Carson City, Nevada

Carson City: The capital of Nevada. It is located in the Carson River Valley in western Nevada. Carson City is known for its many parks and green spaces, its many historical sites, and its many attractions, such as the Nevada State Capitol and the Nevada State Museum.


Carson City is a city located in the county of Carson City in the U.S. state of Nevada. Its population at the 2010 census was 55,274 and a population density of 136 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 56,034 inhabitants.

The city was created 166 years ago in 1857.

Carson City locator map
Location of Carson City on Nevada map.

Quick Facts about Carson City

Population : 56,034 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Nevada (United States)
County : Carson City
Different from : Carson County
Postal code : 89701-89706, 89711-89714, 89721
Phone Area Codes : 775
Area : 407.26 km2
Named for : Carson River
Altitude : 4,800 feet / 1463 meters
Capital city : Carson City is capital of Nevada
Establishment : January 01, 1858 (166 years ago)
Time Zone : America/Los_Angeles
Local time : 10:28:48 (14th April 2024)
Density : 138 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 1.36% (2010-2020)
Nevada State Museum image
Nevada State Museum
Nevada State Museum image


Carson City is located at 39°9'50"N 119°46'3"W (39.1638000, -119.7674000). It has 5 neighbors: Lyon County, Placer County, Douglas County, Storey County and Washoe County.

Carson City map

Carson City has 5 neighbours.


The population of Carson City increased by 1.36% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 55,274 - census
2011 54,676 -1.09% estimation process
2012 54,312 -0.67% estimation process
2013 53,726 -1.09% estimation process
2014 54,082 0.66% estimation process
2015 54,068 -0.03% estimation process
2016 54,147 0.15% estimation process
2017 54,532 0.71% estimation process
2018 55,202 1.21% estimation process
2019 55,916 1.28% estimation process
2020 56,034 0.21% estimation process

Carson City zip code is 89701. County name: Carson City, County fips: 32510

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People born in Carson City (24)

People born in Carson City, including actress Lauren Woodland, politician James C. Needham, US tennis player Maurice E. McLoughlin, .


  • Bryan Namoff (American soccer player) he was born in 28/05/1979
  • Chuck Holton (War correspondent and author) he was born in 01/01/1969
  • Darrell Rasner (American baseball player) he was born in 13/01/1981
  • Dusty Bergman (American baseball player) he was born in 01/02/1978
  • James Settelmeyer (American politician) he was born in 06/03/1971
  • Leslie Bradshaw (businessperson) she was born in 01/01/1982
  • Nancy Angelo (Organizational psychologist/formerly(performance/video artist)) she was born in 08/10/1953
  • Patrick Hickey (Member of Nevada State Assembly) he was born in 17/08/1950
  • Lance King he was born in 13/08/1963
  • Julie Hardt (American swimmer) she was born in 01/01/1983
  • Nathan Fletcher (American politician) he was born in 31/12/1976
  • Mackena Bell (American stock car racing driver) she was born in 09/06/1990
  • Philip Verrill Mighels (American author) he was born in 19/04/1869
  • Avi Love (American movie actress) she was born in 13/06/1995
  • Bruce Richmond (American geologist) he was born in 01/08/1951
  • Jordynne Grace (American professional wrestler) she was born in 05/03/1996
  • Everett W. Harris (mechanical engineer) he was born in 05/12/1903
  • Lowe Abeel McClure (military officer and professor of military science) he was born in 01/07/1882

Schools in Carson City

College & universities near Carson City, NV

Code Name City ZIP
182564 Western Nevada College Carson City (NV) 89703-7399
182458 Sierra Nevada College Incline Village (NV) 89451
117195 Lake Tahoe Community College South Lake Tahoe (CA) 96150
457110 Carrington College-Reno Reno (NV) 89511
454555 Milan Institute of Cosmetology-Reno Reno (NV) 89502

Stations (12)

Amtrak & bus stations near Carson City, NV

Code Name Address Type
SLN Stateline, NV 169 Highway 50 BUS
SLH Stateline Transit Center, California 4114 Lake Tahoe Blvd BUS
SLT South Lake Tahoe, California 1000 Emerald Bay Road BUS
TRU Truckee station 10065 Donner Pass Road RAIL
SPX Sparks, Nevada (Thruway Buses) 1100 Nugget Avenue BUS

Post offices near Carson City

Post Office Name City ZIP
Carson City Post Office Carson City (NV) 89701
Ormsby Post Office Carson City (NV) 89706
Silver City Post Office Silver City (NV) 89428
Dayton Post Office Dayton (NV) 89403
Glenbrook Post Office Glenbrook (NV) 89413

Other places with the same name (2)

Distance to Other Cities

Carson City distances to largest Nevada cities