About Nevada County, California

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Nevada County Information

Nevada County’s quality of life surely rests in the beauty and majesty of the Sierra NevaNevada City Churchda Foothills, between Sacramento and Reno. But the quality of life doesn’t stop here. Many residents enjoy the Nevada County lifestyle because of the most amazing and exciting recreational, educational and entrepreneurial opportunities it provides.

Nestled in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada, Nevada County, California and surrounding areas have received world-wide recognition for their advanced white water and river sports, topnotch ski resorts, hiking, Biking and equestrian trails that meander throughout the county.

When family and friends aren’t enjoying sunshine or new snow, they are enjoying the downtown culture of Nevada County’s finest towns and communities. Theatre shows and clubs are alive with music and play with worldwide national talent such as Bill Cosby, Willie Nelson, Chubby Checker, Roy Rogers as example at the Center For the Arts in Grass Valley.

The large community of art galleries and artists share their work in street fairs and open-house gatherings.

Among the most promising and creative assets of Nevada County are its children. Nevada County schools are ranked amount the top in California

Local Wineries not only feature award winning wines, many offer music and tasting events as well as numerous downtown tasting room locations in Nevada City and Grass Valley.

We are not the only ones who love Nevada County… Travel author, David Vokac, in his book, “The Great Towns of Northern California,” ranks Nevada City second only to Napa, in affordability and livability.

Well over 150 years ago, this area saw its first boom during the California Gold Rush. Once a town center, thriving around mining and logging, today Nevada County is rich with adventure, culture and employment for research and development divisions with world leading software developers, high tech firms, and manufacturers.

Nevada County is a lifestyle most would envy.

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