Fun Facts about Henderson, NV

Henderson is the second largest city in Nevada. In 2013, this city had a population of 270,811, and this figure has grown exponentially over the past few years.

Occupying the southeastern part of the valley, this city has an elevation of about 1,330 feet. It is a commercial and cultural hub that is home to people from different parts of the world.

You might know Henderson as a city that contributes to the country’s economy through a host of huge international corporations and small businesses. In addition, there are other activities that are of great importance to the city, state, and country including agribusiness and tourism.

Even though you know a lot about Henderson, there are a few fun facts that you probably didn’t know. They include;

Henderson was the major supplier of magnesium in the 1940s

At the height of the World War II in the 1940s, a magnesium company was constructed in Henderson. Within no time, this city became the major supplier of this commodity in the United States.

Magnesium was a valuable metal during this period since it was used in casing airplane engines, frames, casing ammunition, as well as other industrial use.

There are many local casinos and resorts

 The Bloomberg Businessweek referred to Henderson as “one of the best cities to live in America.” this attribution is true, considering that this city has incredibly outstanding commercial and residential properties. Additionally, it is home to some of the best resorts and casinos, such as Emerald Island Casino and All-Penny Casino.

It’s the best walking city in America

Ever heard of a walking city? You have probably hasn’t if you live in a crowded city that is hard to walk on. Henderson has a walking trail that stretches for 37 miles, making it one of the best walking city in the United States.

There are many walking trails such as Railroad Tunnel Trail and Goldstrike Hot Springs. In 2007, this city was declared the 6th best walking city in America by the Prevention Magazine.

It is one of the safest cities in the United States

Before you visit any place in the world, the first thing you need to ensure is its safety. Thankfully, you dint have to worry much when coming to Henderson, since it’s one of the safest cities in the country. This is because it has a small town feel but with big city amenities. With high median income, it means that local residents earn decent income; thus they don’t see the need to engage in crime.