Introduction to Kingman, Arizona
Kingman, Arizona, in Mohave county, is 78 miles SE of Henderson, Nevada and 91 miles SE of Las Vegas, Nevada. The city is conveniently located inside the Las Vegas metropolitan area. There are an estimated 20,069 people in Kingman.
Kingman was established in 1882. The city was named in honor of Lewis Kingman, who surveyed the area between Albuquerque and Needles and supervised the building of a railroad connecting Winslow to Beale's Springs.
Kingman and nearby Attractions
- Hualapai Mountain Recreation Area
- Lake Mead National Recreation Area
- Colorado River
- Route 66 Museum
- Army Airfield Museum
- Grand Canyon
Things To Do In Kingman
Kingman has much to offer to residents and visitors. It is situated in a beautiful location along Interstate 40 and has a charming historic atmosphere. It offers wonderful opportunities for scenic hiking and also has excellent restaurants and cafes. The Mohave Museum of History and Art and the Route 66 museum are popular spots in the area as well. During a stay in Kingman, one can also visit the Grand Canyon.
Bullhead International is the nearest major airport.
Kingman Higher Education
Higher education can be obtained at Mohave Community College. Other nearby institutes include the University of Nevada-Las Vegas and the Community College of Southern Nevada.