Nevada City Makes the Top 15 Small Cities

The Economic Resource Council had the link to The Cities Journal HERE.

Nevada City is Number 9.

Frommer’s calls the “entire town” of Nevada City a historical landmark. They ranked the town among the nine “Best small towns and villages” in California. In 1856, however, it was actually the third largest city in the state of California.

While the name “Nevada City” rings with echoes of Las Vegas glitz and glamour, the town’s foundation was a much more dangerous and high-stakes sort of gambling. If you’re a fan of the 49ers, this is where they get their name: Nevada City was established in 1849, when settlers moved to the Old West in search of gold and took their Victorian architecture and design aesthetics along for the ride.

A town that was once rich with gold is now rich with preserved history, but it’s not limited to gold rush relics.

Read the rest HERE.

About Russ Steele

Freelance writer and climate change blogger. Russ spent twenty years in the Air Force as a navigator specializing in electronics warfare and digital systems. After his service he was employed for sixteen years as concept developer for TRW, an aerospace and automotive company, and then was CEO of a non-profit Internet provider for 18 months. Russ's articles have appeared in Comstock's Business, Capitol Journal, Trailer Life, Monitoring Times, and Idaho Magazine.
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