Everything you need to know about Boulder City

Boulder City

Guide to Boulder City, Nevada

Boulder City, a municipality of more than 16,000 people located just thirty minutes from the famous Las Vegas Strip, is a wholesome, family-oriented community that takes pride in its low crime rate and high quality of life. Just minutes from the Hoover Dam and the Lake Mead National Recreation Area, Boulder City has much to offer families and retirees.

Originally a town built for Hoover Dam workers, Boulder City offers a unique experience for visitors and residents. The City has a managed-growth ordinance that has preserved its small-town feel. Known for its historical attractions and recreational opportunities, Boulder City draws nearly 100,000 visitors each year to its art festivals and outdoor events.

History and tourism are not all that define Boulder City. The community is located along Interstate 11, serving as a gateway to Southern Nevada and home to one of the largest concentrations of solar energy facilities in the country.

Boulder City Overview

  • Established: 1931/1960
  • Mayor: Kiernan McManus
  • Employees: 205 equivalent full-time
  • Mission: Preserving our past. Managing our future.
  • Services Provided: City municipal services and City-owned utility services (electric, water, sewer, garbage)
  • Website: bcnv.org

Best Restaurants in Boulder City

This is an easy one. Fox Smokehouse BBQ is easily the best restaurant in Boulder City. I'd even rank them in my top-20 restaurants in Las Vegas. They're 100% on my list of top BBQ Restaurants in Las Vegas. Their menu is filled with great food. I don't think there's anything on the menu that I don't like. If you're in Boulder City, you need to at Fox Smokehouse BBQ.

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