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Genoa

Douglas County

Nevada

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Home of the Candy Dance


The Nevada state capital is Carson City.


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89411

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Statistics & Facts

The population of Genoa is approximately 444 (1990), 939 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 418 (2010).

Genoa elevation is 5,577 feet above sea level.
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Location

Genoa location: in western Nevada near the California border

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Climate & Weather

Genoa average annual rainfall is 7.9 inches per year
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History & History Related Items

Genoa history:

Genoa is Nevada's oldest town. It was founded in 1851 as a trading post for the wagon trains coming through the Great Basin before they entered the Sierra Nevada. The original settlement was called Mormon Station. It was part of the Utah Territory and then became part of Douglas County in Nevada Territory in 1861. When the Comstock mines were discovered nearby Carson City became a prominent city and Genoa left the limelight as a center of government.

This history page was written by the Genoa Town Historian.

Try this history page for Genoa. Here is another history page focusing on Genoa as a "ghost town."
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Attractions

Genoa attractions:

The Candy Dance has been held for over 83 years and attracts hundreds to Genoa every year when it is held the last full weekend of September.

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