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Next Meeting - Tues, June 25, 2024, 9:00am-12:00p
Location: DCNR Conference Room, Tahoe 2-E,
Nevada Department of Conservation and Natural Resources
901 Stewart St
Carson City, NV

Secretarial Orders 3404 and 3405 How to Name Places
Meeting Agendas Approved Names Photo Album
Meeting Minutes  
Contact Information and Membership

Nevada Revised Statutes 327.100


Principles, Policies, and Procedures

Geographic Names Information System
(GNIS background/history article)




U.S. Board on Geographic Names


Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology


Council of Geographic Names Authorities (COGNA)  
Special Feature  
Susan Tingley, former NSBGN Executive Secretary passed away on December 15, 2018.  

Alexander von Humboldt, 1769-1859, 2019 marks 250 year anniversary of Humboldt's birth. Humboldt left his mark on Nevada place names and the world.

Extended presentation on Alexander von Humboldt's legacy.