Bullhead City is located in Mohave County and is within close proximity to several outstanding attractions such as the Grand Canyon National Park, Colorado River Museum, London Bridge, Hoover Dam, Davis Dam, Havasu National Wildlife Refuge, Virgin River Canyon, Lake Mead National Recreation Area and a myriad of lakes and other natural wonders. The city itself rests along the edges of the Colorado River and provides Bullhead City residents access to thousands of acres of public lands used for hiking, biking, hunting, fishing and other outdoor sporting. Combine the various outdoor adventures with 24-hour- gaming/casino- entertainment and it is easy to see why so many are migrating to this part of the state.
The nearest metropolitan area is Las Vegas, about 90 miles northwest. Still, the Bullhead City real estate market area extends for an approximate 60-mile radius and affects more than 75,000 residents, including those residing in Fort Mohave/Mohave Valley, Golden Valley, Katherine?s Landing, Laughlin, Nevada and Needles, California. Residents of Kingman and Lake Havasu City also travel to Bullhead City for entertainment and shopping. Bullhead?s closest neighbor is Laughlin, which is located directly across the Colorado River and is the primary reason for the region?s overall growth. In addition to the gaming casinos and nightlife this city offers, Laughlin is also home to several championship golf courses.
South of Bullhead is one of the fastest-growing areas of Mohave County, the Fort Mohave/Mohave Valley. This is a popular spot for people who want to work in Bullhead City, but prefer to live in one of the valley?s finer bedroom communities. Here, residents will find several residential subdivisions featuring clean and wide streets lined with attractive homes at affordable prices. Parks and public areas also blend nicely with the natural terrain to provide locals with a vast expanse of open land to play. Commuting in and out of the area is made convenient by the ever-improving transportation network of state highways and city streets. Additionally, the Laughlin/Bullhead Regional Airport is only minutes away and offers daily flights across the country.
To improve upon its infrastructure, Bullhead City has given its local educational community the challenge of keeping pace with the area?s unparalleled growth. Local educators are answering that challenge with impressive results. New schools seem to open every few years as families continue to move to Bullhead to enjoy the city?s safe, family-friendly environments, the warm weather and the great recreational opportunities. Today, Bullhead City has two main high schools, Mohave High and River Valley High, which are supported by several elementary and junior high schools. In Bullhead, elementary schools include Coyote Canyon, Desert Valley, Diamondback, Mountain View and Sunrise. Junior Highs include Bullhead City and Fox Creek. In nearby Mohave Valley, elementary schools include Fort Mohave, Mohave Valley and Young Scholars Academy. For those pursuing a college degree, Mohave Community College and Northern Arizona?s extended campus serve the higher education needs of this region.
Bullhead City is truly the model community for this thriving region. Serving as the economic center for several cities, development companies will continue to introduce new retail centers and entertainment centers and master-planned, resort-like residential projects within and bordering Bullhead to take advantage of this great city?s many fine amenities. So, if you are looking to move to the Arizona, Nevada and the California tri-state area, then look no further than Bullhead City and/or the bedroom communities of Fort Mohave/Mohave Valley. Here, you?ll find outstanding living conditions within family-oriented communities that possess entertainment and cultural amenities, as well as an abundance of employment, education and recreation opportunities for all to benefit from.
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