Paradise

Census-designated place in Clark County, Nevada, United States

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Paradise is an unincorporated town[2] and census-designated place (CDP) in Clark County, Nevada, United States, adjacent to the city of Las Vegas. It was formed on December 8, 1950. Its population was 191,238 at the 2020 census, making it the fifth-most-populous CDP in the United States; if it were an incorporated city, it would be the fifth-largest in Nevada.[3] As an unincorporated town, it is governed by the Clark County Commission with input from the Paradise Town Advisory Board.

Paradise
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
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; 73 years ago (1950-12-08)
Founded byClark County Commission
Named forParadise Valley
Area
 • Total42.40 sq mi (109.83 km2)
 • Land42.40 sq mi (109.83 km2)
 • Water0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
2,057 ft (627 m)
Population
 (2020)
 • Total191,238
 • Density4,509.90/sq mi (1,741.28/km2)
Time zoneUTC−08:00 (PST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−07:00 (PDT)
Area codes702 and 725
FIPS code32-54600
GNIS feature ID0845094
Websiteclarkcountynv.gov/paradise

Paradise contains Harry Reid International Airport, the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV), most of the Las Vegas Strip, and most of the tourist attractions in the Las Vegas area (excluding downtown). However, all Paradise addresses, as well other unincorporated areas in the Las Vegas Valley, have "Las Vegas, NV" addresses.[4]

  1. ^ "ArcGIS REST Services Directory". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved September 19, 2022.
  2. ^ "Paradise Town Advisory Board". Clark County, NV. Archived from the original on July 20, 2017. Retrieved February 25, 2016.
  3. ^ "Census - Geography Profile: Paradise CDP, Nevada". Retrieved May 28, 2022.
  4. ^ "Knowing Vegas: Why isn't the Strip in Las Vegas?". Las Vegas Review-Journal. August 3, 2015. Retrieved January 22, 2024.

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  • Paradise, Nevada

    Unincorporated town in Nevada, United States

  • University of Nevada, Las Vegas

    Public university in Paradise, Nevada, US

  • Harry Reid International Airport

    Airport near Las Vegas, Nevada, United States

  • MGM Grand Las Vegas

    Casino resort in Las Vegas, Nevada

  • Tropicana Las Vegas

    Casino hotel in Nevada, United States

  • Mandalay Bay

    Casino resort in Las Vegas, Nevada

  • Luxor Las Vegas

    Hotel and casino in Paradise, Nevada

  • Thomas & Mack Center

    Multi-purpose arena

  • Hard Rock Hotel and Casino (Las Vegas)

    Former hotel and casino in Las Vegas

  • Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas sign

    United States historic place


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