Nevada mountain north of Las Vegas still named for Confederate leader

Jeff Davis Peak is state’s third highest point

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Las Vegas Strip isn’t in Las Vegas, and other oddities

The famous gambling district sits in unincorporated Clark County

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Las Vegas and environs profit from UFO aura

Souvenirs, tours, attractions focus on proximity to Area 51

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Clark County, home of Las Vegas, is named for a corrupt tycoon

Copper mogul William A. Clark tried to bribe his way into U.S. Senate before putting a railroad straight through the future Sin City

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‘None of These Candidates’ is official option on Las Vegas ballot

Nevada is only state that allows voters this formal means of protest

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Las Vegas is apt place for Trump election-rigging talk

Republicans favoring Lincoln hurriedly turned Nevada into a state eight days before the 1864 election

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Popular Fremont Street in Las Vegas named for a war criminal

John C. Frémont was a military officer, politician, businessman–and murderer.

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