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Hanford, California

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The purpose of this page is to identify those communities that are closest to Hanford, on a County-by-County basis. To explain further, let's use the example from the Genealogy Helper Page for Hanford:

We have great-grandparents who lived in a small city in the southwest corner of their home county. During their lives, most doctors were in the next county to the west. Almost all of the nearby churches and cemeteries were in the county to the south.

When doing our research, we make it a practice to expand our search by looking in neighboring counties in addition to the county in which they lived:  their home county contained property and probate records; the county to the west contained birth and death records; the county to the south contained their burial records. If we hadn't checked the neighboring counties, we would have missed many valuable sources of information.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Hanford and not the distance if you drove.<1>

If you're researching your genealogy, we hope that the following following information helps.

Hanford is located in Kings County and is the County Seat.

The following 5 counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Kings County: Fresno, Kern, Monterey, San Luis Obispo & Tulare.

Our Gazetteer shows that there are 303 communities within 40 miles [64.4 km] of Hanford. Of these communities, 260 are located in counties other than Kings County.

We usually exclude communities when we still need to verify their location,<2> but for the purpose of this page, we have included the unverified ('unver') and historic ('hist') communities.

After starting with the home county for Hanford (which is Kings County), we list the counties in alphabetical order and for each of those counties, the closest communities are listed in order of their distance from Hanford. For the following list, only those counties that contain communities within 40 miles [64.4 km] are displayed.

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Fresno County  
Madera County  
Tulare County  

Kings County     (The county where Hanford resides)
County Website:
County Seat for Kings:   Hanford
Genealogy Websites:
State of California       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Kings County       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Hanford Del Arroyo Estates (Unver)     [Map]     E   Less than 2 miles
Pitco (Unver)     [Map]     NW   Less than 2 miles
Fort Roosevelt (Unver)     [Map]     S   Less than 2 miles
Shell (Unver)     [Map]     SE   Less than 2 miles
Lucerne (Unver)     [Map]     N   2 miles [3.2 km]
Banner (Hist)     [Map]     NW   2 miles [3.2 km]
Home Garden     [Map]     S   2 miles [3.2 km]
Hamblin (Unver)     [Map]     SE   2 miles [3.2 km]
Shirley (Unver)     [Map]     N   3 miles [4.8 km]
Armona     [Map]     SW   3 miles [4.8 km]
Grangeville (Unver)     [Map]     W   3 miles [4.8 km]
Kimble (Hist)     [Map]     NW   4 miles [6.4 km]
Odessa (Hist)     [Map]     S   4 miles [6.4 km]
Remnoy (Unver)     [Map]     E   5 miles [8 km]
Hardwick     [Map]     NW   5 miles [8 km]
Orion (Hist)     [Map]     SW   5 miles [8 km]
Hasset (Hist)     [Map]     NW   6 miles [9.7 km]
Kingston (Unver)     [Map]     NW   6 miles [9.7 km]
Lemoore     [Map]     W   7 miles [11.3 km]
Cornwell (Hist)     [Map]     NW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Guernsey (Unver)     [Map]     S   8 miles [12.9 km]
Halls Corner (Unver)     [Map]     W   8 miles [12.9 km]
Hub     [Map]     NW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Santa Rosa Rancheria (Unver)     [Map]     SW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Cimarron (Unver)     [Map]     W   9 miles [14.5 km]
Gepford (Unver)     [Map]     W   9 miles [14.5 km]
Rossi (Unver)     [Map]     W   10 miles [16.1 km]
Cuneo (Hist)     [Map]     SW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Marsala (Hist)     [Map]     SW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Lethent (Hist)     [Map]     W   13 miles [20.9 km]
Bean (Hist)     [Map]     S   14 miles [22.5 km]
Stratford     [Map]     SW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Helm Corner (Unver)     [Map]     S   16 miles [25.7 km]
Corcoran     [Map]     S   17 miles [27.4 km]
South Corcoran (Unver)     [Map]     S   18 miles [29 km]
Vanguard     [Map]     W   18 miles [29 km]
Murray (Unver)     [Map]     SW   26 miles [41.8 km]
Millham City (Hist)     [Map]     SW   28 miles [45.1 km]
Kettleman City     [Map]     SW   29 miles [46.7 km]
Kettleman Station (Unver)     [Map]     SW   29 miles [46.7 km]
Hydril (Unver)     [Map]     SW   33 miles [53.1 km]
Avenal     [Map]     SW   35 miles [56.3 km]
Reef Station (Unver)     [Map]     SW   38 miles [61.2 km]

