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Nevada Famous

People listed are almost always native to the state. We do (on occasion) include those that have either lived within a state for most of their adult life, or have made a significant contribution to the state in their personal endeavors.

  • Eva Bertrand Adams u.s. mint director
  • Andre Agassi tennis player
  • Ben Alexander actor
  • Henry Fountain Ashurst politician
  • Helen Delich Bentley newspaperwoman
  • James Hubert Bilbray politician
  • Kurt Busch race car driver
  • Kyle Busch race car driver
  • James E. Casey founder united parcel service (ups)
  • Hobart Cavanaugh actor
  • Ty Cobb journalist
D - H
  • Abby Dalton actress
  • Brandon Richard Flowers singer
  • James A. Gibbons politician
  • Michele Greene actress
  • Curtis Hanson director, producer
K - P
  • Jack Kramer tennis player
  • Paul Laxalt politician
  • Robert Laxalt author
  • Jenny Lewis singer
  • Patricia Ryan Nixon first lady
  • Lute Pease cartoonist
  • Edna Purviance actress
R - Z
  • Harry M. Reid politician
  • David Derek Stacton author
  • Jack Wilson "Wovoka" paiute indian prophet
  • Sarah Hopkins Winnemucca author, paiute interpreter, peacemaker
  • Barry Zito baseball player

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Nevada Cities, Counties & Area Codes

City County Area Code
Carson City Carson City 775
Fallon Churchill 775
North Las Vegas Clark 702
Henderson Clark 702
Las Vegas Clark 702
Gardnerville Douglas 775
Elko Elko 775
Dyer Esmeralda 775
Eureka Eureka 775
Winnemucca Humboldt 775
Battle Mountain Lander 775
Caliente Lincoln 775
Fernley Lyon 775
Hawthorne Mineral 775
Pahrump Nye 775
Lovelock Pershing 775
Virginia City Storey 775
Sparks Washoe 775
Reno Washoe 775
Ely White Pine 775

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This page was last updated on April 7, 2017.