The outline for this book is based on the nevada state social studies standards and teaches nevada geography, history, economics, and civics. Douglas county public library douglas county nv public. Exploring nevada history history libguides at university of. The library serves a population of 48,553 residents. Douglas county, nv land for sale 453 listings landwatch. Legal research while there are books available at the douglas county law library, which include the nevada revised statutes, most research is now done on the computer. In 2017, douglas county, nv had a population of 47. Your search will return current information on your registration, party, polling location, voting history, and information on how to change your douglas county address. Douglas county originally stretched from the rockies to the state of kansas border. This library is affiliated with douglas county nv public library.
The library is a gateway to books, movies, music, home learning resources, and more. Nevada national guard, county team up for new covid19 testing site in las vegas. History of nevadaearly statehood 18641912 wikibooks. Nevada history books recommended by nevada state historic. The town of genoa in douglas county was the first permanent settlement in nevada. I asked ron both for recommendations of books by others and, separately, books that he has written or edited. Historic sites and points of interest in douglas county. The building division provides building plan check and inspections in a friendly, fast, and efficient manner to ensure construction meets all applicable codes. Its name came from the surrounding area, which is heavily mineralized. The county was named in honor of stephen arnold douglas 181861, former united states senator from illinois. Nevada historical society quarterly print holdings at unlv.
Melba jordan and marie cutler were granted the license in 2003, both had previously worked at donnas ranch in wells. Currently douglas county operates under a commissionmanager form of government. Green, a leading nevada historian, provides a detailed survey of the silver states past, from the arrival of the early european explorers, to the predominance of mining in the 1800s, to the rise of worldclass tourism in the twentieth century, and to more recent attempts to diversify the economy. The public counter is located on the second floor of the minden inn in room 202. The number of confirmed covid19 cases in douglas county now stands at 10. Centrally located just 15 minutes south of nevada s state capital and bordering the truly oneofakind lake tahoe with all its summer and winter activities, douglas county is recognized as the gem of northern nevada a hidden jewel. Exploring nevada history history libguides at university. With a douglas county public library card number and account password, you can access a variety of downloadable content. State reprographics supervisor megan starr proposed the sticker and adding a braille component. Douglas, famous for his 1860 presidential campaign and debates with abraham lincoln, douglas county was one of the first nine counties formed in 1861 by the nevada territorial legislature. The county seat is minden, after having been moved from genoa in 1915. Nevada s leading institution of higher education is the univ.
Douglas county, nevada free public records 10 results were returned for douglas county, nevada. Note you must already be registered to retrieve your information. For home access, you will need your douglas county public library card number and password. Douglas county, nevada article about douglas county, nevada. Douglas, famous for his 1860 presidential campaign debates with abraham lincoln. With a douglas county public library card number and account password, you can access a variety of downloadable content, including digital books, audio. The path of history is exhibited in two unique museums located in northern nevadas carson valley. The douglas county nevada historical society, located in gardnerville, nv, is a local organization dedicated to studying and preserving the history of gardnerville. Douglas county historical society nevada museums association. Nevadas leading institution of higher education is the univ.
You may register by coming in to the douglas county treasurers office at 1616 8th street, minden, nevada. The law library is available during normal business hours. Douglas county was formed on november 25, 1861 as an original county in the nevada territory. World war ii enlistments for ormsby county, nevada source.
Nevada douglas county national register of historical places. One of the primary sources of information from statehood to the 1980s was from a project that compiled all the judicial election information into one binder, which was sponsored by. Douglas county, nevada presentation to assembly government affairs committee. The convention met and completed the nevada constitution over 17 days in july of 1864, the decision was made to tax mines on their proceeds not their property and the constitution passed by a vote of 10,375 to 1,284. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of douglas county, nv grew from 47,426 to 47,632, a 0. A journey of discovery is a 7th grade nevada history textbook.
Dovetail ranch the dovetail has been a brothel on and off for a number of years. The pioneer spirit, accompanied by the beauty of the mountains, foothills, and plains, is gloriously evident in douglas county. Overview of douglas county, nv created november 25, 1861 1 of 9 counties established in nevada territory county covers approximately 751 square miles, bordering the state of california, carson city, and lyon county 3 rd smallest elevations vary from 4,625 feet valley floor and 9,500 east peak. Nevada national guard assists with new covid19 testing site in las vegas. Geographical index united states nevada douglas county douglas county, nevada show. Join geni to explore your genealogy and family history in the worlds largest family tree. A longtime historic preservationist, holly has written three previous books about renos history. Out of nevada, colorado, and nebraska, nevada was the only one to achieve statehood that year. Based on recent landwatch data, douglas county ranks 11th among the 17 counties in the state for the total amount of land of farms, ranches and other land listed for sale. A history of the silver state shepperson series in. The county is listed as nevada historical marker 16. Information can be obtained in person at the counter, by mail or by telephone request. Geologic map of the genoa quadrangle, carson city area.
Douglas county historical society where nevada was born. Douglas county historical society 1477 old us 395 n suite b gardnerville, nv 89410. The zip codes in douglas county are 89410 and 89705. In 1916, the county seat was moved to minden, a thriving new town in the center of the valley. The collection of the library contains 4,612 volumes. About 80 members from the nevada national guard are helping set up a covid19 testing site that will operate on. Douglas county, nevada free public records searches at black book online. Rufus adams and lawrence gilman constructed the courthouse in 1865 when genoa was the county seat of douglas county. Douglas county is a large county in nevadas northern sierra region. Douglas county is located in the northwestern region of nevada. Mineral county was carved out of esmeralda county in 1911 shortly after the county seat of esmeralda was moved to goldfield in 1907.