Fresno County
Given the large number of communities that are located in Fresno County, we have limited the list to those within 36 miles [57.9 km] of Hanford (about 100 communities).
County Website:
County Seat for Fresno:   Fresno
Genealogy Websites:
State of California       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Fresno County       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Laton     [Map]     N   6 miles [9.7 km]
Whitmores Ferry (Unver)     [Map]     NW   6 miles [9.7 km]
Lillis (Hist)     [Map]     NW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Clint (Unver)     [Map]     NW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Laguna de Tache (Unver)     [Map]     NW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Camden (Unver)     [Map]     NW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Wildflower (Unver)     [Map]     N   11 miles [17.7 km]
Robinson (Hist)     [Map]     W   11 miles [17.7 km]
Conejo     [Map]     N   12 miles [19.3 km]
Kingsburg     [Map]     N   13 miles [20.9 km]
Riverdale     [Map]     NW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Wineland (Unver)     [Map]     N   14 miles [22.5 km]
Selma     [Map]     N   15 miles [24.1 km]
Schilling (Unver)     [Map]     W   15 miles [24.1 km]
Monmouth (Unver)     [Map]     N   16 miles [25.7 km]
Elm View (Unver)     [Map]     NW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Lanare     [Map]     W   16 miles [25.7 km]
Caruthers     [Map]     NW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Bender (Hist)     [Map]     NW   18 miles [29 km]
Bowles     [Map]     N   19 miles [30.6 km]
Fowler     [Map]     N   19 miles [30.6 km]
Parlier     [Map]     N   19 miles [30.6 km]
Miley (Unver)     [Map]     N   20 miles [32.2 km]
Lacjac (Unver)     [Map]     NE   20 miles [32.2 km]
Reedley     [Map]     NE   20 miles [32.2 km]
Smiths Ferry (Unver)     [Map]     NE   20 miles [32.2 km]
Uva (Unver)     [Map]     NE   20 miles [32.2 km]
Del Rey     [Map]     N   21 miles [33.8 km]
Fargo (Hist)     [Map]     N   21 miles [33.8 km]
Oleander (Unver)     [Map]     N   21 miles [33.8 km]
Burrel     [Map]     NW   21 miles [33.8 km]
Westhaven (Unver)     [Map]     SW   21 miles [33.8 km]
Easton     [Map]     N   22 miles [35.4 km]
Raisin City     [Map]     NW   22 miles [35.4 km]
Lone Star     [Map]     N   24 miles [38.6 km]
Malaga     [Map]     N   24 miles [38.6 km]
Mattei (Unver)     [Map]     N   24 miles [38.6 km]
Reka (Hist)     [Map]     N   24 miles [38.6 km]
Wolf (Unver)     [Map]     N   24 miles [38.6 km]
Calwa     [Map]     N   25 miles [40.2 km]
Cecile (Unver)     [Map]     N   25 miles [40.2 km]
Sanger     [Map]     N   25 miles [40.2 km]
Wahtoke (Unver)     [Map]     NE   25 miles [40.2 km]
Calflax (Unver)     [Map]     W   25 miles [40.2 km]
Butler (Hist)     [Map]     N   26 miles [41.8 km]
Clotho (Unver)     [Map]     N   26 miles [41.8 km]
Eshel (Hist)     [Map]     N   26 miles [41.8 km]
Goldleaf (Unver)     [Map]     N   26 miles [41.8 km]
Ivesta (Unver)     [Map]     N   26 miles [41.8 km]
