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Las Vegas
Area Information

Driving Distance
To Las Vegas From...
Albuquerque 582
Anaheim 232
Atlanta 1985
Boston 2751
Chicago 1763
Dallas 1228
Denver 751
Fort Lauderdale 2525
Indianapolis 1852
Kansas City 1359
Lake Tahoe 503
Los Angeles 277
Miami 2545
Nashville 1805
New Orleans 1727
New York 2558
Orlando 2325
Palm Beaches 2492
Pensacola 1985
Philadelphia 2508
Phoenix 290
San Diego 338
San Francisco 570
Seattle 1126
Silicon Valley 460
Tampa 2342
Washington D.C. 2467
Driving distance quotes are in miles and
are estimates. Your mileage may vary.

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Las Vegas Facts & Statistics

Very hot summers and cool winters with some snowfall; hot springs and falls. Annual rainfall: 4.5 in; heaviest rain in July and August.
Average temperatures:
Jan: 34-59 Fahrenheit; Feb: 38-63 F Mar: 44-69; Apr: 51-78 F; May: 60-88 F; Jun: 69-100 F; Jul: 74-106 F; Aug: 75-104 F; Sep: 66-95 F; Oct: 54-82 F; Nov: 43-67 F; Dec: 34-58 F.
City of Las Vegas : 375,000. Metro Las Vegas (including the Clark County area): 1,100,000.
Area of City
Las Vegas is 85 sq mi in size.
County Government
Las Vegas is located in, and is the county seat of, Clark County. The city was incorporated in 1911.
Sales or Use Tax
Las Vegas started its colorful history with no sales tax. Currently, the total room tax is 9%.
Important Numbers
Time/Weather: 702-248-4800; Las Vegas Metro Police (non emergency): 702-795-3111; Emergency Numbers: Dial 911 for police and medical emergencies. Las Vegas Convention and Vistor's Authority (LVCVA): (800) 332-5333.
Telephone Codes
The Las Vegas area code is 702.
Time Zone
Pacific Standard Time (PST), eight hours behind Greenwich Mean Time (GMT). Daylight Saving Time is observed from the first Sunday in April to the last Sunday in October.
Electrical Current
Electrical devices here run on 110/115 volt, 60-cycle current. International visitors therefore may need to use adapters or converters.
US Dollar ($). Numerous money exchanges are available. Most major airports, various banks and American Express offices are available to exchange foreign currency.

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