Nixon, Nevada was named after Nevada U.S. Senator George Stuart Nixon. George Stuart Nixon served in the Nevada State Legislature In 1891 and served in the U.S. Senate from 1905 until his death in Washington D.C. in 1912. Currently, Nixon is the seat of tribal government of the Paiute Pyramid Lake Indian Reservation and falls within Washoe County, Nevada.
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