Sandy Valley, Nevada

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Sandy Valley is a census-designated place (CDP) in the Mesquite Valley in west-central Clark County, Nevada, United States. Sandy Valley has variant name of Sandy, Nevada.[1] The population was 1,804 at the 2000 census. Sandy Valley is bordered on the East by the southern extension of the Spring Mountains and on the west by the California state line. Sandy Valley began in the 1800s as the five mining communities of Kingston, Sandy, Ripley, Mesquite, and Platina. It is roughly a forty-five mile drive from Las Vegas.

Residents of the community have numbers in the format (702) 723-xxxx. The ZIP code for this area is 89019.

Residents of the neighboring areas of the Mesquite Valley in California have telephone numbers (760) 657-xxxx.

Sky Ranch Estates Airport (FAA Identifier: 3L2), is the local general aviation field.[2] The airfield is located on the Nevada side of both the Von Schmidt Line 1873 (state line) and the present-day state line. A BLM Runway runs parallel to the state line and is located between the 1873 Von Schmidt state line and the current state line. The intersection of the two runways is at 35°47′40″N 115°37′42″W / 35.79444°N 115.62833°W / 35.79444; -115.62833.[3] On some maps the airport is incorrectly plotted near the intersection of Kingston Road and Quartz Avenue.

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Geography

Sandy Valley is located at 35°49′44″N 115°39′7″W / 35.82889°N 115.65194°W / 35.82889; -115.65194 (35.828999, -115.651943)[4].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 56.0 square miles (145.1 km²), all of it land.

Demographics

As of the census[5] of 2000, there were 1,804 people, 714 households, and 476 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 32.2 people per square mile (12.4/km²). There were 811 housing units at an average density of 14.5/sq mi (5.6/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 92.57% White, 1.39% African American, 0.61% Native American, 0.72% Asian, 0.06% Pacific Islander, 2.72% from other races, and 1.94% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 6.49% of the population.

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