NELLIS & CREECH AFB
Nellis AFB, NV 89191, USA

RELOCATION/WELCOME GUIDE

Digital Relocation/Welcome Guide

Information

Our Military

NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE Location Nellis Air Force Base lies northeast of downtown Las Vegas, approximately 293 miles from Los Angeles, 298 miles from Phoenix, 419 miles from Salt Lake City and 288 miles from Grand Canyon National Park. Population There are approximately 9,700 military personnel and 3,500 civilia

Welcome

You’ll never be bored in Nevada! Clark County, which covers an area about the size of New Jersey, is in southern Nevada. Within the state, the county borders Nye County to the west and Lincoln County to the north. The southern and eastern borders of the county are o

Getting To & Around

Several excellent highways make traveling in southern Nevada and Clark County easy. Most people traveling in the area choose to drive, enjoying the convenience of major interstates and roadways. For those flying, McCarran International Airport serves the county with numerous air carriers. The county also benefits from public transportatio

Housing & Real Estate

Exciting attractions, beautiful scenery and top-notch municipal services in Clark County contribute to its high quality of life. In 2015, more than 2.1 million people called the county home, according to U.S. Census Bureau estimates, and the population density was 247.3 people per square mile. There are approximately 9,700

Employment & Economy

Considered the heartbeat of southern Nevada, Clark County’s robust economy benefits from Nevada’s tax-friendly climate. In fact, Nevada has no corporate or personal income tax. Quality education from local school districts and the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, contributes to a valuable workforce that supports the area’s growing industries. The

Health Care

There are many health care services in Clark County for military, civilians and veterans, though implementation of the Affordable Care Act has changed established insurance options. Visit www.healthcare.gov for information on open enrollment for health care coverage under the national Affordable Care Act. Nevada offers state-certified health insurance pla

Family Resources

Picking up from one place and moving to another is always a hassle, especially when kids and pets are involved. Knowing whom to call or where to find information can help make the transition easier. Local government websites are valuable resources for newcomers to Clark County because they provide

Education and Academics

For those moving to a new location, it’s important to know what educational options are available. This chapter outlines the public schools system in Clark County, along with information about higher education and local libraries. There are private schools, charter schools and home schooling available to children in the

Living

The local area boasts plenty of entertaining activities — music, theater, museums, parks and shopping. Enjoy a ballet or concert at the Smith Center, for instance, or take in a race at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway. Don’t miss the Clark County Fair & Rodeo in Logandale or electronic
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