Las Vegas in Clark County, Nevada — The American Mountains (Southwest)
The Welcome To Las Vegas Sign
Has been placed on the
of Historic Places
By the United States
Department of the Interior
Location. 36° 4.901′ N, 115° 10.363′ W. Marker is in Las Vegas, Nevada, in Clark County. Marker can be reached from Las Vegas Boulevard South (Nevada Route 159) 0.4 miles south of West Russell Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Las Vegas NV 89119, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Little Church of the West (approx. 0.3 miles away); "Bugsy" (approx. 2.3 miles away); The Shrine of the Four-Faced Brahma (approx. 2.4 miles away); The "Bugsy Building" (approx. 2.4 miles away); The Red Barn (approx. 3.1 miles away); Old Well Tower #10 (approx. 5½ miles away); First Water Company (approx. 5½ miles away); The Wengert Mansion (approx. 5½ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Las Vegas.
More about this marker. The Marker is flat on the ground about 125 feet south of the Welcome to Las Vegas Sign. Most people walk right over the marker.
Regarding The Welcome To Las Vegas Sign. National Register of Historic Places:
Las Vegas Blvd., in public right of way, approx. .5 mi. S. of intersection with Russell Rd. , Paradise Township
• Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
• Architect, builder, or engineer: Willis, Betty Whitehead
• Architectural Style: Other
• Area of Significance: Entertainment/Recreation
• Period of Significance: 1950-1974
• Owner: Private
• Historic Function: Recreation And Culture
• Historic Sub-function: Monument/Marker
• Current Function: Recreation And Culture
• Current Sub-function: Monument/Marker
Categories. • Notable Places •
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