Henderson (Nevada)

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Coordinates 36°2′N 114°59′W
Country United States
State Nevada
County Clark
Founded 1941; 81 years ago (1941)
Incorporated April 16, 1953; 69 years ago (1953-04-16)
Named for Charles Henderson
Elevation 1,864 ft (569 m)
Time zone UTC−8 (PST)
ZIP codes 89002, 89009, 89011, 89012, 89014-89016, 89044, 89052, 89053, 89074, 89077
Area code(s) 702 and 725
FIPS code 32-31900
Website www.cityofhenderson.com
Government (Type) Council-manager
Government (Mayor) Debra March (D)
Government (City Manager) Richard Derrick
Government (Total) 106.62 sq mi (276.14 km2)
Government (Land) 106.13 sq mi (274.86 km2)
Government (Water) 0.49 sq mi (1.27 km2)
Area (Total) 106.62 sq mi (276.14 km2)
Area (Land) 106.13 sq mi (274.86 km2)
Area (Water) 0.49 sq mi (1.27 km2)
Population (2010) (Total) 257,729
Population (2010) (Estimate (2019)) 320,189
Population (2010) (Density) 3,017.06/sq mi (1,164.90/km2)

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Henderson is a city in Clark County, Nevada, United States, about 16 miles (26 km) southeast of downtown Las Vegas. It is the second largest city in Nevada, after Las Vegas, with an estimated population of 320,189 in 2019. The city is part of the Las Vegas Valley. Henderson occupies the southeastern end of the valley, at an elevation of 1,864 feet (568 m). Henderson is known for its supply of magnesium during World War II. With the decline of magnesium production, the Nevada legislature approved a bill that gave Nevada's Colorado River Commission the authority to purchase the industrial plants, and Henderson was incorporated in 1953. Henderson is the location of Lake Las Vegas.

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