For history buffs, Virginia City has preserved much of its 19th-century buildings from when it was one of America's largest boomtowns. Ghost towns like Rhyolite can also be visited in Nevada offering a glimpse into what life was like during this period in American history. Interesting facts about Nevada include that it was once part of Mexico until 1848 when it became part of United States following Mexican-American War and that Las Vegas was originally founded as a railroad town in 1905 before becoming famous for its nightlife entertainment offerings.
Cities in Nevada
Moapa Valley, Las Vegas, Laughlin, Boulder City, Carson City, Alamo, Sparks, Mesquite, Ely, Whitney, Spring Creek, Beatty, Indian Hills, Smith Valley, Battle Mountain, Enterprise, Kingsbury, Summerlin South, Incline Village, Virginia City, Stagecoach, Winnemucca, North Las Vegas, Moapa Town, Nellis Air Force Base, Pioche, Cold Springs, Verdi, Silver Springs, Johnson Lane, Topaz Ranch Estates, Winchester, Lemmon Valley, Bunkerville, Reno, Eureka, Pahrump, Paradise, Tonopah, Spring Valley, Spanish Springs, Henderson, Lovelock, Yerington, Lamoille, Goldfield, Elko, Sun Valley, Sunrise Manor, Fallon, Fernley, Wells, Gardnerville, Sandy Valley, Dayton, Caliente, Hawthorne, McGill, East Valley, Carlin ...