Paradise, Nevada

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Paradise, Nevada
The Las Vegas Strip, largely located within Paradise
The Las Vegas Strip, largely located within Paradise
Location of Paradise in Clark County, Nevada
Location of Paradise in Clark County, Nevada
Location of Paradise, Nevada
Coordinates: 36°4′55″N 115°7′29″W / 36.08194°N 115.12472°W / 36.08194; -115.12472
CountryUnited States
StateNevada
CountyClark
FoundedDecember 8, 1950; 70 years ago (1950-12-08)
Founded byClark County Commission
Named forParadise Valley
Area
 • Total46.7 sq mi (121 km2)
 • Land46.7 sq mi (121 km2)
 • Water0.0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation
2,057 ft (627 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total223,167
 • Estimate 
(2016)[1]
242,013
 • Density4,777/sq mi (1,844/km2)
Time zoneUTC−08:00 (PST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−07:00 (PDT)
Area code(s)702 and 725
FIPS code32-54600
GNIS feature ID0845094
Major airportLAS
Interstate HighwaysI-15, I-215, I-515
Other major highwaysUS 93, US 95, SR 171, SR 604
WebsiteParadise Town Advisory Board

Paradise is an unincorporated town[2] and census-designated place (CDP) in Clark County, Nevada, United States. It is close to the city of Las Vegas and contains most of the Las Vegas Strip. The population was 223,167 at the 2010 census,[3] making it the unincorporated town with the most people in Nevada. It was founded on December 8, 1950.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Paradise, Nevada (NV) profile: population, maps, real estate, averages, homes, statistics, relocation, travel, jobs, hospitals, schools, crime, moving, houses, news, sex offenders". City-data.com. Retrieved 11 January 2018.
  2. "Paradise Town Board". Archived from the original on 2017-07-20. Retrieved 2018-12-27.
  3. "Profile of General Population and Housing Characteristics: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (DP-1): Paradise CDP, Nevada". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved March 13, 2012.