Jean, Nevada is still a very small town- currently. Located 32 miles south of downtown Las Vegas and only 20 miles to the edge of Las Vegas and Henderson. While still being close to the Las Vegas Valley, Primm also just 12 miles south along the I-15 corridor.
Home to Terrible’s Hotel and Casino, its location is close to food, events, and gas. The surrounding valley is a fun zone for paintball, ATV tours, gliders. It is also close to the Seven Magic Mountains.
Besides businesses along the I-15 corridor and Primm, Jean residents have the option of employment in any of the nearby cities, tourist adventures, or the nearby Conservation Camp.
The Jean Conservation Camp has a 24-hour staff of 18 people. The facility was built in 1988 and continues to house a minimum of 240 minimum-security female offenders for the State of Nevada. While at the camp, the inmates can pursue a GED or attend parenting, self-help, or horticulture classes. Jobs and training are also offered, and many take pride in their firefighting abilities.
Jean Conservation Camp coordinates with the Department of Transportation to perform highway clean-up and conservation projects. They are also available for fire fighting during the fire season in the mountains with the Nevada Division of Forestry.
An elevation of 2761 ft. allows the area to be slightly cooler than most of Las Vegas. Jean has an average July temperature of 102 degrees. Compared to Las Vegas, the rainfall is higher at 5.8 inches, and the average snowfall is 0.2 inches.
The population for Jean, Nevada, in the 2010 census was 0. Since then, it is rumored that there are modular homes but don’t expect Las’ Vegas population explosion to reach Jean in the next 10 years.
We expect growth to start before then, so we’ve included it on our website. The road off the freeway on the west side of Jean leads and connects to Goodsprings (a short distance) and Sandy Valley. See pages with available home searches with the map below. With less severe weather and wide-open spaces, living there would be great!
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