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Corcoran, California

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Welcome to Corcoran ...

The city of Corcoran is located in Kings County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Corcoran has a population of 22,130 people<2> (see below for details).

While we don't have a date for the establishment of Corcoran, you might get a feel for its founding by knowing that they incorporated August 11, 1914.

Corcoran is 200 feet [61 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The telephone area code for Corcoran: (559)

The ZIP code for Corcoran: 93212<4>

Websites for Corcoran ...

Official Website:

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Corcoran had an population of 22,130 people. This is a decrease of 10.81% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 53.06% since the 2000 Census).

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 (with a count of 14,458 people).

More information can be found on the Census 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.

Communities near Corcoran ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Corcoran.

  • Tulare [Tulare County]
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    • Tulare [Tulare County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the northeast of Corcoran
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 66,797 people
    • Tulare has also been known as:
    • Tulare City
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tulare<6>
  • Hanford [Kings County]
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    • Hanford [Kings County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the north of Corcoran
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 58,352 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hanford
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hanford<6>
  • Lemoore [Kings County]
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    • Lemoore [Kings County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northwest of Corcoran
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 26,331 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lemoore
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lemoore<6>
  • Waukena [Tulare County]
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    • Home Garden [Kings County]
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      • Home Garden [Kings County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the north of Corcoran
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Home Garden
    • Tipton [Tulare County]
    • Alpaugh [Tulare County]
    • Stratford [Kings County]
    • Armona [Kings County]
    • Pixley [Tulare County]

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Corcoran. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Corcoran.

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 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Corcoran.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Corcoran. Our list includes 4 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Corcoran.

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 can read an overview with links that will help you 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.

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Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of California's counties, including Kings, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Corcoran.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Corcoran - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>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).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn 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 CorcoranOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Corcoran. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.0981, Longitude: -119.5637    
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






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