Best Towns in Nevada For Retirement

Find 55 plus communities in Nevada. Clark County, Las Vegas. Tahoe, Carson City, Paradise, Sparks,  Pahrump, Henderson NV. Lake Tahoe, Lake Havasau, Henderson, Gardnerville Ranchos.

Best Small Towns in Nevada

Known as “The Silver State”, Nevada became the 36th state on October 31, 1864. Nevada is known for legalizing gambling and prostitution in certain parts of the state. Las Vegas is the most well known city with over two-thirds of the state’s population living in the Las Vegas metropolitan area. But there is much more to Nevada than Las Vegas. Sure, Sin City is a great place to visit, but there are some great small town treasures within its borders.

Boulder City NV

Boulder City is somewhat of the anti Las Vegas. It’s a mere 20 miles from Sin City, but is one of two cities that prohibit gambling. In 2009, CNN named it the 6th best city to retire in. The town has a population of approximately 16,000. The Hoover Dam is close to town and is an excellent point of interest. Boulder City also features two golf courses, Lake Mead, several parks, and Nevada Southern Railroad Museum.


Elko, whose motto is “The Best Small Town in America”, has a population of approximately 45,000. Elko has been referenced in several books and movies such as X-Files and Groundhog Day. The town has several cultural events including the annual National Cowboy Poetry Gathering, Elko Motorcycle Jamboree, and the National Basque Festival.


Reno is located in Washoe County, Nevada and goes by the motto of The Biggest Little City in the World. Reno is known for its entertainment options including its casinos and outdoor recreation options. Besides its hotels and casinos, Reno offers it guests and residents’ outdoor sports all year round including a whitewater rafting park.

Spring Valley

Spring Valley is located just two miles west of Las Vegas. It is the
home of celebrity tennis couple Andre Agassi and Steffi Graf as well
as Palms Casino and Sacramento Kings owners Gavin and George Maloof.
The city has plenty of great shopping options in its numerous strip
malls and great family parks.

Las Vegas – Towns Around Las Vegas for Retirement

Sunrise Manor

This Clark County town is located at the base of Frenchman Mountain just east of Las Vegas. Sunrise offers its residents the small town feel while being close to the glitz and glamour of Las Vegas. The town covers approximately 38 square miles. The town is home to the Nevada temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

Carson City

This Midwestern Nevada town serves as the state’s capital, and has a population of approximately 55,000. Because Carson City serves as the state’s capital it has a lot of museums and cultural landmarks for citizens and visitors to visit. The city also offers several great outdoor recreational activities including skiing at the nearby Heavenly Mountain and Diamond Peak resorts.

Summerlin South

This small town is located on the western edge of Las Vegas and is one of the most affluent areas in Nevada. The population is just over 24,000 and is named Summerlin South because of its close proximity to the planned community of Summerlin, NV. The city has excellent shops, restaurants and golf courses.

55 Plus Communities in NV

Sun City Aliante North Las Vegas Nevada 55 Plus Community A
splendid lifestyle is waiting for you at Sun City Aliante. Designed
specifically for those age 55 and better, its just right size encompasses
all the right things. Situated around the fairways of the Aliante golf

The Villas at Solera, Henderson NV 55 and Over

2428 Sky Watcher Street, Henderson, NV 89044

The Villas will be an affordable home choice for those looking to down-size or own a maintenance-free second home. Nevada active adult community and 55 and over communities.

Nevada Retirement Communities

Nevada Best Towns For Retirement:

Las Vegas -gaming and deserts

Henderson NV

Lake Havasu – This has been rated one ofthe top places to live in retirement. It is a quaint town with the London Bridgeand not too far from Las Vegas.

Lake Tahoe – beautiful

The Gardnerville Ranchos micropolitan area, with 47,000 residents is very popular. Also the Nevada town, Pahrump is worth checking out.

Taxes: Nevada residents pay no income, capital gains or estate or inheritance taxes.

Popular: Nevada golf retirement communities, 55 Plus Communities, Continuing Care RetirementCommunities (CCRCs) are life care communities with large campuses that include separate housing sections for those who live very independently, 55+ Retirement Communities and Homes that offer more support and nursing homes for those needing skilled nursing care.

Towns and Communities in Nevada:

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