Essential Las Vegas Information for New Residents


Las Vegas Living: Knowing What to Expect

As you peruse the immense amount of Las Vegas information, you’ve no doubt created a list of questions that you need answers to. How to get around the city. What your anticipated living expenses will be. How to contact fire, police and hospital services. Even how to adapt to the desert climate. It’s these day-to-day topics that will determine the way you live and how you enjoy your time. This Las Vegas guide can answer all of those questions and more with straightforwardness and clarity. Just consider it one more step in your relocation adventure.

Las Vegas Info: Handling the Immediate Tasks

This online relocation guide is your connection to government and commercial services. We have taken all of the guesswork out of establishing yourself in the community. From live Internet links to direct phone numbers, you will appreciate the comprehensive approach we take to making sure you have everything you need to live your life to the fullest. What’s more, we’ve included additional Las Vegas information on the topics that matter most--such as voter registration, media contacts and public transportation options.

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Driver and Vehicle Registration »

Now that you’ve settled in to your new home and neighborhood, it’s time to take care of a few immediate tasks, including applying for a Nevada driver’s license and registering your vehicle. You’ll also find answers to your commuting questions, including which freeways connect the area to places...

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Freeways in Las Vegas »

How do you know where to go if you don’t know what roads to take? Below you’ll find a listing of the major routes inside and outside the metro Las Vegas area.

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Living in a Desert »

Las Vegas’s climate, as an arid desert, is just what you would expect. It can be wonderful and harsh, both at the same time. Be sure that you take the necessary precautions in order to stay healthy and conserve energy.

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Media in Las Vegas »

Las Vegas is ranked the 42nd largest Designated Market Area (DMA) in the U.S. with more than 700,000 TV households. The area supports 10 major TV stations, including all the major networks and 20 radio networks, such as CBS Radio and clear Channel Communications. As the “entertainment capital of...

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Pet Licensing »

In the Las Vegas area, a dog may still be man’s best friend, but it has to have a license. Cats and also ferrets older than four months must be licensed. Once you and Fluffy move to the area, make sure that you seek out the proper information.

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Police and Fire Services »

They serve and protect us! It’s important that you know where they are located and how to contact them.

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Traffic Laws at a Glance »

The chosen method of transportation for most people is an automobile. While Nevada’s driving laws are similar to most places, you’ll want to make sure that you understand all the nuances, lest you be pulled over by the police.

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Transportation in Las Vegas »

Las Vegas has a public transportation system called RTC. You will also find essential information and phone numbers for the region’s international airport.

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Voter Registration »

Once you’ve officially moved, you should take time to register to vote. Here are the guidelines for residents of Nevada.