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Welcome to Fontana ...
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Fontana has a population of 214,632 people<2> (see below for details).
While we don't have a date for the establishment of Fontana, you might get a feel for its founding by knowing that they incorporated June 25, 1952.
Fontana is 1,290 feet [393 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Fontana lies in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT) and observes daylight saving time
The telephone area code for Fontana: (909)
The ZIP codes for Fontana: 92334-92337<4>
Websites for Fontana ...
Official Website: www.fontana.org/
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Fontana had an population of 214,632 people. This is an increase of 9.47% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 66.47% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Fontana had a population of 196,069 people (which is 9.63% of the total population of San Bernardino County). This makes Fontana the county's 2nd most populous community.
The population of Fontana represents 0.53% of the total population of California (which has 37,253,956 people), making it the state's 20th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 196,069 people, the population of Fontana increased 52.08% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 128,929 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Fontana.
Adding Fontana to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Fontana in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Fontana was on a map titled Road Map for California (from Shell Oil, 1956).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Fontana on our Genealogy Page.
Communities Also Named Fontana ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 4 communities that are also named Fontana - they are located in Kansas, Kentucky, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Fontana.
Communities near Fontana ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Fontana.
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 Fontana. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Fontana.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Fontana. 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 Fontana.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Fontana. Our list includes 11 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Fontana.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Fontana ...
Looking for more information about Fontana? 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 Fontana, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Fontana.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Fontana: www.fontana.org/
The official website for San Bernardino County: www.sbcounty.gov/
The official website for State of California: https://www.ca.gov/
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This page was last modified: 03 Aug 2021