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Community Profile
facts and figures   Facts and Figures
Check out the numbers! Further information on labor, income, industries, demographics, statistics, and taxes may be found at: under fact book and
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government information   Government Resources
The city of Las Vegas is a statutory municipality with an elected mayor and four city councilors. A city manager serves as the chief administrative officer. (505) 454-1401 more >
libraries   Libraries and Museums
Las Vegas has a wealth of knowledge and history stored in its two libraries and the Rough Rider Museum!
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hospital   Medical Resources
Las Vegas is home to Alta Vista Regional Hospital and The New Mexico Behavioral Health Institute.
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church   Places of Worship
Las Vegas has a variety of places to worship. Whether you're visiting, relocating, or simply looking for a fellowship community in town, check out what the community has to offer you and your family. more >
house   Real Estate
Looking for a unique house or property? We have many Real Estate brokers and agents ready to help you find that perfect place!
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phone book   Resource Guide
Las Vegas quick reference guide
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school   Schools
Look here for information about our public schools
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train station   Transportation
Look here for major highways, airports and interstate information.
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Established by land grant in 1835, Las Vegas was originally called Nuestra Senora de los Dolores de Las Vegas Grandes (Our Lady of the Sorrows of the Great Meadows). The history of Las Vegas is influenced not only by many different cultures, but by two major forms of transportation. As a major trading point on the Santa Fe Trail, Las Vegas became a prosperous Spanish town. As trade on the trail increased, so did the variety of settlers in the town.

Today, Las Vegas is the home of a unique Northern New Mexican Spanish community, influenced by Native American, Northern European, and Jewish cultures. We are proud of our history, and try to reflect our heritage in every aspect of our town. Welcome.