Bullhead City


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Bullhead City, Arizona
View of Bullhead City with Colorado River in foreground
View of Bullhead City with Colorado River in foreground
Official seal of Bullhead City, Arizona
Nickname(s): Arizona's West Coast
Location in Mohave County and the state of Arizona
Location in Mohave County and the state of Arizona
Bullhead City, Arizona is located in USA
Bullhead City, Arizona
Bullhead City, Arizona
Location in the United States
Coordinates: 35°6′56″N 114°35′19″WCoordinates: 35°6′56″N 114°35′19″W
Country United States
State Arizona
County Mohave
Incorporated 1984
 • Mayor Tom Brady
 • Senate John McCain (R)
Jeff Flake (R)
 • City Council Jerry Duvall
Kathy Bruck
Sam Medrano
Tami Ring
Mark Clark
Sheila Shutts
 • Parks and Recreation Commission Helen Howard
David McDaniel
Betsy Frassel
Carolyn Hannasch
Tamara Powers
 • Planning & Zoning Commission Howard Brassfield
Beth Clark
Charles Dewald
Jim Dykens
Ann Pettit
Glenn Roehl
 • Total 59.4 sq mi (154.0 km2)
 • Land 59.4 sq mi (153.8 km2)
 • Water 0.7 sq mi (2.0 km2)
Elevation 540 ft (165 m)
Population (2010)[1]
 • Total 39,540

Bullhead City is a city located on the Colorado River in Mohave County, Arizona, United States, roughly 90 mi (140 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. Bullhead City is located on the southern border of Lake Mohave.

According to the 2010 census, the population of the city is 39,540.[1] The nearby communities of Laughlin; Needles; Fort Mohave; and Mohave Valley bring the Bullhead area's total population to about 100,000, making it the largest micropolitan area in Mohave County.[3][4] The latest figures indicate that "...more than 115,000 people flew into Laughlin/Bullhead International Airport on casino-sponsored charters in 2010."[5]

With over 59 square miles, Bullhead City is the largest city in Mohave County in terms of total land area.[6]

Economically, Bullhead City has a stabilizing housing market.

In 2011, the Laughlin/Bullhead International Airport was named Airport of the Year by the Arizona Department of Transportation.[7] In the 1980s the airport was home to the helicopters of the hit T.V. Show Airwolf. https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Airwolf

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