Carson City, NV

A capitol with character.

Nevada’s state capitol, Carson City has a population of about 55,000 people. The town started out as a stopover for emigrants going to California, then became a base camp for the Virginia City silver rush. Today it’s an easy-going city with several historical museums, good shopping, a burgeoning art scene and a revitalized downtown.

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  • The Vibe

    Small city, laid-back, with local political color.  

  • The People

    Friendly, easy-going people always willing to say hello.

  • The LIfestyle

    Antiques shopping, weekend golf, Tahoe daytrips.

  • What you'll love

    Easy to get around, great base for local exploration.

  • What you won't miss

    State taxes, bumper-to-bumper traffic and crabby people.

  • What will inspire you

    Nevada history, local art and new places to explore.

Explore Carson City Neighborhoods

A charming downtown ready to receive.

Downtown Carson City continues to evolve, with redevelopment paving the way for an ever-expanding array of shops and restaurants. Nearby you’ll find an incredible selection of charming, historic homes, enabling that walkable lifestyle few can resist.

Neighborhoods to hang your hat on.

The most upscale neighborhoods in town are generally found on the west side, and the closer you get to the mountains, the more expensive properties get. Here you’ll find fantastic schools, lovely views and golf course properties.

Affordable options with easy access.

The east side of town is more affordable, with some very comfortable homes on large parcels the farther east you go from the central part of town. The newly built freeway on this side of town makes access to Reno or Tahoe particularly convenient.

Country in the city.

South Carson City offers some interesting housing options, also less expensive than the west part of town. Here you can find in-town ranchettes, minutes from shopping, along with newer home developments featuring gorgeous mountain views.

Incredible opportunities in luxury development.

Just outside Carson City heading toward Tahoe, you’ll find the hottest new luxury development in the region, Clear Creek Tahoe. On 2,136 acres surrounded by six million acres of national forest, with a golf course, a clubhouse, on-site dining, a lake house, a pool, sport courts, miles of trails and more, these spectacular homes designed by the area’s most prominent architects will last for generations to come. Contact any of our agents to arrange a personal tour.