Summerlin South, located on Maps as South Summerlin and also described by maps as the City of Summerlin, is an officially recognized place in Clark County, NV, United States, near the western edge of the Nevada desert and adjacent to the South Rim of the Red Rock Canyon. It is the largest town in the area and serves as the main business center for the surrounding area. In recent years, it has emerged as an attractive and rapidly developing community with the growth of the greater Las Vegas region. Summerlin South was established in 1903 as a small mining town in the Black Rock Desert of northern Nevada.
Over the years, Summerlin has grown into a community with a great deal of commercial, recreational and residential development. As the town has grown in size, so has its commercial appeal. Many of the original residents who settled in the area have long retired and many others are active in the local community. Although Summerlin South is technically a city, it is also a very important tourist destination and has developed into one of the most popular areas in Nevada with visitors from across the United States. Summerlin is also the home of the Clark County School District, which is home to about seventy schools that serve a large area of the city. Summerlin also is a popular tourist destination because of its various shopping venues and nightspots.
There are many important places of interest and enjoyment in Summerlin. There are many historical sites that you can see on a visitor’s guide map or a detailed map of the entire city. The Old Town Square and the Clark County Courthouse Museum are two of the most popular attractions in the city. Both of these historic attractions are housed in an elegant structure that was once the home of Judge Aaron David Clark and the courthouse was built to honor him. The Old Town Square is also known as the oldest outdoor market in Clark County and is where you can find the town’s favorite delicatessen, bistro and many other eating establishments. Other notable attractions include the historic Old Goldfield Dam, the Grand Canyon National Park, and the Las Vegas Strip. The summer months are a great time to visit Summerlin South and experience the exciting new changes it has gone through over the past century.