Nevada Archives: 41 Newspapers for Genealogy Research

Nevada became a state in 1864 during the Civil War; in recognition of this, the banner on the state flag reads “Battle Born.” The 7th largest state in the country, Nevada – which is mostly desert – is the 35th most populous and the 9th least densely populated of the United States.

photo of Las Vegas, Nevada
Photo: Las Vegas, Nevada. Credit: Http2007; Wikimedia Commons.

If you are researching your ancestry from Nevada, you will want to use GenealogyBank’s online NV newspaper archives: 41 titles to help you search your family history in the “Silver State,” providing coverage from 1864 to Today. There are more than 270,000 articles and records in our online Nevada archives!

Dig deep into our archives and search for historical and recent obituaries and other news articles about your Nevada ancestors in these NV newspapers online. Our Nevada newspapers are divided into two collections: Historical Newspapers (complete paper) and Recent Obituaries (obituaries only).

Search Nevada Newspaper Archives (1864 – 1922)

Search Nevada Recent Obituaries (1996 – Current)

illustration of the state flag of Nevada
Illustration: state flag of Nevada. Credit: Caleb Moore; Wikimedia Commons.

Here is a list of online Nevada newspapers in the archives. Each newspaper title in this list is an active link that will take you directly to that paper’s search page, where you can begin searching for your ancestors by surnames, dates, keywords and more. The NV newspaper titles are listed alphabetically by city.

CityTitleDate Range*Collection
AustinReese River Reveille8/5/1864 – 8/11/1864Newspaper Archives
Battle MountainBattle Mountain Bugle2/8/2012 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
Boulder CityBoulder City View8/7/2007 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
Boulder CityBoulder City Review11/5/2009 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
CalienteLincoln County Record6/14/2013 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
Carson CityNew Daily Appeal9/14/1872 – 3/9/1873Newspaper Archives
Carson CityNevada Appeal7/4/2000 – 3/11/2013Recent Obituaries
ElkoDaily Independent7/1/1885 – 2/19/1887Newspaper Archives
ElkoElko Daily Free Press1/30/2003 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
ElyEly Times10/10/2007 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
EurekaEureka Daily Sentinel6/18/1871 – 8/24/1876Newspaper Archives
EurekaEureka Daily Republican2/28/1878 – 3/20/1878Newspaper Archives
EurekaEureka Sentinel8/7/2013 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
HamiltonInland Empire6/16/1869 – 9/21/1869Newspaper Archives
HawthorneMineral County Independent-News8/5/2013 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
HendersonHenderson View4/24/1999 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
HendersonLas Vegas Weekly5/8/2008 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
Las VegasLas Vegas Business Press11/20/2006 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
Las VegasLas Vegas Review-Journal10/1/1996 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
Las VegasCentennial View4/14/2008 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
Las VegasParadise View12/6/2000 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
Las VegasSummerlin View3/31/1999 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
Las VegasSummerlin South View10/29/2003 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
Las VegasSouthwest View12/6/2000 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
Las VegasWhitney View4/8/2008 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
Las VegasLas Vegas Sun: Blogs2/14/2008 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
Las VegasSunrise View5/5/2004 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
Las VegasLas Vegas Sun5/1/1996 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
Las VegasAnthem View6/6/2006 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
LovelockLovelock Review-Miner7/27/2011 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
MesquiteMesquite Local News4/14/2012 – 6/5/2014Recent Obituaries
North Las VegasNorth Las Vegas View11/29/2000 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
PahrumpPahrump Valley Times10/12/2007 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
PiocheDaily Journal1/1/1876 – 4/26/1876Newspaper Archives
RenoNevada State Journal8/1/1893 – 6/6/1922Newspaper Archives
SparksDaily Sparks Tribune6/23/2010 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
Treasure CityWhite Pines News6/15/1869 – 6/15/1869Newspaper Archives
UnionvilleHumboldt Register3/25/1865 – 3/25/1865Newspaper Archives
Virginia CityTerritorial Enterprise8/4/1874 – 12/31/1879Newspaper Archives
Virginia CityComstock Chronicle10/2/2009 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
WinnemuccaHumboldt Sun12/12/2010 – CurrentRecent Obituaries

*Date Ranges may have selected coverage unavailable.

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Did you know?

The Territorial Enterprise (Virginia City, Nevada) is Nevada’s most important early newspaper and featured articles written by young staffer Samuel Clemens, later known as Mark Twain.

Also, Nevada was the first state to ratify the 15th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, which gave African American men the right to vote, on 1 March 1869.

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