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Information for Residents
The Clark County School District is the 5th-largest school system in the nation, serving 310,000 students. Clark County is also home to the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, Nevada State College, Desert Research Institute and the College of Southern Nevada, among other educational institutions, all tracked and listed courtesy of the Nevada System of Higher Education. Various private colleges, Vegas PBS and the Las Vegas-Clark County Library District also serve as educational resources for residents and visitors.
Parks & Recreation
Nevada is a great state to explore and Clark County has some of its richest offerings. Popular local regional parks include Sunset and Desert Breeze, while the Clark County Shooting Complex, Horseman's Park and the 2,900-acre Clark County Wetlands Park are also popular. Southern Nevada is also blessed with the splendor of Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, Tule Springs Fossil Beds National Monument and Valley of Fire State Park. Meanwhile, Lake Mead National Recreation Area and Mount Charleston are additional treasures, about which one can find information on the National Park Service pages.
Clark County is the largest county in Nevada. Within its borders are several major cities, including North Las Vegas, Las Vegas, Henderson, Boulder City and Mesquite; as well as the popular town of Laughlin on the Nevada-Arizona border.