Henderson lies southeast to Las Vegas and is the second largest city in Nevada. and is part of the Las Vegas Valley.
Fully incorporated in 1953, neighborhoods and areas in the city of Henderson include Anthem, Anthem Country Club, Ascaya, Black Mountain Vistas, Cadence, Calico Ridge, Champion Village, The Fountains, Grand Legacy, Green Valley, Green Valley Estates, Green Valley Ranch, Hillsboro Heights, Inspirada, Lake Las Vegas, MacDonald Highlands, MacDonald Ranch, Madeira Canyon, Club at Madeira Canyon, Roma Hills, Seven Hills, Sun City Anthem, Sun City MacDonald Ranch, Tuscany Village, and Whitney Ranch.
Henderson contains over 37 miles or trails.
Henderson is also the new home of the Las Vegas Raiders who own 55 acres of land near the Henderson Executive Airport. Th land currently hold the team's practice facility and executive offices.
In July of 2020, Amazon announced the opening of a new 600,000 square foot facility in Henderson.
Colleges in Henderson include: Nevada State College, The Roseman University of Health Sciences, The College of Southern Nevada (Henderson Campus), National University, Touro University Nevada, and Devry University, along with The Art Institute of Las Vegas Everest College.
Fun fact: Henderson was known for its supply of magnesium during World War II. In fact, the township of Henderson emerged in the 1940s with the building of the Basic Magnesium Plant.