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Nevada county offers something for everyone. An active, supported retirement community flourishes here in the foothills as well as businesses and families with young children and teens. For our retirees, our community offers many senior facilities, enjoyable events, transportation and a comprehensive health and welfare society. The cooperative spirit of our area gives all the inhabitants opportunity to be involved in the matters closest to their hearts.

Nevada County is proud of the high ratings garnered by the area schools, as well as the wide variety of activities here to benefit the county's youth. The community features a wide variety of sports, church youth groups, youth theatre, top notch 4-H & FFA programs as well as Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, and more. This is truly a community that embraces the well being of it's children by active participation and investment in the future.

Popular Events in Nevada County:

Community information
Wildflower Hikes: Starting in April
Nevada City Nights: Wednesday evenings in July
Grass Valley Nights: Friday evenings from mid-July through August
Farmers Market at the Fairgrounds: Saturday mornings / May to October
Farmers Market in Penn Valley: Thursday evenings / June to September
The Nevada County Fair: August
The Draft Horse Classic & Harvest Faire: September
The Morgan Horse Show: September
California Worldfest 2007
Nevada City Fatherís Day Bicycle Classic
Farmerís Market in Lake of the Pines: Monday evenings June to September
Bluegrass Festival
Sierra Shakespeare Festival
Celtic Festival & Marketplace
Cornish Christmas
Victorian Christmas
Foothill Theatre Company
Nevada County Imaginarium
Bicyclists of Nevada County
Nevada County Concert Band
Community Info
The Story Telling Festival
Music in the Mountains
Nevada County Horsemen's Arena has Team Penning, Roping, Barrel Racing and Rodeo events regularly
Numerous Car Shows & Craft Fairs
14 different Theatre Production Companies

Some statistical information:
Nevada County includes the following Communities:
Nevada City, Grass Valley, Penn Valley, North San Juan, Truckee, Peardale, Cedar Ridge, Chicago Park, Washington, Camptonville, Downieville, Alta Sierra, Lake of the Pines, Lake Wildwood, Cascade Shores

In 2004 the population in Nevada County was approximately 97,660.

Grass Valley / Nevada City is conveniently located approximately:
60 Miles northeast of Sacramento
157 Miles East of San Francisco
91 Miles Southwest of Reno
94 Miles Southwest of South Lake Tahoe
64 Miles to Sacramento International Airport
93 Miles to Reno International Airport

Nevada County Government
Nevada County Treasurer and Tax Collector
Nevada County Quick Facts
Placer County Information

Nevada County Schools
Placer County Schools
Sierra Community College

Pacific Gas & Electric Co. 800-743-5000
Amerigas 800-414-0716
Ferrellgas 530-265-5896
Suburban Propane 530-273-6113
AT&T 800-310-2355
Nevada Irrigation District (NID) 530-273-6185
Nevada City Water 530-265-2496
Comcast Cable Services 800-COMCAST
Directv 800-280-4388
Dish Network 888-825-2557
Waste Management of Nevada County 530-274-3090

Community Services:
Nevada City Chamber of Commerce
Grass Valley Chamber of Commerce
Penn Valley Chamber of Commerce
South Nevada County Chamber
Nevada County Farm Bureau
Nevada County Economic Resource Council
Nevada County Land Trust
Nevada County Contractors Association
Fire Safe Council of Nevada County
4-H Organization
Volunteer and Referral Center of Nevada County
Sierra Nevada Memorial Hospital

Local Golf Courses:
Darkhorse Golf Club
Alta Sierra Country Club

Other Interesting Links:
Local Newspaper
Local Radio Station
Arts Council of Placer County
Nevada and Placer County Master Gardners

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