Las Vegas: The Marriage Capital of the World

Lifestyle
15 October 2013
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The Vegas wedding has become an iconic part of pop culture since 1931, when the new marriage law in Nevada was passed allowing couples to marry on the spot with no wait times or requirements. Since then couples of all kinds including celebrities have been getting hitched in Sin City. With the convenience of time and money, Vegas weddings have become increasingly popular, boasting over 100,000 couples married in Vegas since 1995.

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As much as the Vegas wedding has become popular for its convenience, it’s become more recognizable for being prone to breakups. As much as people would like to think, “What happens in Vegas, stays in Vegas,” marriage records like those found on Ancestry remain permanently archived. Although they may not last forever, getting married in Vegas is still one of the most popular places to say “I do”. Just how many couples tie the knot in Vegas? Take a look at the infographic below for some interesting Nevada marriage facts. Feel free to share this with friends and family!

Ancestry: Las Vegas – The Marriage Capital of the World – An infographic by the team at Ancestry: Las Vegas Weddings

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