Locans (Unver)     [Map]     N   26 miles [41.8 km]
Cella (Unver)     [Map]     NE   26 miles [41.8 km]
Orange Cove     [Map]     NE   26 miles [41.8 km]
Five Points     [Map]     W   26 miles [41.8 km]
Huron     [Map]     W   26 miles [41.8 km]
Navelencia (Unver)     [Map]     NE   27 miles [43.5 km]
West Park     [Map]     NW   27 miles [43.5 km]
Westside (Unver)     [Map]     W   27 miles [43.5 km]
Centerville (Unver)     [Map]     N   28 miles [45.1 km]
Granz (Hist)     [Map]     N   28 miles [45.1 km]
Las Palmas (Unver)     [Map]     N   28 miles [45.1 km]
Minkler     [Map]     N   28 miles [45.1 km]
Sunnyside (Unver)     [Map]     N   28 miles [45.1 km]
Helm     [Map]     NW   28 miles [45.1 km]
McMullin (Hist)     [Map]     NW   28 miles [45.1 km]
Nares (Hist)     [Map]     NW   28 miles [45.1 km]
Big Bunch (Unver)     [Map]     N   29 miles [46.7 km]
Bronge (Hist)     [Map]     N   29 miles [46.7 km]
Burness (Unver)     [Map]     N   29 miles [46.7 km]
Cameo (Unver)     [Map]     N   29 miles [46.7 km]
Cincotta (Unver)     [Map]     N   29 miles [46.7 km]
Elk (Unver)     [Map]     N   29 miles [46.7 km]
Fort Camp (Hist)     [Map]     N   29 miles [46.7 km]
Hammond (Unver)     [Map]     N   29 miles [46.7 km]
Riverbend (Unver)     [Map]     N   29 miles [46.7 km]
Zediker (Unver)     [Map]     N   29 miles [46.7 km]
Edmiston (Unver)     [Map]     N   30 miles [48.3 km]
Oakhurst (Hist)     [Map]     N   30 miles [48.3 km]
Tarpey (Unver)     [Map]     N   30 miles [48.3 km]
Vanris (Hist)     [Map]     N   30 miles [48.3 km]
Fresno     [Map]     N   31 miles [49.9 km]
Tarpey Village     [Map]     N   31 miles [49.9 km]
Nevills (Hist)     [Map]     NW   31 miles [49.9 km]
Pratton     [Map]     NW   31 miles [49.9 km]
Fig Garden (Unver)     [Map]     N   32 miles [51.5 km]
Melvin (Unver)     [Map]     N   32 miles [51.5 km]
Gravesboro     [Map]     NE   32 miles [51.5 km]
Caldwell (Hist)     [Map]     NW   32 miles [51.5 km]
Rolinda     [Map]     NW   32 miles [51.5 km]
Biola Junction (Unver)     [Map]     N   33 miles [53.1 km]
Clovis     [Map]     N   33 miles [53.1 km]
Muscatel (Unver)     [Map]     N   33 miles [53.1 km]
Avocado (Unver)     [Map]     NE   33 miles [53.1 km]
Floyd     [Map]     NW   33 miles [53.1 km]
Rugg (Hist)     [Map]     NW   33 miles [53.1 km]
Glorietta (Unver)     [Map]     N   34 miles [54.7 km]
Hoffman Point (Unver)     [Map]     NE   34 miles [54.7 km]
Highway City     [Map]     NW   34 miles [54.7 km]
Turk (Unver)     [Map]     W   34 miles [54.7 km]
Figarden (Unver)     [Map]     N   35 miles [56.3 km]
Pinedale     [Map]     N   35 miles [56.3 km]
Squaw Valley     [Map]     NE   35 miles [56.3 km]
Kerman     [Map]     NW   35 miles [56.3 km]
San Joaquin     [Map]     NW   35 miles [56.3 km]
Collins (Hist)     [Map]     N   36 miles [57.9 km]
Sierra Sky Park (Unver)     [Map]     N   36 miles [57.9 km]
Piedra     [Map]     NE   36 miles [57.9 km]
Dickerson (Hist)     [Map]     NW   36 miles [57.9 km]
Raco     [Map]     NW   36 miles [57.9 km]

