About This Place
Indian Springs is a census-designated place (CDP) in Clark County, Nevada, United States. The population was 1,302 at the 2000 census.
Indian Springs is named for the artesian spring that provides the area with water. Over the years the spring has been used by Native Americans, the Las Vegas and Tonopah Railroad from 1906–1919, and later as an artist colony.
Since the 1940s when the United States Army Air Forces established a training facility here, Indian Springs has been home for many military groups. Prior to being renamed as Creech Air Force Base in 2005, the field was known as Indian Springs Air Force Auxiliary Air Field. In 1982 the USAF Thunderbirds Air Demonstration Squadron suffered a crash at the base. The "Diamond Crash" caused the deaths of four pilots.