An intersection looking towards Paradise Road and the Las Vegas Strip in Paradise, Nevada
|Location in Nevada|
|State :||United States|
|County :||Clark County|
|Time zone :||Pacific ( UTC − 8 / −7 )|
|Residents :||223,167 (as of 2010)|
|Population density :||1,827.7 inhabitants per km 2|
|Area :||122.1 km 2 (approx. 47 mi 2 ) of
which 122.1 km 2 (approx. 47 mi 2 ) is land
|Height :||627 m|
|Area code :||+1 702|
|GNIS ID :||0845094|
Paradise in the US state of Nevada is a city without legal personality in the immediate southern neighborhood of Las Vegas and a census-designated place in the unincorporated area of Clark County . At the 2010 United States Census , Paradise had a population of 223,167. Its territory includes the majority of the Las Vegas Strip ( Las Vegas' entertainment strip ), McCarran International Airport and the University of Nevada, Las Vegas . The famous Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas sign is also located in Paradise. The United States Postal Service has assigned the zip code of Paradise to the name "Las Vegas, NV".
Many casinos settled in the suburb of Paradise instead of directly in the city of Las Vegas in order to avoid having to pay local taxes and duties.
In Paradise is the T-Mobile Arena , where the NHL franchise Vegas Golden Knights has played its home games since the 2017/18 season . The Allegiant Stadium is under construction , where the NFL team Las Vegas Raiders and the college football team of the University of Nevada, Las Vegas , the UNLV Rebels, will play from 2020 .
¹ census results
- Knowing Vegas: Why isn't the Strip in Las Vegas? , Las Vegas Review-Journal , August 3, 2015, accessed December 14, 2018.