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Last Updated: May 23rd, 2010 - 21:01:09


State Capitol of Nevada
By ClassBrain Staff
Jun 15, 2006, 15:40 PST

Capital or Capitol?

What is the difference between these two? Here’s how it breaks down . . .

The Capit
al is the city or town that is the seat of government in a state or nation.

The Capit
ol is the building in which the state legislative body meets.

For information about Nevada’s Capit
al City, click here.


The Story of Our Capitol
Find out all about the different Nevada State Capitol buildings at this site. You'll read about the history of each building and see some great photographs.
Source: Nevada Secretary of State

State Capitol Photographs
Access some great photographs of the state capitol from this website.
Source: Nevada Department of Cultural Affairs

Myth #31 - Nevada's "Silver" Capitol "Dome"
"Surely the Silver State's capitol "dome"--technically it's a cupola--was once covered with silver! It was, if you believe virtually every tour guide and bus driver talking to unsuspecting tourists..."
Source: Nevada State Archives

Carson City With a Look at the Capitol Building
This site has a beautiful picture of the Nevada capitol building, along with a history of the capitol.
Source: Carson City Convention & Visitors Bureau

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