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Encyclopedia > Bullhead City, Arizona
Bullhead City, Arizona
Location in Mohave County and the state of Arizona
Country United States
State Arizona
Counties Mohave
Government
 - Mayor Diane Vick
Area
 - City  46 sq mi (119.1 km²)
Elevation  540 ft (165 m)
Population (2000)
 - City 39,101
Time zone MST (UTC-7)

Bullhead City is a city located on the Colorado River in Mohave County, Arizona, USA, roughly 100 miles (160.9 km) south of Las Vegas, Nevada, and directly across the Colorado River from Laughlin, Nevada, whose casinos and ancillary services supply much of the employment for Bullhead City. According to 2005 Census Bureau estimates, the population of the city is 39,101.[1] Bullhead City is located a few miles north of Fort Mojave Indian Reservation. Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... Mohave County is located in the northwestern corner of the U.S. state of Arizona. ... Official language(s) English Spoken language(s) English 74. ... This is an alphabetical list of the sovereign states of the world, including both de jure and de facto independent states. ... Federal courts Supreme Court Chief Justice Associate Justices Elections Presidential elections Midterm elections Political Parties Democratic Republican Third parties State & Local government Governors Legislatures (List) State Courts Counties, Cities, and Towns Other countries Politics Portal      The political units and divisions of the United States include: The 50 states, which are... Official language(s) English Spoken language(s) English 74. ... List of the 15 counties in the U.S. state of Arizona: Arizona county map Apache County formed in 1879 from part of Yavapai County. ... Mohave County is located in the northwestern corner of the U.S. state of Arizona. ... Area is a physical quantity expressing the size of a part of a surface. ... A square mile is an English unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (≈1,609 m) in length. ... Square kilometre (U.S. spelling: square kilometer), symbol km², is a decimal multiple of SI unit of surface area square metre, one of the SI derived units. ... Elevation histogram of the surface of the Earth – approximately 71% of the Earths surface is covered with water. ... A foot (plural: feet or foot;[1] symbol or abbreviation: ft or, sometimes, ′ – a prime) is a unit of length, in a number of different systems, including English units, Imperial units, and United States customary units. ... ‹ The template below (Unit of length) is being considered for deletion. ... A time zone is a region of the Earth that has adopted the same standard time, usually referred to as the local time. ... MST is UTC-7 The Mountain Standard Time Zone (MST) is a geographic region that keeps time by subtracting seven hours from Coordinated Universal Time (UTC), resulting in UTC-7. ... −12 | −11 | −10 | −9:30 | −9 | −8 | −7 | −6 | −5 | −4 | −3:30 | −3 | −2:30 | −2 | −1 | −0:25 | UTC (0) | +0:20 | +0:30 | +1 | +2 | +3 | +3:30 | +4 | +4:30 | +4:51 | +5 | +5:30 | +5:40 | +5:45 | +6 | +6:30 | +7 | +7:20 | +7... Colorado River in the Grand Canyon from Desert View The Colorado River is a river in the southwestern United States and northwestern Mexico, approximately 1,450 mi (2,333 km) long, draining a part of the arid regions on the western slope of the Rocky Mountains. ... Mohave County is located in the northwestern corner of the U.S. state of Arizona. ... Official language(s) English Spoken language(s) English 74. ... For further information, see Las Vegas metropolitan area and Las Vegas Strip. ... Official language(s) English Capital Carson City Largest city Las Vegas Area  Ranked 7th  - Total 110,567 sq mi (286,367 km²)  - Width 322 miles (519 km)  - Length 490 miles (788 km)  - % water 0. ... The Colorado River from the bottom of Marble Canyon, in the Upper Grand Canyon Colorado River in the Grand Canyon from Desert View The Colorado River from Laughlin The Colorado River is a river in the southwestern United States and northwestern Mexico, approximately 1,450 mi (2,330 km) long... Laughlin at night, with the Colorado River in foreground Laughlin is a census-designated place (CDP) in Clark County, Nevada, United States. ... The Fort Mojave Indian Reservation is an Indian reservation along the Colorado River, encompasing 23,669 acres (96 km²) in Arizona, 12,633 acres (51 km²) in California, and 5,582 acres (23 km²) in Nevada. ...

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Geography

Bullhead City is located at 35°6′56″N, 114°35′19″W (35.115643, -114.588655)GR1.


According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 119.0 km² (46.0 mi²). 117.1 km² (45.2 mi²) of it is land and 1.9 km² (0.7 mi²) of it (1.59%) is water. The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census as defined in Title ) is a part of the United States Department of Commerce. ... A square metre (US spelling: square meter) is by definition the area enclosed by a square with sides each 1 metre long. ... A square mile is an English unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (≈1,609 m) in length. ...


