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Statistics & Facts

The Nevada state capital is Carson City.
The population of Paradise is approximately 186,071 (2000), 223167 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 85,398 (2000), 90096 (2010).
The amount of land area in Paradise is 123.435 sq. kilometers.
The amount of land area in Paradise is 42.3 sq. miles.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from Paradise to Washington DC is 2170 miles.
The distance to the Nevada state capital is 336 miles. (as the crow flies)
Paradise is positioned 36.08 degrees north of the equator and 115.13 degrees west of the prime meridian.


next to Las Vegas in southwestern Nevada.
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History & History Related Items

In December of 1950 the unincorporated Town of Paradise was created. In April of 1951 the Town of Paradise "A" was created, followed by Paradise "B" in January 1952. In October 1953 Paradise "A" was renamed Winchester while Paradise "B" remained Paradise. In August 1973 the Board of County Commissioners created a Citizen's Advisory Council. Adjustments made in March 1976 gave the Town its current boundaries. (taken from this website
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According to the latest population estimates (2000), Paradise, Nev. (a Las Vegas suburb); recorded a population of 191,100, the largest unincorporated community (not a legal city) in the United States; larger than Spokane, WA; Providence, RI; Dayton OH; and Orlando, FL

96% of The Las Vegas "Strip" is located within the uinicorporated community

Las Vegas International Airport is also located here

Paradise is one of the most densely populated planning areas in the Las Vegas Valley. It has the largest unincorporated population within the Valley. The Town includes most of "The Strip" and McCarran International Airport. Much of Paradise is developed, but opportunities exist for infill development. Existing land uses in the Town consists of commercial, industrial, multi-family, single-family, and hotel/casinos.
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The population of Paradise was:
1990 -124,682
2000 - 186,071
Paradise is the largest "Non co-extensive" unincorporated community in the United States. The community should reach the 200,000 mark by 2004.
Projected Build Out: 226,655

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