Why Henderson?


The City of Henderson has all the amenities that a large city has to offer, but with the atmosphere and community feel of a small town. Here are some facts about our community:

  • Nevada’s 2nd largest city with a population of 310,000 residents
  • 22 master planned communities
  • Henderson has been recognized on the following lists from a variety of publications:
    • America’s Best Places to Live
    • America’s Best Cities
    • Safest Cities in America
    • Bicycle Friendly Community
    • Playful City USA
    • Best Cities to Raise Children
    • Best Cities to Start a Business
  • Recognized with the National Gold Medal for Excellence in Parks and Recreation
    • 64 neighborhood and community parks
    • 11 aquatic facilities
    • 8 recreation centers
    • 180+ miles of trails for walking, hiking, and biking
  • No state income tax in Nevada
  • 5 star rating for Henderson public schools on schooldigger.com
  • Close to the famous Las Vegas Strip, with all the entertainment, shows, and dining that it has to offer
  • Close to Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, Lake Mead National Recreation Area, and Mount Charleston in the Spring Mountains National Recreation Area for additional hiking, rock climbing, and watersports opportunities.
An overview of Henderson's amenities and leisure opportunities can be viewed at: https://visithendersonnv.com/