Clark County, Nevada

Clark County is home to the world famous Las Vegas Strip as well as several of the nation's largest hotels. Physically Clark County located in the southern most tip of Nevada, bordering Arizona, Utah and California. It is the most populous county in the state, due to the large cities of Las Vegas, North Las Vegas and Henderson. Many housing developments listed on this site are actually "outside" of the city and reside in unincorporated Clark County, at least on paper. However, those residents are bound only by the laws of the county as far as city ordinances, property taxes and so on.  Clark County is also home to Nellis Air Force Base.

Why Move to Clark County

The population estimate of 2005 puts the total population of Clark County at 1,815,700 people. Of that number, 1,752,240 live in the Las Vegas Valley urban area. A low tax rate, low unemployment rate (4%) and a wealth of recreational venues is a large factor in the booming population growth. County commissioners are also committed to fiscal responsibility and the Tax Payer's Bill of Rights. Roughly 70% of the state's population lives in Clark County.

Clark County Cities

Clark County Services

The county provides a wide range of services for its residents. The county maintains a key role in protecting the air through the Air Quality and Environmental Management Department as well as the water supply (Las Vegas Valley Water District). Clark County also operates Southern Nevada's only public hospital, Unversity Medical Center which has one of the highest rated trauma centers in the US. The county also operates McCarran International Airport as well as other airports, promotes public health, tourism and flood control.

Important Clark County Sites

Important Phone Numbers

  • Reclamation District 702-458-1180
  • American Red Cross 702-791-3311
  • Poison Control 800-222-1222
  • Crime Stoppers 702-385-5555
  • United Blood Services 702-388-6571
  • Police non-emergency¬†311