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.