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Welcome to Corcoran ...

The city of Corcoran is located in Kings County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Corcoran has a population of 21,835 people<1> (see below for details).

Corcoran was incorporated August 11, 1914.

The community of Corcoran is 200 feet [61 m] above sea level.<2>.

Time Zone: Corcoran lies in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT) and observes daylight saving time

Corcoran lies within the (559) area code.

The ZIP code for Corcoran: 93212<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Corcoran had a population of 24,813 people (or 16.22% of the total population of Kings County). This makes Corcoran the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Corcoran represents 0.07% of the population of California (which has 37,253,956 people), making it the state's 264th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 24,813 people, the population of Corcoran increased 71.62% from the 2000 Census (that had a count of 14,458 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Corcoran had an population of 21,835 people. This is a decrease of 12% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 51.02% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Corcoran.

Communities near Corcoran ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Corcoran and not the distance if you drove.<4>.

Community   2017
Alpaugh   [Map]   ---   S   15 miles [24.1 km]
Armona   [Map]   ---   NW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Hanford   [Map]   56,499   N   17 miles [27.4 km]
Home Garden   [Map]   ---   N   14 miles [22.5 km]
Lemoore   [Map]   26,355   NW   18 miles [29 km]
Pixley   [Map]   ---   SE   17 miles [27.4 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Corcoran.

Communities Also Named Corcoran ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 5 communities that are also named Corcoran - they are located in Alabama, Colorado (2), Minnesota and West Virginia.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Corcoran.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Corcoran. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Corcoran. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Corcoran. Our list includes 4 papers.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Corcoran:

Websites for Corcoran ...

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TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Corcoran ...

Looking for more information about Corcoran? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Corcoran, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Corcoran.

Search for Local Businesses ...

Google's 'Search-by-Location' is a very useful tool for people who might be planning visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Corcoran. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

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Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for California

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Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Corcoran.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Corcoran - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Corcoran). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Corcoran or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance from Corcoran. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Corcoran) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Corcoran. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Corcoran

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Corcoran. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.0981, Longitude: -119.5637     [Map].

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<5>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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