Blue Diamond is a town recognized as a census-designated place (CDP) in Clark County, Nevada. It boasts of a park named Blue Diamond, event hall, city pool, library, elementary school and the Bonnie Springs Old Nevada Chapel.
The town is also home to an old and historic store/gas station, which was built in 1942. At present, the store still maintains its original external look. Inside the store are many of the town’s historical photos posted on the wall, courtesy of the Blue Diamond Historical Society, a volunteer organization.
Identified as “Pearl of Spring”
Blue Diamond is also the site of Cottonwood Spring, earlier known as Ojo de Cayetana or Pearl Spring.
It is also the site of a watering place, a camp site on the Old Spanish Trail and the Mormon Road between Mountain Springs and Las Vegas Springs located south of the town.
Only about 125 housing units can be found at Blue Diamond with 77 families or 282 individuals, based on the 2000 census. The average household size was 2.39 while the average family size was 2.85.
Of the 282 individuals living in the town, 94.33% are White and 1.42% Asian (Hispanic or Latino). The rest are Native Americans (0.35%), Pacific Islander (0.35%), other races (0.35%) and from two or more races (3.19%).
Of the 77 families in Blue Diamond, 15.9% live below the poverty line.
The median age of people living in Blue Diamond was 43 years.
One of the most notable tourist attractions in Blue Diamond is the Redrock Riding Stables while Oliver Ranch and the Clark County Fire Department Station 80 are among the most notable locations of the town.