Nevada County, California
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Nevada County, California

Created in 1851, from portions of Yuba County, Nevada County was named after the mining town of Nevada City, a name derived  from the term "Sierra Nevada." The word Nevada is Spanish for "snowy" or "snow-covered."

County Seat: Nevada City
Year Organized: 1851
Square Miles: 974

Alta Sierra - Grass Valley - Lake Wildwood - Lake of the Pines - Nevada City - Norden - Penn Valley - Truckee

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Census Records

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Death Records

Family Bibles/Records


 Military Records


Newspaper Gleanings

Obituaries/Death Notices


Post Offices


Wills/Probate Records

June 2018 - Cemeteries and Newspaper Gleanings sections updated.

March 2018 - New Host and updated website.

Aug 2016 - St Canice, St Patricks, Pine Grove, Pioneer, Odd Fellows, Forest View, and Rough & Ready Cemeteries added

July 2016 -  Nevada County is now mobile friendly!  Greenwood Cemetery Burials and Washington Cemetery Burials, Insanity news, Obits for Butcher, Gallagher.

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