Nevada, United States
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Mount Charleston is an unincorporated town and census-designated place in Clark County, Nevada, United States. The population was 357 at the 2010 census. Named for Mount Charleston, the highest point in the area, the town is in a valley of the Spring Mountains to the northwest of Las Vegas, noted for its hiking trails, and for the Mount Charleston Lodge, a rustic hotel. Temperatures are from 20 to 30 °F lower than in Las Vegas, making it a popular place for Las Vegans to escape the heat. According to the United States Census Bureau, the census-designated place (CDP) of Mount Charleston (which may not coincide exactly with the town boundaries) has a total area of 29.4 square miles (76 km sq), all of it land.
- Mount Charleston, officially named Charleston Peak, at 11,916 feet (3,632 m), is the…
- Activity: Hiking Prominence: 801 ft (244 m) Elevation: 11,529 ft (3,514 m)…
- Elevation: 7,897 feet (2,407.01 m) The Spring Mountains are a mountain range of southern…