Grade Schools, Jr. Highs and Sr. Highs
Post Secondary Schools and Colleges
There are several Cities in the Las Vegas Valley area:
Las Vegas – the city that started it all. Key areas include “The Strip”, Downtown (& the Fremont Experience) and more...(see below)
Henderson – the largest “suburb” in the Vegas area. Henderson is located in the southeast part of the Las Vegas Valley.
North Las Vegas – Is in the North Central part of the Las Vegas Valley.
Boulder City – is past the main set of mountains that circle the Las Vegas Valley near Hoover Dam.
In addition, there are several distinct “areas”:
Summerlin – the west edge of the Las Vegas Valley, on a plateau, 50,000 acres of land owned by the Howard Hughes Corp. and master planned.
Centennial Hills – a community on the far NW corner of the Las Vegas Valley
Southern Highlands – a community in the far SW corner of the Las Vegas Valley
Anthem – an upscale community in the south central part of the Las Vegas Valley
Green Valley – an area loosely covers the border between Las Vegas and Henderson
Chinatown – Spring Mountain Road from 1-15 west to Decatur (and growing towards Rainbow)
Downtown – where the “original” casinos and Las Vegas started. Right where 1-15 and HWY 95 meet.
The “Strip” – has grown immensely over the last 50 years. Is mainly Las Vegas Blvd. from Saraha Ave. to Russell. (From the Stratosphere to Mandalay Bay)
Aliante – a master planned community in the north central part of the Las Vegas Valley
Mountain’s Edge – a master planned community between Southern Highlands and Summerlin in the SW part of the Las Vegas Valley