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However, not all of Nevada is within the Great Basin.Tributaries of the Snake River drain the far north, while the Colorado River, which also forms much of the boundary with Arizona, drains much of southern Nevada.The largest mountain range in the southern portion of the state is the Spring Mountain Range, just west of Las Vegas, the state's lowest point is along the Colorado River, south of Laughlin.
Most rain that falls in the state falls on the lee side (east and northeast slopes) of the Sierra Nevada.Nearly three-quarters of Nevada's people live in Clark County, which contains the Las Vegas–Paradise metropolitan area Nevada's capital is Carson City.Nevada is officially known as the "Silver State" because of the importance of silver to its history and economy, it is also known as the "Battle Born State", because it achieved statehood during the Civil War (the words "Battle Born" also appear on the state flag); as the "Sagebrush State", for the native plant of the same name; and as the "Sage-hen State".Several rivers drain from the Sierra Nevada eastward, including the Walker, Truckee, and Carson rivers.
All of these rivers are endorheic basins, ending in Walker Lake, Pyramid Lake, and the Carson Sink, respectively.
The area formed part of the Viceroyalty of New Spain, and became part of Mexico when it gained independence in 1821, the United States annexed the area in 1848 after its victory in the Mexican–American War, and it was incorporated as part of Utah Territory in 1850.