A report on Nevada and Las Vegas

Southern Paiutes at Moapa wearing traditional Paiute basket hats with Paiute cradleboard and rabbit robe
Mexico in 1824. Alta California included today's Nevada.
Golden Nugget and Pioneer Club along Fremont Street in 1952
Sculpture representing a steam locomotive, in Ely, Nevada. Early locomotives played an important part in Nevada's mining industry.
This view of downtown Las Vegas shows a mushroom cloud in the background. Scenes such as this were typical during the 1950s. From 1951 to 1962, the government conducted 100 atmospheric tests at the nearby Nevada Test Site.
Nevada territory in 1861
Fremont Street in the late 1960s
Mountains west of Las Vegas in the Mojave Desert
Astronaut photograph of Las Vegas at night
A valley near Pyramid Lake
Downtown Las Vegas with Red Rock Canyon in the background
Topographic map of Nevada
Desert scene at the Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area in the Las Vegas area
Little Finland rock formation in Nevada
Spring flowers at the Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area in the Las Vegas area
Köppen climate types of Nevada, using 1991-2020 climate normals.
The entrance to the community of Summerlin
The Las Vegas Strip looking South
Affluent neighborhoods are located throughout the Las Vegas Valley. Above is the entrance to MacDonald Highlands.
Carson City Mint in Carson City. Carson City is an independent city and the capital of Nevada.
Map of racial distribution in Las Vegas, 2010 U.S. Census. Each dot is 25 people:
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, Calico basin
The Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas sign, welcoming tourists to the city
Great Basin National Park
World Market Center Building A
The quartzite of Doso Doyabi in Great Basin National Park
The Golden Nugget Las Vegas
Valley of Fire State Park
The Las Vegas Strip, primarily located in Paradise
Mount Charleston
A view of the Las Vegas Valley looking north from the Stratosphere Tower
Population density map of Nevada
The Smith Center for the Performing Arts & Discovery Museum
The Winnemucca Sand Dunes, north of Winnemucca
Symphony Park in Downtown Las Vegas
Downtown Reno
Las Vegas City Hall in downtown Las Vegas
East Las Vegas suburbs
Las Vegas Review-Journal sign
Nevada quarter
Regional Transportation Commission (RTC) provides public bus transportation.
MGM Grand, with sign promoting it as The City of Entertainment
Harry Reid International Airport provides private and public aviation services to the city.
Lake Tahoe on the Nevada–California border
Inside Terminal 3 at Harry Reid International Airport in Paradise
Goldstrike (Post-Betze) Mine in the Carlin Trend, the largest Carlin-type deposit in the world, containing more than 35000000 ozt gold
Cattle near the Bruneau River in Elko County
Ranching in Washoe County
State route shield
U.S. Route50, also known as "The Loneliest Road in America"
The Nevada State Legislative Building in Carson City
The courthouse of the Supreme Court of Nevada
A map that details the federal land in southern Nevada, showing Nellis Air Force Base Complex and Nevada Test Site
Party registration by county (February 2021):

Las Vegas (Spanish for "The Meadows"), often known simply as Vegas, is the 25th-most populous city in the United States, the most populous city in the state of Nevada, and the county seat of Clark County.

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Nevada's capital is Carson City while the largest city is Las Vegas.

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Cities and communities of the Las Vegas valley

