Carson City Carson City, Nevada

Carson City: Independent city in and capital of Nevada, United States

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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 9 years in 2019 city had an estimated population of 55,916 inhabitants.

The city was created 163 years ago in 1857.


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.

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Carson City Quick Facts

Population : 55,916 (2019)
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 (163 years ago)
Time Zone : America/Los_Angeles
Local time : 20:54:25 (24th June 2021)
Density : 137 Pop. per km² as of 2019
Population growth : 1.15% (2010-2019)

Carson City has 5 neighbours.


The population of Carson City increased by 1.15% in 9 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

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, you can see a list of people who born in Carson City.


College & universities near Carson City

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

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

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Distance to Other Cities

Carson City distances to largest Nevada cities

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