Nevada Nick Name
The Silver State
The nickname of Nevada is "The Silver State".

Nevada got this nickname because of its rich silver resources.

Silver was the primary mineral mined in Nevada when it was admitted to the union in 1864. Nevada produced about 30% of all the silver mined in the United States in 1999.

Other nicknames of Nevada:

  • The Sagebrush State
  • The Battle Born State
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