Area (sq mi):: 620.78 (land 619.95; water 0.83) Population per square mile: 15.40
    Population 2005: 9,550 State rank: 65 Population change: 2000-20005 -4.10%; 1990-2000 -1.40% Population 2000: 9,955 (White 66.50%; Black or African American 31.20%; Hispanic or Latino 1.50%; Asian 0.10%; Other 1.90%). Foreign born: 1.10%. Median age: 37.70
    Income 2000: per capita $14,184; median household $26,962; Population below poverty level: 22.80% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $18,872-$21,118
    Unemployment (2004): 6.20% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.30% Median travel time to work: 23.40 minutes Working outside county of residence: 47.20%
    Cities with population over 10,000: None
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    Counties USA: A Directory of United States Counties, 3rd Edition. © 2006 by Omnigraphics, Inc.
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    The Company's principal asset is the historic Idaho-Maryland Gold Mine located in Nevada County, California, USA.
    The Effects of Sediment and Mercury Mobilization in the South Yuba River and Humbug Creek Confluence Area, Nevada County, California: Concentrations, Speciation, and Environmental Fate--Part 1: Field Characterization: U.S.
    Trask" or under the pseudonym of "Semper Fidelis," Carter reported on the black society of "Mud Hill," a fictionalized community based on her home in Nevada County, California. With a sharp intellect and passionate commitment to moral education, Carter wrote of politics, segregated schools, racism, and women's rights.
    Nevada County, California, last week rejected an offer by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to settle allegations by the SEC that the local government and several municipalities will the county violated federal securities fraud laws (See The Weekly, SEC Pelts Municipalities, December 18, 1995).

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