Nevada County has something for everyone! Born in the California Gold Rush of 1849 Nevada County is located in the sierra foothills and has history, recreation and arts galore! Nevada City, the county seat of Nevada County, is known for an eclectic blend of tastes influenced by race, creed and tradition! Enjoy the summer nights that include "Music in the Mountains" which is a musical tradition in the foothills. Musicians from all genres entertain the foothills in several indoor and outdoor venues throughout the summer nights. There is rafting, horseback riding, biking, hiking, water sports, snow sports and much more! Elevations range from 1500 to 4000 ft and weather patterns in most areas are useable year round! There is ballet, theater, mining, history, parks, trails.....you can live here a lifetime and not see everything in Nevada County! The people are friendly and the water is warm!