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Nevada is a city in Vernon County.

It is the county seat.

The community was named for Nevada City, CA

The latitude of Nevada is 37.839N. The longitude is -94.354W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 873 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 8,411.


INCOME SNAPSHOT
Median household income
Local
$25,774
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Nevada demographic reports
Former and merged names include:
· Hog Eye
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 21. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 2.5 per 1,000 people.
Well-known residents have included:
· John Huston, filmmaker
Local festivals include:
  • Bushwhacker Days - June 13-16, 2007
Dates often change. Check Nevada web sites and events links in the sections below.
Historic sites and museums: Osage Village State Historic Site, Bushwhacker Museum
Colleges and universities: Cottey College
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was on par with the national average. (See library links below.)

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Nevada demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Vernon County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 64772 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

20% of Nevada residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Nevada ancestry & family history guide.

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Economy

At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Nevada was $15,118, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

14% of Nevada residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

Entertainment
Environment
Fairs, festivals & other events
Nevada festival dates:

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Geocaching & geography
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Government
Guides to Nevada
Health
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History
Housing & real estate

Median rent in Nevada, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $261.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $650.


Jobs
Libraries

Libraries in Nevada include Nevada Public Library ... View libraries

Maps

Media outlets

Newspapers in Nevada include Nevada Daily Mail

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Parks & recreation
Pets
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Politics

Vernon County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Nevada political report.

Postal Service
Religion
Restaurants
Traffic

The average commute time for Nevada workers is 15 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

Travel

Hotels in Nevada include Country Inn & Suites, Days Inn, Econo Lodge Nevada, Super 8.

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