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Welcome to North Las Vegas ...

The city of North Las Vegas is located in Clark County<1>.

The location of North Las Vegas has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

A typical abbreviation for North Las Vegas: N. Las Vegas

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, North Las Vegas has a population of 251,974 people<3> (see below for details).

North Las Vegas was established in 1946.

The community of North Las Vegas is 2,040 feet [622 m] above sea level.<4>.

Time Zone: North Las Vegas lies in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT) and observes daylight saving time

Note: If you leave North Las Vegas and travel east, you will leave Pacific Time and cross into the Mountain Standard Time Zone (MST). In addition, you will be moving from an area that observes daylight saving time to one that does not.

North Las Vegas is within the (702) area code.

Websites for North Las Vegas ...

Official Website:   www.ci.north-las-vegas.nv.us/

Chamber of Commerce:   www.nlvchamber.org/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, North Las Vegas had an population of 251,974 people. This is an increase of 16.14% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 118.18% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, North Las Vegas had a population of 216,961 people (or 11.12% of the total population of Clark County). This makes North Las Vegas the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of North Las Vegas represents 8.03% of the total population of Nevada (which has 2,700,551 people), making it the state's 4th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 216,961 people, the population of North Las Vegas increased 87.86% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 115,488 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for North Las Vegas.

Communities near North Las Vegas ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near North Las Vegas.

  • Las Vegas [Clark County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Las Vegas
    • Las Vegas [Clark County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the south of North Las Vegas
    • Estimated population in 2019: 651,319 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Las Vegas
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Las Vegas<6>
  • Henderson [Clark County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Henderson
    • Henderson [Clark County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southeast of North Las Vegas
    • Estimated population in 2019: 320,189 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Henderson
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Henderson<6>
  • Sunrise Manor [Clark County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sunrise Manor have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sunrise Manor
    • Sunrise Manor [Clark County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the southeast of North Las Vegas
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sunrise Manor
  • Hoover City [Clark County] - Historic
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hoover City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hoover City
    • Hoover City [Clark County] was located 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the south of North Las Vegas
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Winchester [Clark County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Winchester
      • Winchester [Clark County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the south of North Las Vegas
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Winchester
    • Bracken [Clark County] - Historic
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bracken have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bracken
      • Bracken [Clark County] was located 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the south of North Las Vegas
    • Paradise [Clark County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Paradise
      • Paradise [Clark County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the south of North Las Vegas
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Paradise
    • Boulder Junction [Clark County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Boulder Junction have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Boulder Junction
      • Boulder Junction [Clark County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the south of North Las Vegas
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Boulder Junction
    • Spring Valley [Clark County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Spring Valley
      • Spring Valley [Clark County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the southwest of North Las Vegas
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Spring Valley
    • Whitney [Clark County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Whitney have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Whitney
      • Whitney [Clark County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the south of North Las Vegas
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Whitney

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around North Las Vegas. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for North Las Vegas.

We have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around North Las Vegas. Our list includes 7 papers. See our Newspapers Page for North Las Vegas.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for North Las Vegas ...

Looking for more information about North Las Vegas? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to North Las Vegas, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for North Las Vegas.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Clark County

About Nevada

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for North Las Vegas: www.ci.north-las-vegas.nv.us/

The official website for Clark County: www.accessclarkcounty.com/

The official website for State of Nevada: nv.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Nevada's counties, including Clark, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for North Las Vegas.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around North Las Vegas - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- North Las Vegas) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for North Las Vegas. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from North Las Vegas

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in North Las Vegas. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.2709, Longitude: -115.1218       In this case, the coordinates for North Las Vegas have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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