Nevada Cities and Towns

Downtown Las Vegas, Nevada's largest city by population

Nevada is divided into 17 counties and contains 19 incorporated municipalities. The state's incorporated municipalities cover only 1% of the state's land area but are home to 56.7% of its population. Incorporated places in the state are legally described as cities, except for the state capital Carson City, which has no legal description but is considered an independent city as it is not situated in any county The largest municipality by population in the state is Las Vegas with 583,756 residents, while the smallest is Caliente with 1,130 residents. The largest municipality by land mas is Boulder City, which spans 208.52 square miles, while Lovelock is the smallest with 0.85 square miles. The first city in Nevada to incorporate was Carson City, on March 1, 1875,

Nevada Cities and Towns