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 10,291 military personnel and 3,680 civilians

Welcome

  You’ll never be bored in Nevada! Clark County, which covers an area 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 on the

Getting To & Around

  Traveling in southern Nevada and Clark County is made easy via several highways. 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

Housing & Real Estate

  Exciting attractions, beautiful landscapes and top-quality municipal services in Clark County contribute to a high quality of life. In 2014, an estimated 2 million people called Clark County home, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. Population density in Clark County was 247.3 people per square mile, the Census found.

Employment & Economy

  Considered the heartbeat of southern Nevada, Clark County has a robust economy, which 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

Health Care

  There are many health care services in Clark County for military, civilians and veterans, though implementation of the Affordable Care Act may change 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 plans

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 local libraries and higher education. There are private schools, charter schools and home schooling available to children in the

Living

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