|City Slogan:||A Place to Call Home|
|Total Population:||Nearly 270,000, comparable to Greensboro, N.C.;
Buffalo, N.Y.; and Newark, N.J.|
|2035 Projected Population:||441,085|
|Total Square Miles:||More than 105, comparable to Surprise, Ariz.; Cape
Coral, Fla.; and Shreveport, La.|
|Topography:||Henderson occupies the southern rim of the Las Vegas Valley stretching east of Boulder Highway to just east of Interstate 15. Features include level desert, access to the Colorado River, Lake Mead, and Sloan Canyon National Conservation area, along with Black Mountain and the River and McCullough Mountains.||Golf Courses:||Municipal:
Wildhorse Golf Club
Henderson golf courses use either raw or reclaimed water.
|City Parks:||56 city parks (including 5 school parks), more than 1,285 total
acres developed, with additional parks scheduled to open in 2013.|
Henderson is nationally recognized for its outstanding parks and recreation system, earning national accreditation through the Commission for Accreditation of Park and Recreation Agencies (CAPRA) three times (most recently in 2011) and receiving the National Gold Medal for Excellence in Parks and Recreation Administration (1999).
|Trails:||More than 80 linear miles of bicycle and pedestrian
Henderson has 11 aquatic facilities located at seven locations throughout the community.
|Public Schools (K-12)
|Clark County School District,
|Jr. High Schools/Middle Schools
(10 currently serving Henderson):
(9 serving Henderson):
|Charter and Private Schools (K-12)||
More than 20. Contact the Nevada Department of Education at |
www.doe.nv.gov for details.
|Colleges/Universities:||Nevada System of Higher Education:
|Technical Colleges:||Nearly 10. Contact the Nevada Commission on Postsecondary Education at www.cpe.state.nv.us for details.|
|Museums:||Clark County Museum|
HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital
|Religious Worship:||Henderson has numerous places of worship
representing many denominations. Visit
http://hendersonnv.areaconnect.com/churches.htm for more information.
|City Budget:||FISCAL YEAR 2013|
General Operating Budget: $220.3 Million Annually
Revenues: 38% Intergovernmental Resources (includes Sales Tax)
Expenditures: 55% Public Safety
|Airport:||Henderson Executive Airport|
|Interstate Highway:||US-93/95, I-515, I-215 Beltway link to I-15|
Highways serving Henderson included in the CANAMEX Trade Corridor, developed to facilitate the movement of goods, services, people and information between Canada, America and Mexico.
|Public Transportation:||Regional Transportation Commission of Southern
Nevada (RTC) -