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Founded in 1858, Carson City was named for the nearby Carson River, discovered and named by John C. Fremont for his scout Christopher “Kit” Carson. It wasn’t until Abraham Curry purchased Eagle Station, a central station and ranch that was vital to the community when discussion of establishing Carson City began.
Today, Carson City serves as the Nevada State Capitol and is only 30 minutes south of Reno, surrounded by the spectacular Sierra Nevadas and Lake Tahoe 30 minutes to the west. Carson City still acts as the passenger center it was during its formation, with residents of Virginia City 20 minutes to the east and residents of Minden and Gardnerville 25 minutes south, passing through often en route to Reno or Sparks.
The capitol’s historic past is kept alive through the Nevada State Capitol Building, Nevada Supreme Court, and Nevada Legislature Building all in the center of downtown Carson City. For a thorough look into the history of Carson, head to the Nevada State Museum, boasting 11,000 square feet of exhibit space. The Nevada State Railroad Museum displays railroad cars from the Virginia & Truckee Railroad and delves into the compelling history of Carson’s formation. The Bowers Mansion Regional Park has maintained and restored the Bowers Mansion, once a showcase of the wealthy elite in the late 1800s. Now, the park offers a playground, swimming pool, and seasonal concert series.
Students of Carson Middle School and Eagle Valley Middle School will graduate into Carson High School. Carson High is an excellent school serving students of the community. The home of the Senators provides wonderful sports facilities to students alongside an education that prepares students for college-level courses. Higher education is offered through Western Nevada College right in Carson City, or head north to Reno to the University of Nevada, Reno. The Carson Tahoe Regional Medical Center Campus calls Carson City home and is only a 30-minute commute to either Reno or Lake Tahoe.
Carson City is an excellent place for families with an abundance of stores, businesses, and outdoor recreation. Clear Creek Plaza offers a Walmart Supercenter and Trader Joe's. Carson Valley Plaza across the street features Best Buy, Bed Bath & Beyond, and Marshalls. Eagle Station Shopping Center has Raley’s, Kohl’s, JCPenney, and Ross, in addition to popular restaurants like Buffalo Wild Wings.
When you’re looking for something to do around town, check for movie times at Galaxy Fandango Theater. Head across the street to Casino Fandango to hit the tables or slots if you’re feeling lucky. Finally, golfers can enjoy up to six public golf courses like the beloved Silver Oak Golf Course. Silver Oak Golf Course is a favorite because of its varied scenery throughout the course. The first nine holes provide incredible views of the Carson Valley while the last nine feature glimpses of the Sierra Nevada Mountains and the impeccable homes surrounding the golf course.