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November 23, 2017

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Mon, May 15, 1905 (midnight)

When Henderson was officially founded on April 16, 1953 it started with an area of 13 square miles and 7,410 residents. The once small town on the verge of extinction is now more than 104 square miles in size with a population of 267,021 making it the second largest city in Nevada.

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