Is approximately 26 miles from Las Vegas, NV Boulder City prohibits gambling. Boulder City came about as a result of Hoover Dam. Its sole reason for existence was the need to house workers contracted to build the Hoover Dam on the Colorado River (known commonly as Boulder Dam from 1933 to 1947.
Infrastructure: In 2019, the city announced plans to lease up to 1,100 acres in Black Hills South as a utility-scale solar facility. The city hopes to generate $1.65 million annually from the lease.