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BELGIANS IN AMERICA: American Censuses 1850 / 1860 / 1870
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16. White Pine
17. Carson city
| Belgian population
|1850 : 0||1860 : 3||1870 : 25|
|Carson (1)||3||5. Esmeralda||1|
|16. White Pine||13|
| Nevada was acquired from Mexico in 1848 and included in
Utah and New Mexico Territories.
In 1850 present-day Nevada had no census coverage. The population for 1860 is for the enumerated portions of Utah Territory that were included in Nevada Territory the following year.
| It was established as a territory in 1861 from Utah
Territory, and was admitted as a State on October 31, 1864. Nevada acquired
essentially its present boundaries after annexation of the southern tip from
Arizona Territory in 1866.
In 1870 coverage included the entire State. The 1870 population includes Rio Virgin County, enumerated as part of Utah although located within Nevada.
(1) Carson County was initially organized in 1855 as part of Utah Territory; it became part of Nevada Territory in 1861. It was the primary unit of local government in western Utah and Nevada Territories until the creation of nine counties by the Nevada Territorial Legislature in 1861: Churchill, Douglas, Esmeralda, Humboldt, Lyon, Ormsby, Storey, and Washoe.
Total of 6,857 people for 1860 includes 2,118 persons in areas not organized by county, including Fort Randall (pop. 353) and other scattered forts and settlements in present-day Wyoming and the Dakotas west of the Missouri River. The organised area being Carson, Humbolt and StMary