This is a historical list of the legal brothels in Nevada. They are arranged by name within location the nearest town or named place within each county that s such establishments.
Defunct establishments are retained for completeness. Note, however, that this list so far only covers the modern era of brothel prostitution in Nevada, from about onward, after the closure of the red light districts of Reno and Las Vegas. According to the Nevada Brothel List site, there are 21 legal brothels in Nevada as of February down from its peak of 35 in the early s.
Prostitution is illegal under state law in Clark Countywhich contains Las Vegas and its metropolitan area. Other counties may choose to allow it, if they desire to.
The other counties permit brothels, but some of them do not currently have any active brothels. By local ordinance, brothels are restricted to the Mound House area. Ely City Council restricted brothels to one area on the outskirts in At one stage the brothels covered three blocks and employed over women.
The two remaining brothels are located in "Bronc Alley" red-light district in High Street. Brothels are now illegal in Eureka County. Winnemucca 's brothels were concentrated in a single cul-de-sac called The Line.
Prostitution made illegal in but several legal brothels operated before then. Restricted brothels to Mound House area, east of Carson City, inforcing brothels in other parts of the county to close.
Pershing County used zoning laws to close its last brothel in and banned prostitution entirely in All Lovelock brothels are now closed. Brothels were restricted to an area known as "The Stockade", prior to their final closure in Brothels included:.
Main article: Donna's Ranch. Main article: The Love Ranch.
Main article: Moonlite BunnyRanch. Main article: Sagebrush Ranch. Main article: Kit Kat Guest Ranch. Main article: Dennis Hof's Love Ranch.
Main article: Chicken Ranch Nevada. Main article: Sheri's Ranch.
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