There are 18 cities in Nevada County, California.

Note: As defined by the US Census Bureau, a city's official boundaries often extend miles beyond the city itself and may even cross county lines. As such, several thousand US cities officially exist in two or more counties (and therefore appear on multiple counties' lists of cities.)

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City
Rank
State
2024 Population
2020 Census
Annual Change
Density (mi²)
Area (mi²)
Type
Truckee1California16,96516,7350.34%52532.33
North Auburn2California14,36014,446-0.15%1,8447.79
Grass Valley3California13,85114,009-0.28%2,3106
Auburn4California13,68213,792-0.2%1,9067.18
Alta Sierra5California7,2307,620-1.32%8698.32
Lake Wildwood6California5,0664,7090.92%1,6573.06
Lake Pines7California5,0134,3503.19%1,9842.53
Nevada City8California3,0773,147-0.55%1,3702.25
Penn Valley9California1,3031,0734.66%6142.12
Rough Ready10California7355118.25%2323.17
Smartsville11California365487-1.88%5090.72
Washington12California1271374.1%671.90
North San Juan13California1211515.22%502.42
Pike14California74120-12.94%174.32
Kingvale15California68102-10.53%710.96
Soda Springs16California54460%1600.34
Floriston17California25284.17%260.95
Graniteville18California12140%81.49

Note: City markers shown outside the county boundary mean that a part of the city extends into this county, but is primarily located in an adjacent county.

Cities in Nevada County, California by Population (2024)

What is the largest city in Nevada County, California?

Truckee is the largest city in Nevada County.

What is the smallest city in Nevada County, California?

Graniteville is the smallest city in Nevada County.

How many cities are in Nevada County?

There are 18 cities in Nevada County, California.

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