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Welcome to Fontana ...

The city of Fontana is located in San Bernardino County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Fontana has a population of 214,547 people<2> (see below for details).

Fontana was incorporated June 25, 1952.

The community of 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 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 214,547 people. This is an increase of 9.42% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 66.41% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Fontana had a population of 196,069 people (or 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 (which had a count of 128,929 people).

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

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.

  • Riverside [Riverside County]
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    • Riverside [Riverside County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the south of Fontana
    • Estimated population in 2019: 331,360 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Riverside
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Riverside<6>
  • San Bernardino [San Bernardino County]
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    • San Bernardino [San Bernardino County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the east of Fontana
    • Estimated population in 2019: 215,784 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for San Bernardino<6>
  • Moreno Valley [Riverside County]
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    • Moreno Valley [Riverside County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Fontana
    • Estimated population in 2019: 213,055 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Moreno Valley<6>
  • Ontario [San Bernardino County]
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    • Ontario [San Bernardino County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the west of Fontana
    • Estimated population in 2019: 185,010 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ontario<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Rancho Cucamonga [San Bernardino County]
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      • Rancho Cucamonga [San Bernardino County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the west of Fontana
      • Estimated population in 2019: 177,603 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rancho Cucamonga<6>
    • Corona [Riverside County]
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      • Corona [Riverside County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southwest of Fontana
      • Estimated population in 2019: 169,868 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Corona<6>
    • Pomona [Los Angeles County]
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      • Pomona [Los Angeles County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the west of Fontana
      • Estimated population in 2019: 151,691 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pomona<6>
    • Jurupa Valley [Riverside County]
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      • Jurupa Valley [Riverside County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the south of Fontana
      • Estimated population in 2019: 109,527 people
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    • Chino [San Bernardino County]
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      • Chino [San Bernardino County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the southwest of Fontana
      • Estimated population in 2019: 94,371 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Chino<6>
    • Chino Hills [San Bernardino County]
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      • Chino Hills [San Bernardino County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southwest of Fontana
      • Estimated population in 2015: 78,309 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chino Hills
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Chino Hills<6>

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.

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About San Bernardino County

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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/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of California's counties, including San Bernardino, 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 Fontana.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Fontana - 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 Fontana). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Fontana or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

Our list of ZIP Codes for Fontana includes: 92334, 92335, 92336 & 92337.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Fontana) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Fontana. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Fontana

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Fontana. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.1067, Longitude: -117.4362    
<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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