Demographics

As of the censusGR2 of 2005, there were 39,101 people, 13,909 households, and 9,110 families residing in the city. The population density was 288.3/km² (746.6/mi²). There were 18,430 housing units at an average density of 157.3/km² (407.5/mi²). The racial makeup of the city was 85.57% White, 1.01% Black or African American, 1.34% Native American, 1.00% Asian, 0.07% Pacific Islander, 8.25% from other races, and 2.75% from two or more races. 20.16% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race. 1870 US Census for New York City A census is the process of obtaining information about every member of a population (not necessarily a human population). ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ...


There were 13,909 households out of which 24.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 49.1% were married couples living together, 11.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 34.5% were non-families. 25.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.42 and the average family size was 2.86. “Spouse” redirects here. ...


In the city the population was spread out with 22.5% under the age of 18, 7.3% from 18 to 24, 24.5% from 25 to 44, 26.6% from 45 to 64, and 19.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 42 years. For every 100 females there were 98.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 96.2 males.


The median income for a household in the city was $30,221, and the median income for a family was $33,914. Males had a median income of $23,617 versus $19,564 for females. The per capita income for the city was $16,250. About 11.3% of families and 15.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 23.2% of those under age 18 and 6.9% of those age 65 or over. The per capita income for a group of people may be defined as their total personal income, divided by the total population. ... Map of countries showing percentage of population who have an income below the national poverty line The poverty line is the level of income below which one cannot afford to purchase all the resources one requires to live. ...


Climate

Bullhead City has a desert climate, with a few inches of precipitation year-round. It is one of the United States's hottest cities during the summer, with an average July high of 118 to 120 degrees Fahrenheit degrees. The month with the most average precipitation is August, with 0.99 inch or 25 millimeters. For the act of abandoning or withdrawing support from an entity, see desertion. ... ‹ The template below (Unit of length) is being considered for deletion. ... Fahrenheit is a temperature scale named after the German-Dutch physicist Daniel Gabriel Fahrenheit (1686–1736), who proposed it in 1724. ... ‹ The template below (Unit of length) is being considered for deletion. ... A millimetre (American spelling: millimeter), symbol mm is an SI unit of length that is equal to one thousandth of a metre. ...


Education

Bullhead City's elementary schools and jr. high schools are operated by the Bullhead City Elementary School District. These schools include Sunrise Elementary School, Mountain View Elementary School, Coyote Canyon Elementary School,Desert Valley Elementary School,Diamondback Elementary School, Bullhead City Junior High School,Young Scholars Academy, and Foxcreek Junior High School This article is being considered for deletion in accordance with Wikipedias deletion policy. ...


Bullhead City's high school Mohave High School and River Valley High School, are operated by the Colorado River Union High School District. This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Name River Valley High School Abbreviation RVHS School Code 3103 Chinese Name 立化中学 Pinyin Lì Huà Zhōng Xúe Address Seng Poh Primary School (1956) Strathmore Avenue, Queenstown (1956 till 1958) Jalan Kuala (1958 till 1996) 698 West Coast Road (1996 till 2005) 121 Queensway (2005 till Mid-2006) 2...


Name origin

The town was originally known as "Hardyville," named after William Harrison Hardy, who worked as a postmaster, county supervisor and a member of the Territorial Legislature. When the railroad bypased the town, it quickly became a ghost town until the construction of the Davis Dam. The name "Bullhead City" is taken from "Bull's Head Rock," a rock formation along the Colorado River. Steamers on the Colorado River used it as a navigation point. After the construction of Davis Dam, the water rose and now almost completely covers the landmark. [1] The Davis Dam is a dam on the Colorado River downstream from Hoover Dam (ca. ...


Notable residents

  • Andrew Weil, physician and author, was born in Bullhead City but does not make his home there.
  • Nicole Tubiola, actress, grew up in Bullead City, graduated from Mohave High School in 1997.

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References

  1. ^ Annual Estimates of the Population for All Incorporated Places in Arizona (CSV). 2005 Population Estimates. U.S. Census Bureau, Population Division (June 21, 2006). Retrieved on November 14, 2006.

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Bullhead City, Arizona - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (479 words)
Bullhead City is a city located on the Colorado River in Mohave County, Arizona, USA, roughly 100 miles (160.9 km) south of Las Vegas, Nevada, and directly across the Colorado River from Laughlin.
In the city the population was spread out with 22.5% under the age of 18, 7.3% from 18 to 24, 24.5% from 25 to 44, 26.6% from 45 to 64, and 19.2% who were 65 years of age or older.
It is one of the United States's hottest cities during the summer, with an average July high of 119 degrees Fahrenheit degrees.
Visit Bullhead City, Arizona: Bullhead City info (376 words)
Bullhead City is a city located on the Colorado River in Mohave County, Arizona, roughly 100 miles (160.9 km) south of Las Vegas, Nevada, and directly across the River from Laughlin, Nevada.
Bullhead City, Arizona and Laughlin, Nevada are on opposite banks of the Colorado River and operate as one community.
Bullhead City is located along the western border of Arizona, about 90 miles south of Las Vegas, NV and 30 miles west of Kingman, Arizona.
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