Bullhead City is located in the state of Arizona and a city in Mohave County which lies along the Colorado River. It sits on the southern part of Las Vegas and is just across the Colorado River from Laughlin. The city’s casinos and ancillary services supply most of the employment in Bullhead City. It sits on Lake Mohave’s southern border portion and its nearby communities include Laughlin, Needles, California, Fort Mohave, and the Mohave Valley. The city has a total of 59 square miles of land area which then makes it the largest city that is located in Mohave County when it comes to the land area that is covered. The Laughlin/Bullhead International Airport was named airport of the year in 2011 by the Arizona Department of Transportation. Much of the employment opportunities in the city come from the casinos and ancillary industries in Laughlin, Nevada, which is directly across Bullhead City. Bullhead City is one of the best places for retirees in Arizona. More that 39,000 people live in this city, and approximately 58% own their homes. The city’s median home value is $113,600, which is slightly lower than the national average of $184,700. Most residents have a conservative outlook in life. Nature lovers will never run out of things in Bullhead City. The Davis Dam has a gorgeous view of the city’s water reservoir, which is not only a great picnic spot but also a must-see destination for birders as it is home to a wide selection of ducks. Meanwhile, the Big Bend of the Colorado State Recreation Area offers vacationers various riverside activities, such as horseback riding, picnicking, camping, boating, fishing, and swimming.
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