It was founded in 1861 and named in honor of american politician, stephen a. The cost of searching records in the ninth judicial district court is. List of books at nevada state library and archives. Nevada judicial history database this database contains information, gathered from many resources, on terms of office for judges throughout nevada since statehood. Douglas, created in 1861, is one of nevadas original counties. Nevada bureau of mines and geology map 1cg carson city area. Geographical index united states nevada douglas county douglas county, nevada.
Take a journey into the past and discover the story of douglas county from early pioneer days to the present. Just remember youll need a 4x4 vehicle to reach many of the places described. Easily find free criminal records, free court records, free arrest records, free arrest warrants search, free corporation records, free divorce records, free marriage records, free property records, free death records and more. Douglas county government includes elected officials, departments. Great little book especially if you live in northern nevada near carson city and love to explore the pine nut mountains. Douglas county historical society, gardnerville, nv. The first permanent settlement in nevada was established in 1851 at mormon station, renamed genoa in 1855 the mormon station historic state monument commemorates the event. Job search resources douglas county public library nevada. Registration begins 1 hour prior to the time of the sale. Douglas county was one of the first nine counties formed in 1861 by the nevada territorial legislature. The latest book by jerry aaron about the history, explorers and geography of the silver state. Sheriff ron pierini is the chief law enforcement in douglas county. A history of the silver state has been named a choice outstanding title. In 2002 the brothel was remodelled as a log cabin and a license issued to michael and pamela tangreen.
September 1984 class a two hikers have close encounter near. Books about nevada, books of nevada flag store sign and banner. Its county seat is minden douglas county comprises the gardnerville ranchos, nv micropolitan statistical area, which is also included in the sacramentoardenarcadeyuba city, canv combined statistical area. Use this page to lookup your voter registration for douglas county. Historic sites in douglas county, nevada sequenced by name name year address city authority number. Douglas county nevada historical society gardnerville. About 80 members from the nevada national guard are helping set up a covid19 testing site that will operate on tuesday and wednesday at the orleans covid19 cases hit 10 in douglas county. Let the douglas county public library connect, inform, and inspire you while you are stuck at home. Douglas county nevada historical society gardnerville, nv. Delinquent property tax sale faq trustee action douglas county. On nevada s western border, framed by the carson range of the sierra nevada and pine nut mountains, douglas. It give the explore brief history of the various old mine and settlements of the late 1800s and early 1900s. The historical society fosters an appreciation of the past, with an emphasis on local history.
Apr 17, 2014 a longtime historic preservationist, holly has written three previous books about renos history. Douglas county is a county in the northwestern part of the u. Research tools, ebooks, eaudios, magazines, music, movies, homework help, genealogy, and more. Schools in nevada have been ordered closed through 4\30\2020. Do a free background check here using free online public records searches in douglas county. National register of historical places douglas county nevada, historical properties, historic districts, lodging, shopping, restaurants, renovation opportunities, nv0005. Nevada douglas county national register of historical. Genealogist often forget about the advantages of douglas county court, probate, and land records as a useful resource of genealogical details. Nevada history books recommended by nevada state historic preservation officer ron james. Nevada museums association douglas county historical society. The book places the states historical events in the context of our nations history. Zillow has 611 homes for sale in douglas county nv matching. Genoa was settled in 1851 by mormon traders selling goods to settlers on their way to california. History early exploration in the 1770s several spanish explorers came near the area of presentday nevada but it was not until half a century later that fur traders venturing into the rocky mts.
Esmeralda, from victor hugos book, the hunchback of notre dame. The courthouse museum genoa is located in the heart of genoa, nevadas first permanent town, settled by john reese in 1851. Douglas county, nevada free public records black book online. Bars of nevada the historical, the hysterical and the barely standing. About board staff county history bylaws creation of nevadas counties the first. World war i draft registration cards, 19171918 ormsby county source. Photographs of national register sites, nevada historic markers, and other points of historic interest in douglas county, nevada.
Pages in category history of douglas county, nevada the following 4 pages are in this category, out of 4 total. Douglas county s awardwinning i voted sticker was a collaboration between the douglas county clerktreasurers office and a nevada graphic designer. Chronicle of nevadas great basin is an interesting and informative. The library building may be closed, but douglas county public library is always a click away. Douglas county, nevada article about douglas county. List of books and articles about nevada history online. A collection of genealogical profiles related to douglas county, nevada. Nevada new, used and rare books and ephemera at biblio. In 1861, the colorado territorial session laws created douglas county, named after stephen a. For family history research, please use the census microfilm and name indexes located at the nevada state library. This ambitious book profiles each of nevadas seventeen counties, as well as its. There is a computer available to the public for such research. Hidden away in nevada courthouses and archives just about everywhere could be the dreams and worries of many nevada residents.683 678 1004 386 807 831 252 970 561 586 1122 1338 1461 1480 843 275 1023 1206 1005 1134 293 951 271 991 1235 873 911 1142 904 279 1265 951 1000 1314 740 869 513 949 756 788 141 532 341 614 203 492