Over the years, Girl Scouting in Southern Nevada has been represented by many names:
- April 14, 1932: First area troops begin in Boulder City, Nevada.
- 1942: Boulder City Council officially formed and registered with Girl Scouts of the USA.
- 1943: Henderson Council formed and chartered with Girl Scouts of the USA.
- 1944: Las Vegas Council formed listing ten Girl Scout troops.
- 1950: Frontier Council formed.
- 1952: Officially charted “Frontier Council” consolidating all Southern Nevada councils together.
- 1999: Official council name changed to “Girl Scouts of Frontier Council”.
- 2010: Per Girl Scouts of the USA merger, official council name changed to “Girl Scouts of Southern Nevada”.