Nevada Historical

Nevada Historical (HM1U7P)

Location: Williamsburg, VA 23185 James City County
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Country: United States of America
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N 37° 13.545', W 76° 46.981'

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Quadricentennial Plaza

—Jamestown Settlement —

Capital-Carson City

This area was claimed by Mexico in 1820. In 1825 Jedediah Smith entered the region and in 1845 John Fremont led an expedition there. This area was ceded to the United States in 1848 after the Mexican War and was originally included as part of the Utah Territory created in 1850. Rapid settlement occurred after the discovery of the Comstock silver lode in 1859. The state was formed from the 1861 Nevada Territory.

1775-Explored by Fancisco Garces (Franciscan friar) for Spain 1849-Permanent settlement established by Mormons 1864-Admitted to the Union as the 36th state.
HM NumberHM1U7P
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Date Added Thursday, September 8th, 2016 at 9:04am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 341817 N 4121405
Decimal Degrees37.22575000, -76.78301667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 13.545', W 76° 46.981'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 13' 32.7" N, 76° 46' 58.86" W
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Area Code(s)757, 202
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2206 Colonial Pkwy, Williamsburg VA 23185, US
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