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Welcome to Chowchilla ...
The city of Chowchilla is located in Madera County.
From the Census Estimates for 2017, Chowchilla has a population of 18,558 people<1> (see below for details).
Chowchilla was incorporated February 7, 1923.
The community of Chowchilla is 250 feet [76 m] above sea level.<2>.
Time Zone: Chowchilla lies in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT) and observes daylight saving time
Chowchilla is located in the (559) area code.
The ZIP code for Chowchilla: 93610<3>
Population Details ...
At the time of the 2010 Census, Chowchilla had a population of 18,720 people (or 12.41% of the total population of Madera County). This makes Chowchilla the county's 2nd most populous community.
The population of Chowchilla represents 0.05% of the total population of California (which has 37,253,956 people), making it the state's 299th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 18,720 people, the population of Chowchilla increased 68.24% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 11,127 people).
Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Chowchilla had an population of 18,558 people. This is a decrease of 0.87% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 66.78% since the 2000 Census).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Chowchilla.
Communities near Chowchilla ...
A sample of nearby communities can be found below.
Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Chowchilla and not the distance if you drove.<4>.
To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Chowchilla.
See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Chowchilla:
Websites for Chowchilla ...
Official Website: www.ci.chowchilla.ca.us/
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Chowchilla ...
Looking for more information about Chowchilla? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.
In addition to the Tourism page for Chowchilla, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Chowchilla.
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The official website for Chowchilla: www.ci.chowchilla.ca.us/
The official website for Madera County: www.madera-county.com/
The official website for State of California: https://www.ca.gov/
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This page was last modified: 21 Jan 2019