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Nevada

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Nevada is a city in and the county seat of Story County, Iowa, United States. The population was 6,798 in the 2010 census, an increase from 6,658 in the 2000 census. It is also part of the Ames, Iowa Metropolitan Statistical Area, which is a part of the larger Ames-Boone, Iowa Combined Statistical Area. Eight miles west of Nevada is Ames (and Iowa State University) which is much larger in population. Nonetheless, Nevada is the county seat with all Story County offices located there. The city's name is pronounced differently from the state with the same name.HistoryNevada was platted in 1853. It was named after the Sierra Nevada mountains. A post office has been in operation in Nevada since 1854.GeographyNevada's longitude and latitude coordinates in decimal form are 42.019152, -93.451775.According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 5.08sqmi, of which, 5.06sqmi is land and 0.02sqmi is water.Demographics2010 censusAs of the census of 2010, there were 6,798 people, 2,761 households, and 1,811 families residing in the city. The population density was 1343.5PD/sqmi. There were 2,990 housing units at an average density of 590.9/sqmi. The racial makeup of the city was 94.3% White, 1.3% African American, 0.3% Native American, 1.0% Asian, 1.7% from other races, and 1.5% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.4% of the population. Nevada is in Iowa. Plan your holiday in Nevada and other destinations, from the rural, to the urban, and everything in between, using our United States online trip builder .
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