Las Vegas Valley

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Cities and communities of the Las Vegas valley
Las Vegas Valley viewed in false color, from 438 mi by TERRA satellite. Grass-covered land, such as golf courses, appears in red. The picture bottom is just south of Sunset Road and the airport, the Spring Mountains on the west and Sunrise Mountain on the east.
Las Vegas at night in 2010
Lake Mead shown behind Hoover Dam on the Colorado River
The Las Vegas Strip looking south at night
Exterior of the Palazzo hotel. A major part of the city economy is based on tourism including gambling and ultra-luxury hotels.
Construction on The Strip. (2009)
A full-scale mockup of Bigelow Aerospace's Space Station Alpha inside their facility in North Las Vegas
The Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas sign
Chanel and Giorgio Armani boutiques at Via Bellagio
CES 2014 Audi TT Display
The Smith Center for the Performing Arts located in downtown Las Vegas
Reynolds Hall main stage at The Smith Center
The Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens
The Lied Library
Wildflowers in Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area
Mount Charleston
The entrance to Summerlin, an affluent planned community
The Las Vegas Monorail pulling into the Sahara station in Paradise
Harry Reid International Airport Terminal 3
A JetBlue Airbus A320 taking off from Harry Reid International Airport
Las Vegas Boulevard looking south from the Stratosphere
Allegiant Stadium
T-Mobile Arena as seen from Toshiba Plaza
The Wynn Golf Club
Sunset Park at dusk
Las Vegas Boulevard facing south and Planet Hollywood Las Vegas
Fremont East
The Bellagio (left) and Caesar's Palace (right)
MacDonald Highlands, one of many affluent neighborhoods in the valley
CityCenter complex
Wynn Las Vegas
The Fashion Show Mall
Fountains of Bellagio
Crystals at City Center
High Roller
The Forum Shops at Caesars
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area
Las Vegas Arts District
Ugo Rondinone's Seven Magic Mountains

The Las Vegas Valley is a major metropolitan area in the southern part of the U.S. state of Nevada, and the second largest in the Southwestern United States.

The Valley is home to the three largest incorporated cities in Nevada: Las Vegas, Henderson and North Las Vegas.

Clark County, Nevada

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Kyle Canyon in the Mount Charleston Wilderness
Calico basin in Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area
2015 income distribution by household in Las Vegas.
Population living below federal poverty line by census tracts covering Clark County.
Map of racial distribution in Las Vegas, 2010 U.S. Census. Each dot is 25 people: White, Black, Asian Hispanic , or Other (yellow)
The Las Vegas Strip looking south
The entrance to the affluent MacDonald Highlands in Henderson
Enterprise, Nevada as seen from neighboring Southern Highlands
Regional Justice Center
The Clark County Detention Center
Clark County Government Center in Las Vegas with the World Market Center temporary buildings in background
White Domes trail, Valley of Fire State Park, in NE Clark County
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Clark County is located in the U.S. state of Nevada.

Most of the county population resides in the Las Vegas Census County Divisions, which hold 1,771,945 people as of the 2010 Census, across 476 square miles (1,233 km2).

Henderson, Nevada

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Henderson was named in honor of U.S. Senator Charles Henderson.
This map of the Las Vegas Valley shows Henderson's location within the metropolitan area
Green Valley Ranch
Lamborghini Las Vegas on Auto Show Drive in Henderson
The entrance to MacDonald Highlands in Henderson.

Henderson is a city in Clark County, Nevada, United States, about 16 mi southeast of downtown Las Vegas.

North Las Vegas, Nevada

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North Las Vegas City Hall at Night, February 2013
Delta Academy in North Las Vegas

North Las Vegas is a suburban city in Clark County, Nevada, United States, in the Las Vegas Valley.

In 1917, libertarian Thomas L. Williams of Eureka, Utah visited the Las Vegas Valley, back when Las Vegas, Las Vegas Indian Colony, and Arden were the only entities in the valley.

Aerial view of I-15 looking south from Sunset Road in the Las Vegas Valley in 2014

Interstate 15 in Nevada

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Aerial view of I-15 looking south from Sunset Road in the Las Vegas Valley in 2014
View south along I-15 at Exit 42 (I-515, US 93, US 95) in Las Vegas in 2015
I-15 southbound near Glendale, Nevada, in 2018
SR 6 was signed along the I-15 corridor c. 1919.
US 91 replaced SR 6 in 1926 until it was succeeded by I-15 in 1974.
Las Vegas Boulevard (former US 91) parallels I-15 in Primm, just north of the California state line in 2001

Interstate 15 (I-15) is an Interstate Highway in the U.S. state of Nevada that begins in Primm, continues through Las Vegas and it crosses the border with Arizona in Mesquite.

