Paleo-Indians were the first settlers of Las Vegas valley more than 10,000 years ago. Ancient Indian or Paleoindian as they are called by Archaeologists, are believed to be the first Americans who crossed into North America when it was connected to Asia by land. Paleo-Indian left behind historical artifacts that are now considered as tourist attraction.
In May 15, 1905, Las Vegas was founded as a city, when 110 acres of land was auctioned off by the railroad company. Lands situated between Stewart Avenue on the north, Garces Avenue to the south, Main Street to the west, and 5th Street (Las Vegas Boulevard) to the east.