Green Valley North

Green Valley North in Las Vegas, NV, is an affluent suburban neighborhood in the southern part of the Las Vegas Valley. It is situated between the communities of Green Valley and Henderson and borders the McCullough Range of mountains to the east. Green Valley North was developed in the 1980s and 1990s as part of the rapid growth of suburban communities in southern Nevada. Today, it is an upper-middle-class area with a relatively low crime rate and good schools.

Local Attractions

When living in Green Valley North, there are many places to visit nearby. Some of the most popular attractions include:

  • Green Valley Ranch Resort and Spa: An upscale resort and casino complex with a spa, multiple pools, a golf course, and many dining and entertainment options.

  • Galleria at Sunset: A large shopping mall featuring stores like Macy's, JC Penney, and Forever 21, as well as restaurants like The Cheesecake Factory and California Pizza Kitchen.

  • Cowabunga Bay Water Park: A seasonal water park with over 25 water slides and attractions, including a huge wave pool and lazy river.

  • Heritage Park: A large community park with playgrounds, sports fields, walking paths, and the Clark County Museum. The museum showcases the natural and cultural history of Southern Nevada.

  • Town Square Las Vegas: An open-air shopping, dining, and entertainment center that resembles a small town. It has unique stores, restaurants, an 18-screen cinema, and regular events.

Living in Green Valley North

Living in Green Valley North, Las Vegas would likely be:

  • Mostly hot and dry throughout the year with lots of sunshine. Summers are very hot with average highs of over 100 F. Winters are mild with average highs in the mid-60s F.

  • A suburb of Las Vegas with residents of around 25,000. It's a family-oriented community with good schools, parks, and amenities. Housing consists of single-family homes and townhouses.

  • Close to shopping, dining, and entertainment. Nearby are malls, big box stores, restaurants, golf courses, and other attractions. The Las Vegas Strip is about a 30-minute drive away.

  • Nearby natural areas include the Muddy River and Black Mountain. While the desert landscape is stark, there is diversity in plants and wildlife. Sunrises and sunsets can be quite dramatic over the mountains.

  • The cost of living is moderate for the Las Vegas area. Housing costs are higher than the city average, but utilities and taxes are comparable. Overall, living costs are lower than in most other major US cities.

  • Healthcare services are readily available, with multiple hospitals and clinics nearby. The hot, dry climate is good for some medical conditions, drawing many retirees to the area.

  • There are a few education options. These include public and private schools and colleges like the College of Southern Nevada and the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.

  • Public transportation is limited, so most residents drive. The highway system provides access to the Las Vegas Strip, airport, and other parts of the city. Traffic can get heavy during rush hour.


Green Valley North appeals to those looking for an affluent suburb with good amenities and proximity to Las Vegas while avoiding the city's busier and more touristy parts. The hot desert climate and suburban environment are major factors to consider before moving there.