Fresno, California

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Fresno, California
City of Fresno
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Clockwise: Fresno skyline from Chukchansi Park; San Joaquin Light & Power Tower; Warnor's Theatre; Brix Mansion; Bank of Italy Building; Fresno at twilight.
Flag of Fresno, California
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Official seal of Fresno, California
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Location within Fresno County
Location within Fresno County
Fresno is located in California
Fresno
Fresno
Location within California
Fresno is located in the United States
Fresno
Fresno
Location within the United States
Coordinates: 36°45′N 119°46′W / 36.750°N 119.767°W / 36.750; -119.767Coordinates: 36°45′N 119°46′W / 36.750°N 119.767°W / 36.750; -119.767
CountryUnited States
StateCalifornia
CountyFresno
RegionSan Joaquin Valley
Railway station1872
IncorporatedOctober 21, 1885[1]
Named forSpanish for "ash tree"
Government
 • TypeMayor-Council
 • MayorJerry Dyer (R)[2]
 • City managerThomas Esqueda[3]
 • City council[4]Esmeralda Soria
Mike Karbassi
Miguel Arias
Tyler Maxwell
Luis Chavez
Garry Bredefeld
Nelson Esparza
Area
 • City116.00 sq mi (300.43 km2)
 • Land114.79 sq mi (297.30 km2)
 • Water1.21 sq mi (3.13 km2)  0.31%
Elevation
308 ft (94 m)
Population
 • City542,107
 • Rank34th in the United States
5th in California
 • Density4,722.60/sq mi (1,823.43/km2)
 • Metro1,008,654 (56th)
Demonym(s)Fresnan
Time zoneUTC−08:00 (Pacific)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−07:00 (PDT)
ZIP Codes[8]
93650, 93701–93712, 93714–93718, 93720–93730, 93737, 93740, 93741, 93744, 93745, 93747, 93750, 93755, 93760, 93761, 93764, 93765, 93771–79, 93786, 93790–94, 93844, 93888
Area code559
FIPS code06-27000[9]
GNIS feature IDs277606, 2410546
Websitewww.fresno.gov

Fresno is the largest inland city in U.S. state of California. It has a population of 451,455. If the surrounding suburbs are included, it has a population of 983,788. It is the county seat of Fresno County, in the Central Valley.

Fresno is the closest major city to Yosemite National Park. Fresno has a major airport called Fresno Yosemite International Airport that has many flights by many airlines everyday. It was the first airport to use the new security systems made after the September 11, 2001 attacks.

Fresno has a semi-arid climate (Bsh in the Koeppen climate classification).

References[change | change source]

  1. "California Cities by Incorporation Date". California Association of Local Agency Formation Commissions. Archived from the original (Word) on November 3, 2014. Retrieved April 6, 2013.
  2. "Mayor's Office". City of Fresno. Archived from the original on April 3, 2013. Retrieved April 6, 2013.
  3. "City Manager". City of Fresno. Archived from the original on January 30, 2017. Retrieved 15 July 2017.
  4. "Fresno City Council". City of Fresno. City of Fresno. Archived from the original on July 11, 2017. Retrieved 9 July 2017.
  5. "2019 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved July 1, 2020.
  6. "QuickFacts: Fresno city, California". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 25 August 2021.
  7. "2020 Population and Housing State Data". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 22 August 2021.
  8. "ZIP Code(tm) Lookup". United States Postal Service. Archived from the original on November 16, 2014. Retrieved November 23, 2014.
  9. "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.