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Nevada City

Story County, Iowa

Nevada City Hall is located at 1209 6th Street, Nevada, IA 50201.
Phone: 515‑382‑5466.

Briggs Terrace

Briggs Terrace, circa 1879, located at 1204 H Avenue, Nevada . Listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1998. Photo by wikipedia username: Dagwin57, 2013, own work, creative commons [cc-3.0], via wikimedia commons, accessed July, 2022.

Nevada as described in 1938 [1]

Nevada, seat of Story County, established in 1853, lies along the banks of West Indian Creek. Thrift, a settler, named the village for his daughter, Sierra Nevada, who had been named for the California mountain range. Much poultry is shipped from here.

On a high hill south of town is the Iowa Sanitarium and Hospital with 40 beds, established in 1899. It is operated under the auspices of the Seventh Day Adventists.

  1. Federal Writers' Project of the Works Progress Administration for the State of Iowa, IOWA: A Guide to the Hawkeye State, American Guide Series, The Viking Press, New York, 1938.