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Whitney, formerly known as East Las Vegas, is a small urban community between the sister cities Las Vegas and Henderson. Located along Boulder Highway near East Tropicana and East Flamingo in Clark County, Whitney spans about 7.5 square miles in the 89122 zip code. Compared to other parts of Nevada, the median house value in Whitney is below state average.
According to City Data’s website, Whitney is one of the Top 100 cities for arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation, and food services. It is also one of the Top 101 zip codes with the most casinos. As of 2008, the median rent in Whitney was $747, while the median gross rent was $946.
Nearby parks easily accessible to Whitney residents include the Horseman and Dog Fanciers Park, East Las Vegas Park, and Silver Bowl Sports Complex and Park. Whitney also hosts the East Las Vegas Branch Post Office and the Whitney Library, which serves the southeastern metropolitan area of Las Vegas.
Nearby schools include the College of Southern Nevada and the University of Nevada – Las Vegas (UNLV). Whitney is home to the Sam Boyd Stadium of the UNLV. The stadium hosts rugby’s annual USA Sevens leg of the annual IRB Sevens World Series.
Popular commercial establishments within the vicinity of Whitney include the Eastside Cannery Casino and Hotel, One Six Sky Lounge at Eastside Cannery, Apache Joe’s Bar and Grill, Mulligan’s Pub and Grill, Longhorn Hotel Casino, and Skymania Fun Center.