Clark County encompasses 8,000 square miles and 2.3 million residents —accounting for 70% of Nevada’s population and making it Nevada’s largest county. It is also the nation’s 14th largest county, responsible for nearly half a million visitors to Southern Nevada annually as the 7th most frequented region in America.
The unincorporated areas of Clark County comprise all land outside of the cities of Las Vegas, North Las Vegas, Henderson, Boulder City, Mesquite and Nellis Air Force Base. Nearly half of Clark County is unincorporated, accounting for a population of one million residents. Clark County provides municipal services to the unincorporated parts of the county, including Winchester, Laughlin, Sunrise Manor, and Paradise.
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Since 2015, the 18b Arts District in Downtown Las Vegas (DTLV) has been the epicenter of all things culturally impressive. From hip coffee shops to mid-century art galleries, The DTLV Arts footprint encompasses a vibrant community of artists, events and businesses.
DTLV’s monthly arts festival, First Friday, showcases local artists, musicians and makers. The area is also home to a smattering of art galleries, culinary delights, bars and nightlife activities such as the Arts Factory; where an interactive walkthrough allows 30 artists to each emphasize their own style, from traditional to wild.
For over eighty years, the Las Vegas Strip in Paradise and Winchester has been the home of a constantly growing hospitality industry, providing employment for thousands of those living in unincorporated Clark County. Stretching over three miles of hotels, casinos, shopping and entertainment, the Las Vegas Strip is the first, but definitely not the last place offering high entertainment value in unincorporated Clark County.
As one of the top ten largest airports in the U.S., Harry Reid International Airport is a jewel in the crown of unincorporated Clark County, offering non-stop international flights to many countries as well as to all major economic and population centers throughout the United States.
Since 1948 the airport has strengthened the region’s economy with $3 billion in exported commercial goods supporting an estimated 11,000 Clark County jobs. In 2012 the airport added a third terminal to accommodate rapid growth of domestic and international flights.
With over 200 miles of trails connecting the neighborhood’s villages, Summerlin is a paradise for outdoor enthusiasts and families alike. Offering 10 nationally-recognized private schools and 16 public schools, as well as several colleges and higher education facilities, there’s opportunities for everyone in Summerlin to love learning as much as the great outdoors.
For those looking for more leisurely activities, Downtown Summerlin is the perfect place to shop for the latest trends and enjoy world-class restaurants. During a visit downtown, be sure to check out the Las Vegas Ballpark to cheer on the Aviators while enjoying an unforgettable day with family and friends.
Boasting eight different resorts on an exciting strip, the resort town of Laughlin offers an unmatched entertainment experience. Visitors and residents alike love the electric atmosphere of Laughlin’s casinos and variety of top-notch shows and events happening all year long. Experience a new level of luxury at one of the town’s many resorts and spas, or unwind over a delicious dinner with a front row seat of the scenic Colorado River. Enjoy the beautiful Nevada sun at one of Laughlin’s several championship golf courses or kayaking the clear waters of the river.
Four scenic communities–Overton, Logandale, Glendale, and Moapa–comprise Moapa Valley, a rural, untouched treasure located in the southern Nevada desert full of breathtaking vistas and fascinating history. Visit the Lost City Museum to learn about some of Nevada’s first permanent residents, who arrived between AD 200 to AD 1200, and enjoy work from local artists celebrating the state’s deep Native cultural history.
There’s plenty of adventures to be had in Moapa Valley’s great backyard, such as exploring the Valley of Fire State Park‘s 40,000-acres of geological marvels, 2,000-year-old petroglyphs, and prehistoric sandstorms frozen in time. Lake Mead National Recreation Area, the largest man-made reservoir in the U.S., provides a glistening desert oasis, complete with opportunities for boating, kayaking, paddle boarding, and sport fishing.