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London Bridge , Lake Havasu City
The 1831 bridge that once spanned England's Thames was purchased and dismantled by Robert P. McCulloch in 1967, and relocated to Lake Havasu
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Water Body
Lake Havasu , Lake Havasu City
Lake Havasu is a large reservoir behind Parker Dam on the Colorado River, on the border between California and Arizona. Lake Havasu City sits
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State Park
Lake Havasu State Park , Lake Havasu City
The scenic shoreline of Lake Havasu State Park is an ideal place to enjoy beautiful beaches, nature trails, boat ramps, and convenient campsi
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Oatman is a village in the Black Mountains of Mohave County, Arizona that began as a small mining camp. Two prospectors struck gold here and created one major strike after another until it reached $10 million dollars worth! This find led to Oatman's population growing by more than 3,500 people within just 1 year period - this place has always had something special about it though you would never know if you didn't live there or visit.The town of Oatman was named after Olive Oatman, a young girl who was captured and enslaved by Indians during her journey westward with her family. She later was sold or traded away in 1851 to the Mohave Tribe, but they tattooed her face like theirs as it was their custom of the time.Our well-known Tour Guide is locally cultivated; He grew up exploring the wonders of Northwest Arizona from its History, Desert Terrain, Wildlife. His ancestral roots date back to the 1800s and his family's vintage collections have been featured in Mohave Museum of History.
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Specialty Museum
Part of the Riverside Resort Hotel and Casino, Don Laughlin's Classic Car Collection showcases cars from the first horseless carriage to the
Havasu Landing Casino , Lake Havasu City
Discover the great outdoors at Havasu Landing Resort & Casino. Test your spirit of adventure! There's nothing like sunshine, fresh air, a mag

Lake Havasu City

Bridges · Nightlife · Bodies of Water
Lake Havasu City is a city in Mohave County, Arizona, United States. According to 2010 census, the population of the town is 52,527 people. It is served by Lake Havasu City Airport. Lake Havasu City is geographically isolated from the other cities in Mohave County and is the southernmost community of Greater Las Vegas.HistoryThe community first started as an Army Air Corps rest camp during World War II on the shores of Lake Havasu. In 1958, Robert P. McCulloch purchased 3,353acre of property on the east side of the lake along Pittsburgh Point, the peninsula that eventually would be transformed into "the Island". After four years of planning, McCulloch Properties acquired another 13,000 acres of federal land in the surrounding area. Lake Havasu City was established on September 30, 1963 by a resolution of the Mohave County Board of Supervisors as the Lake Havasu Irrigation and Drainage District, making it a legal entity. (The act is referenced in resolution #63-12-1.) The city was incorporated in 1978.London BridgeThe London Bridge crosses a narrow channel that leads from Lake Havasu (a segment of the Colorado River) to Thompson Bay (also on the river). It was bought for US $2.5 million from the City of London when the bridge was replaced in 1968. The bridge was disassembled, and the marked stones were shipped to Lake Havasu City and reassembled for another US $7 million. Since its inauguration on October 5, 1971, it has attracted thousands of visitors each year. Add Lake Havasu City and other destinations in United States to your travel itinerary using our United States vacation website.

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