Fun Facts About Reno, NV
Gambling in Reno can be traced back to pre-colonial times, with games being played in celebration of hunts and harvests.
Reno holds the Guinness World Record for most people playing checkers at one time, 540.
In Reno, it’s illegal to use bad words in front of a dead body.
Getting fabric from wholesaler Levi Strauss & Co, Jacob Davis came up with the idea to use copper rivets on pants, thus creating Levi jeans.
Sex toys are illegal in Reno.
Before Vegas took off in the 1960s, Reno was the gambling capital of America.
Basecamp Boulder Park is home to the world’s tallest climbing wall, rising 164 feet into the air.
Area Codes: 775
Zip Codes: 89433, 89439, 89501, 89502, 89503, 89504, 89505, 89506, 89507, 89508, 89509, 89511, 89512, 89513, 89515, 89519, 89520, 89521, 89523, 89533, 89555, 89557, 89570, 89595, 89599
Nearby Cities: Sparks, NV; Sun Valley, NV; Carson City, NV; Fernley, NV; Fallon, NV