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About North Las Vegas, Nevada

Just behind Las Vegas and Henderson, North Las Vegas makes up the third largest city in the state of Nevada. This metropolitan area is surrounded by mountains and nearby, the Mojave Desert is situated. Having a total land area of 78.5 square miles, this city is lying in the Clark County in the Las Vegas area. The Nellis Air Force Base is also stationed at this place. Various landmarks and attractions can be found throughout the city. Several golf courses are everywhere for those who love this sport. The North Las Vegas Golf Course, Aliante Golf Club, Craig Ranch Golf Course, and Shadow Creek Golf Course are just some of the best golf areas not only in its homeland, but even outside of it. Both beginners and experts will love the game due to the very smooth and lush green grounds. CSN Planetarium and Observatory shows the wonders of science and astronomical bodies in their exhibits and projects. Grand Canyon will not be a far away since this city offers a Grand Canyon Helicopter Tour, too. The Left of Center Art Gallery & Studio provides workshops and art galleries as well. Wet ‘n Wild Las Vegas is the home place of the most thrilling water park of the state. Previously known as the Sky Haven Airport, it was founded in December 1941. It is now called the North Las Vegas Airport and attracts numerous airlines, both domestic and international, on a daily basis. The McCarran International Airport is in charge of all these, which is located downtown, in the southern part of the city.

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North Las Vegas Facts

  • Population Total: 216961
  • Square Miles: 78.5
  • Area Code: 702
  • Elevation: 2205
  • Postal Codes: 89030-89033, 89036, 89081, 89084-89087
  • Timezone: PST
  • Website: http://www.CityOfNorthLasVegas.com/