Nevada, Iowa

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Nevada, Iowa
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Nevada, Iowa
Nevada Iowa 20090816 Welcome Sign.JPG
Coordonate: Coordonate: 42°1′9″N 93°27′6″V / 42.01917°N 93.45167°V / 42.01917; -93.4516742°1′9″N 93°27′6″V / 42.01917°N 93.45167°V / 42.01917; -93.45167

Țară Statele Unite ale Americii Statele Unite
Stat Iowa Iowa
Comitat Story

Suprafață
 - Total 10.8  km²
 - Apă 0.0 km²
Altitudine 305 m.d.m.

Populație (2010)
 - Total 6.798 locuitori

Fus orar Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 - Ora de vară (DST) CDT (UTC-5)

Location of Nevada, Iowa
Location of Nevada, Iowa

Nevada (pronunție AFI, |n|ə|ˈ|v|eɪ|d|ə ) este o localitate, o municipalitate, un oraș și sediul comitatului Story, statul Iowa, Statele Unite ale Americii. GR6

Conform datelor furnizate de United States Census Bureau, populația localității fusese de 6.798 locuitori la data recensământului din anul 2010, în ușoară creștere da la 6.658 de locuitori, care fuseseră înregistrați anterior cu zece ani, Census 2000. [1][2]

Nevada este parte zonei metropolitane Ames, Iowa Metropolitan Statistical Area, care la rândul său este parte a mai largei Ames - Boone Combined Statistical Area. La doar 13 km (sau opt mile) la vest de Nevada, se găsesc Ames și Iowa State University, care prezintă o acumulare mai largă de populație.

Nontheless, Nevada is the county seat with all Story County offices located here. The city's name is pronounced differently from the state of the same name.

Istoric[modificare | modificare sursă]

Downtown Nevada

The city was founded October 12, 1853 by Johnson Edgar of Jasper County by appointment of the Iowa Legislature to find the county seat of Story County. Its name, "Nevada," was proposed by Joseph Thrift after the Sierra Nevada mountains. The city was named a decade before the state received a similar name.

The city was originally surveyed at 49 blocks in a square. This plat of 7 by 7 blocks had six east-west streets and six north-south streets. The east-west streets were named:

  • Sixth Street (northern-most street)
  • Fifth Street
  • Fourth Street
  • Third Street
  • Second Street
  • First Street (southern-most street)

And the north-south streets were named:

  • Sycamore Street (western-most street)
  • Walnut Street
  • Chestnut Street
  • Main Street
  • Lynn Street
  • Oak Street (eastern-most street)

The original block numbers were:

7 6 5 4 3 2 1
8 9 10 11 12 13 14
21 20 19 18 17 16 15
22 23 24 25 26 27 28
35 34 33 32 31 30 29
36 37 38 39 40 41 42
49 48 47 46 45 44 44

Geografie[modificare | modificare sursă]

Nevada's longitude and latitude coordinates in decimal form are 42.019152, -93.451775. GR1

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 4.2 square miles (10.9 km2), of which, 4.2 square miles (10.8 km2) of it is land and 0.24% is water.

Demografie[modificare | modificare sursă]

Nevada's
Population History
Recensământ Populație  % ±
1860 350
1870 982 180.6%
1880 1,541 −99.8%
1890 1,662 7.9%
1900 2,472 48.7%
1910 2,138 −13.5%
1920 2,668 24.8%
1930 3,133 17.4%
1940 3,353 7.0%
1950 3,763 12.2%
1960 4,227 12.3%
1970 4,952 17.2%
1980 5,912 19.4%
1990 6,009 1.6%
2000 6,658 10.8%
2010 6,798 2.1%
Iowa Data Center [2]

2010 census[modificare | modificare sursă]

2000 census[modificare | modificare sursă]

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Referințe[modificare | modificare sursă]

  1. ^ Eroare la citare: Etichetă <ref> invalidă; niciun text nu a fost furnizat pentru ref-urile numite USCB
  2. ^ a b Data from the 2010 Census”. State Data Center of Iowa. http://www.iowadatacenter.org/archive/2011/02/feb10. Accesat la 4 iunie 2011. 

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