Green Valley North
Green Valley North is a suburban community located in Las Vegas, Nevada. It consists mainly of single-family homes and townhouses, with some commercial areas. The area has a population of about 8,400 people as of 2020. The neighborhood is known for its high-quality living standards and affordability.
Early Development and Growth of Green Valley North
Green Valley North is a master-planned community developed in the late 1970s and 1980s, and it has become a desirable place to live in the Las Vegas metropolitan area.
The American Nevada Corporation developed Green Valley North, the same company that developed the nearby Green Valley master-planned community. Green Valley North was designed to focus on sustainability and energy efficiency, which remain priorities for the community today.
The development of residential homes primarily dominated the early days of Green Valley North. It was aimed to be a suburban paradise with quiet streets, tree-lined sidewalks, and ample green spaces. The developers focused on providing residents with a high quality of life, with plenty of amenities, such as parks and playgrounds.
Over the years, Green Valley North has continued to grow and expand its amenities. Today, the community features a variety of retail centers, restaurants, and entertainment options. Despite its growth, Green Valley North has maintained its focus on sustainability and is a desirable place to call home.
Below are some of the top attractions in Green Valley North:
- The District at Green Valley Ranch. The District is a vibrant lifestyle center offering various shopping, dining, and entertainment options. The center features a mix of national chains, local boutiques, and restaurants with multiple cuisines. It is an excellent leisure spot for families, friends, and couples.
- Galleria at Sunset. The Galleria at Sunset is a spacious shopping mall featuring a variety of stores ranging from department stores like Macy's to boutiques such as H&M and The Disney Store. The mall has more than 130 stores and restaurants, an indoor kids' play area, and a movie theater.
- Green Valley Ranch Resort and Spa. Green Valley Ranch is a luxurious resort known for its exceptional amenities and service. It features several fine-dining restaurants, a spa, upscale shops, a high-end casino, and a nearby golf course. The resort is perfect for visitors looking for a luxurious getaway.
- Wildhorse Golf Club. Wildhorse Golf Club is a championship golf course designed by golfing legend Jim Colbert. It features an 18-hole course with beautiful views and multiple water features. The club has a driving range, a practice green, a pro shop, and a bar and grill, making it suitable for golf enthusiasts.
- Cornerstone Park. Cornerstone Park is a 100-acre park in Henderson, just east of Green Valley North. The park offers several outdoor recreational activities, including tennis and basketball courts, a children's playground, a picnic area, and a lake for fishing and boating.
Green Valley North offers a variety of educational opportunities for students of all ages. Several public schools, including those in Clark County School District, serve the community with excellent ratings. Private schools, such as The Henderson International School and the Merryhill School, offer exceptional education services to the residents.
Hospitals and Healthcare Facilities
Green Valley North has several medical centers and hospitals, including the St. Rose Dominican Hospitals, with two locations nearby - Rose de Lima Campus and Siena Campus. There are clinics and specialist facilities like Henderson Hospital, the Comprehensive Cancer Center, and the Mental Health Center of Southern Nevada.
Green Valley North is well-connected to the city's highways and several public transportation systems, including the Las Vegas Strip. There is also the McCarran International Airport, which is about a 20-minute drive from Green Valley North and provides international and domestic travelers access.