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Time Zone: Clark County lies in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT) and observes daylight saving time.

The community of Las Vegas is the Seat for Clark County.

Clark County was founded February 5, 1908 and was created by taking area from LincolnCounty.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Clark had a population of 1,902,834 people. This is an increase of 38.31% since the last Census (which gave a population of 1,375,765 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Clark represented 68.85% of the total population of Nevada, making it the state's most populous county (out of 17 counties).

The following table shows the recent changes in population. Other than 2000, the population counts have been estimated by the Census Bureau.

Since 2000
Year-to-Year Change
20101,951,269+41.83%+2.55% since 2009
20091,902,834+38.31%+1.26% since 2008
20081,879,093+36.59%+2.2% since 2007
20001,375,765The Last Census

More information can be found on the Clark County Census Page for Clark County.


Below are some of the communities located in Clark County (for more communities, please visit our Nearby Page for Clark County):

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Las Vegas   567,641478,43418.65% increase  
Henderson   256,445175,38146.22% increase  
North Las Vegas   224,387115,48894.3% increase  
Mesquite   17,2099,38983.3% increase  
Boulder City   14,89614,9660.47% decrease  

Websites for Clark County

Official Website:   www.accessclarkcounty.com/

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<1>On a yearly basis, the US Census Bureau creates an estimate of the county's population. Keep in mind that this is an estimate and not an actual count. The last physical count was the 2000 Census and the next count will be for the 2010 Census.

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<2>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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