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Southern Nevada

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Southern Nevada is a region of Nevada. It comprises Clark County, Esmeralda County, Lincoln County, Mineral County, and Nye County.

Cities[edit]

Map of Southern Nevada

  • 1 Beatty
  • 2 Blue Diamond
  • 3 Boulder City – famous for its involvement with Hoover Dam
  • 4 Hawthorne
  • 5 Henderson
  • 6 Las Vegas
  • 7 Laughlin – third most visited city in the state and the southernmost
  • 8 Mesquite – on the border with Arizona
  • 9 North Las Vegas
  • 10 Pahrump
  • 11 Panaca – Mormon settlement, oldest town in Southern Nevada
  • 12 Pioche – former mining town
  • 13 Primm – on the border with California
  • 14 Rachel – famous for being the closest habitation to the Nellis Air Force Range and Area 51
  • 15 Searchlight – former mining town
  • 16 Tonopah – once home to the richest silver mine in Nevada, now a semi-ghost town whose economy is propped up by a nearby military test range

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Nevada's main airports are McCarran International Airport (LAS IATA) in Las Vegas and Henderson Executive Airport (HSH IATA) in Henderson.

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  • Inyo County - Lying across the border in California, Inyo County is a land of extremes, covering a massive 10,000 square mile expanse of the Eastern Sierra and California Desert. Inyo County is home to Mount Whitney, the highest mountain in the lower-48 states, as well as Death Valley National Park, the largest national park in the lower-48 states and host to earth's hottest temperatures and the continent's lowest elevation. In addition, ancient bristlecone pine trees can be found within the White Mountains, the oldest of which is estimated to be around 5,000 years old.
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