Nevada is a state in the Great Basin region of the United States of America.
While on their way to the Underworld, Percy Jackson, Annabeth Chase and Grover Underwood arrive in Las Vegas after their ride, the illegal animal smuggling company Kindness International, stops in the city. The trio arrives at the Lotus Hotel and Casino, where they unknowingly spend five days before taking a cab to Los Angeles.
While traveling to San Francisco, Percy, Thalia Grace, Grover and Zoë Nightshade stop at the Hoover Dam, which is stationed along the Nevada-Arizona border, where they are attacked by Skeleton Warriors and flee with the help of two winged Automations.
- Prior to statehood, Nevada was part of the Utah Territory.
- Eighty percent of the state’s land is owned by the federal government.
- Nevada was part of the Mexican Cession, land taken by the United States after the Mexican-American War along with Arizona, California, New Mexico, and Utah, and what is now western Colorado and Southwestern Wyoming was a part of the Mexican Cession as well.