Southern beginning of CC 215, as viewed from the I-15 southbound overpass in 2009

Las Vegas Beltway

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Southern beginning of CC 215, as viewed from the I-15 southbound overpass in 2009
Northeastern beginning of CC 215 in 2015
View east at the east end of I-215 in Henderson in 2015
View east at the northeastern end of CC 215 in North Las Vegas in 2015
The southwest corner of CC 215 under construction, as seen from the air in early 2006. The two frontage roads initially carried mainline traffic until the freeway was completed later that year.
First reassurance sign along eastbound I-215 in 2015

The Las Vegas Beltway (officially named the Bruce Woodbury Beltway) is a 50 mi beltway route circling three-quarters of the Las Vegas Valley in southern Nevada.

The beltway is currently a freeway from the I-11/I-515 interchange in Henderson to just west of US 95 in northwestern Las Vegas.

I-80/US 95 concurrency near Winnemucca

U.S. Route 95 in Nevada

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I-80/US 95 concurrency near Winnemucca
I-80 Bus./US 95 concurrency in downtown Winnemucca
View from US 95 near Tonopah, Nevada
US 95 in Beatty, Nevada
Northbound US 95 between Beatty and Scotty's Junction
View south along U.S. Route 95 approaching I-15, I-515 and US 93 in Las Vegas in 2015

U.S. Route 95 (US 95) is a major U.S. highway traversing the U.S. state of Nevada from north to south directly through Las Vegas and providing connections to both Carson City (via US 50) and Reno (via Interstate 80).

Near Interstate 15, looking north in 2006

U.S. Route 93 in Nevada

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Near Interstate 15, looking north in 2006
Signage along the Scenic Byway section of US 93, as seen in 2014
View south along US 93 just north of Wells

In the U.S. state of Nevada, U.S. Route 93 (US 93) is a major United States Numbered Highway traversing the eastern edge of the state.

The highway connects the Las Vegas area to the Great Basin National Park, and provides further connections to Ely and Wells.

RTC Transit

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A typical CAT bus with the original teal and magenta livery used from 1992 to 2001
Logo for Citizens Area Transit from 1992–2008
Irisbus Civis near Fremont Street (2012)
RTC express BRT line in Las Vegas
A 2007 Deuce bus making its first-run debut at the South Strip Transfer Terminal.
A 1990 Gillig Phantom with the original livery.
CAT New Flyer D60HF
CAT Irisbus Civis
CAT New Flyer D60LF
RTC articulated bus operating the BRT line.
CAT Alexander Dennis E500
The Downtown Transportation Center
Bonneville Transit Center (2011)
Bus 915 in November 2007 prior to the accident.
CAT New Flyer C40LF, 2nd variant of second "stripes" livery (2001–2008)
CAT Alexander Dennis Enviro500 in third "goldbug" livery (2005+)
RTC New Flyer C40LFR in third "goldbug" livery (2006+)
RTC Wright StreetCar, second "goldface" BRT livery (2010+)

RTC Transit is the name of the bus system in the Las Vegas metropolitan area of Clark County, Nevada.

Citizens Area Transit ("CAT") was formed by the RTC to provide reliable bus service to the cities of Las Vegas, North Las Vegas, Henderson, Las Vegas Township, Mesquite, and Laughlin.

Clark County School District

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The Clark County School District (CCSD) is a school district that serves all of Clark County, Nevada, including the cities of Las Vegas, Henderson, North Las Vegas, and Boulder City; as well as the census-designated places of Laughlin, Blue Diamond, Logandale, Bunkerville, Goodsprings, Indian Springs, Mount Charleston, Moapa, Searchlight, and Sandy Valley.