|Nevada Government & Politics|
|World War II & Post-War|
The base camp for the site is located at Mercury, which is like a small town. It contains housing, offices, laboratories, warehouses, a hospital, post office, fire station, and training facilities.
The Nevada Test Site is sometimes
embroiled in controversy. It is important to the general economy
of southern Nevada, but many citizens don't want the continued presence
of nuclear facilities in the state.
Nevada Historical Society