Clark County, Nevada

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Clark County is located in the U.S. state of Nevada. As of the 2010 U.S. Census, the population was 1,951,269, with an estimated population of 2,204,079 in 2017.[1] It is by far the most populous county in Nevada. Las Vegas, the state’s most populous city, has been the county seat.

The county was formed by the Nevada Legislature by splitting off a portion of Lincoln County on February 5, 1909,[2] and came into existence on July 1, 1909.[3]

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  1. "American Factfinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2018-04-24.
  2. Las Vegas Sun, January 4, 2009; Joseph Nathan Kane, The American Counties (4th Ed.), (The Scarecrow Press, 1983), p479-480
  3. Squires, C. P. Sam P. Davis (ed.). The History of Nevada. Nevada's Online State News Journal. p. 801. Archived from the original on July 20, 2009. Retrieved July 25, 2009.