Searchlight is a census-designated place located in Clark County, Nevada. As of the 2000 census, the CDP had a total population of 576.
Searchlight was an important gold mining town of southern Nevada in the early part of the 20th century, but the mines played out after only a few years.
U.S. Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid is a native of Searchlight.
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Kmillion Gold MineSells a variety of on-of-a-kind items ranging from old dishes, Civil War memorabilia, rock paintings, old car parts and primitives.