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Nevada in United States
Map of the United States with Nevada highlighted

Nevada is a state located in the Western United States. According to the 2010 United States Census, Nevada is the 36th most populous state with &&&&&&&&02700691.&&&&&02,700,691 inhabitants but the 7th largest by land area spanning 109,781.18 square miles (284,332.0 km2) of land. Nevada is divided into 17 counties and contains 19 incorporated municipalities. Incorporated places in the state are legally described as cities, except for Carson City, which has no legal description. Nevada's incorporated municipalities cover only 1% of the state's land mass but are home to 56.7% of its population.

The largest municipality by population in Nevada is Las Vegas with 583,756 residents, and the smallest municipality by population is Caliente with 1,130 residents. The largest municipality by land area is Boulder City which spans 208.52 sq mi (540.1 km2), while Lovelock is the smallest at 0.85 sq mi (2.2 km2).

Incorporated cities

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Name Type County Population
(2010)
Population
(2000)
Change (%) Land area
(2010)
Population density
sq mi km2
Boulder City City Clark 15,023 14,966 &10000000000000000380863+0.4% 208.52 540.1 72.0/sq mi (27.8/km2)
Caliente City Lincoln 1,130 1,123 &10000000000000000623330+0.6% 1.87 4.8 604.3/sq mi (233.3/km2)
Carlin City Elko 2,368 2,161 &10000000000000009578898+9.6% 10.44 27.0 226.8/sq mi (87.6/km2)
Carson CityIndependent City City None 55,274 52,457 &10000000000000005370112+5.4% 144.66 374.7 382.1/sq mi (147.5/km2)
ElkoCounty seat City Elko 18,297 16,708 &10000000000000009510414+9.5% 17.64 45.7 1,037.2/sq mi (400.5/km2)
ElyCounty seat City White Pine 4,255 4,041 &10000000000000005295718+5.3% 7.64 19.8 556.9/sq mi (215.0/km2)
FallonCounty seat City Churchill 8,606 7,536 &10000000000000014198513+14.2% 3.63 9.4 2,370.8/sq mi (915.4/km2)
Fernley City Lyon 19,368 NA 122.12 316.3 158.6/sq mi (61.2/km2)
Henderson City Clark 257,729 175,381 &10000000000000046953774+47.0% 107.73 279.0 2,392.4/sq mi (923.7/km2)
Las VegasCounty seat City Clark 583,756 478,434 &10000000000000022013903+22.0% 135.81 351.7 4,298.3/sq mi (1,659.6/km2)
LovelockCounty seat City Pershing 1,894 2,003 Template:Number table sorting/negative−5.4% 0.85 2.2 2,228.2/sq mi (860.3/km2)
Mesquite City Clark 15,276 9,389 &10000000000000062701033+62.7% 31.89 82.6 479.0/sq mi (184.9/km2)
North Las Vegas City Clark 216,961 115,488 &10000000000000087864540+87.9% 101.35 262.5 2,140.7/sq mi (826.5/km2)
RenoCounty seat City Washoe 225,221 180,480 &10000000000000024790004+24.8% 103.01 266.8 2,186.4/sq mi (844.2/km2)
Sparks City Washoe 90,264 66,346 &10000000000000036050402+36.1% 35.76 92.6 2,524.2/sq mi (974.6/km2)
Wells City Elko 1,292 1,346 Template:Number table sorting/negative−4.0% 6.90 17.9 187.2/sq mi (72.3/km2)
West Wendover City Elko 4,410 4,721 Template:Number table sorting/negative−6.6% 7.48 19.4 589.6/sq mi (227.6/km2)
WinnemuccaCounty seat City Humboldt 7,396 7,174 &10000000000000003094507+3.1% 9.39 24.3 787.6/sq mi (304.1/km2)
Yerington City Lyon 3,048 2,883 &10000000000000005723204+5.7% 8.60 22.3 354.4/sq mi (136.8/km2)
Total 1,531,568 1,142,637 &10000000000000034038019+34.0% &&&&&&&&&&&01065.2900001,065.29 2,759.1 1,437.7/sq mi (555.1/km2)

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