Madera County
County Website:
County Seat for Madera:   Madera
Genealogy Websites:
State of California       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Madera County       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
San Joaquin River Estates (Unver)     [Map]     N   37 miles [59.5 km]
Rolling Hills (Unver)     [Map]     N   39 miles [62.8 km]
Gregg (Unver)     [Map]     NW   40 miles [64.4 km]

Tulare County
Given the large number of communities that are located in Tulare County, we have limited the list to those within 34 miles [54.7 km] of Hanford (about 100 communities).
County Website:
County Seat for Tulare:   Visalia
Genealogy Websites:
State of California       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Tulare County       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Traver     [Map]     NE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Goshen     [Map]     E   12 miles [19.3 km]
Midvalley (Unver)     [Map]     E   14 miles [22.5 km]
London     [Map]     NE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Tagus (Unver)     [Map]     E   16 miles [25.7 km]
Delft Colony (Unver)     [Map]     NE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Paige (Unver)     [Map]     SE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Waukena     [Map]     SE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Chinowths Corner (Unver)     [Map]     E   17 miles [27.4 km]
Visalia     [Map]     E   18 miles [29 km]
Ivory (Unver)     [Map]     NE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Smyrna (Hist)     [Map]     NE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Imhoff (Unver)     [Map]     SE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Tulare     [Map]     SE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Ambler (Unver)     [Map]     E   20 miles [32.2 km]
Elba (Unver)     [Map]     E   20 miles [32.2 km]
Higby (Unver)     [Map]     E   20 miles [32.2 km]
Loma     [Map]     E   20 miles [32.2 km]
Peral (Unver)     [Map]     E   20 miles [32.2 km]
Dinuba     [Map]     NE   20 miles [32.2 km]
Monson (Unver)     [Map]     NE   20 miles [32.2 km]
North Dinuba (Unver)     [Map]     NE   20 miles [32.2 km]
Burling (Hist)     [Map]     SE   20 miles [32.2 km]
Swall (Unver)     [Map]     E   21 miles [33.8 km]
Enson (Unver)     [Map]     NE   21 miles [33.8 km]
Sultana     [Map]     NE   21 miles [33.8 km]
Tokay (Unver)     [Map]     NE   21 miles [33.8 km]
Turnbull (Hist)     [Map]     S   21 miles [33.8 km]
Rector (Unver)     [Map]     E   22 miles [35.4 km]
Taurusa (Unver)     [Map]     E   22 miles [35.4 km]
Calgro (Unver)     [Map]     NE   22 miles [35.4 km]
Blanco (Unver)     [Map]     S   22 miles [35.4 km]
Cutler     [Map]     NE   23 miles [37 km]
Yettem     [Map]     NE   23 miles [37 km]
Octol (Unver)     [Map]     SE   23 miles [37 km]
Cameron Creek Colony (Unver)     [Map]     E   24 miles [38.6 km]
Farmersville     [Map]     E   24 miles [38.6 km]
Ivanhoe     [Map]     E   24 miles [38.6 km]
Mitchell Corner (Unver)     [Map]     E   24 miles [38.6 km]
Spinks Corner (Unver)     [Map]     E   24 miles [38.6 km]
Orosi     [Map]     NE   24 miles [38.6 km]
Wimp (Unver)     [Map]     NE   24 miles [38.6 km]
Wyeth (Unver)     [Map]     NE   24 miles [38.6 km]
East Farmersville     [Map]     E   25 miles [40.2 km]
Giant Oak (Hist)     [Map]     E   25 miles [40.2 km]
Twin Buttes (Unver)     [Map]     E   25 miles [40.2 km]
East Orosi     [Map]     NE   25 miles [40.2 km]
Seville (Unver)     [Map]     NE   25 miles [40.2 km]
Rayo (Unver)     [Map]     E   26 miles [41.8 km]
Primero (Hist)     [Map]     NE   26 miles [41.8 km]
Angiola (Unver)     [Map]     S   26 miles [41.8 km]
Lort (Unver)     [Map]     E   27 miles [43.5 km]
Musk (Hist)     [Map]     E   27 miles [43.5 km]
Tipton     [Map]     SE   27 miles [43.5 km]
Antes (Unver)     [Map]     E   28 miles [45.1 km]
Exeter     [Map]     E   28 miles [45.1 km]
Fane (Unver)     [Map]     E   28 miles [45.1 km]
Hillmaid (Unver)     [Map]     E   28 miles [45.1 km]
Matchin (Unver)     [Map]     E   28 miles [45.1 km]
Redbanks (Unver)     [Map]     E   28 miles [45.1 km]
Venida (Unver)     [Map]     E   28 miles [45.1 km]
West Venida (Unver)     [Map]     E   28 miles [45.1 km]
Alfac (Hist)     [Map]     SE   28 miles [45.1 km]
Lowes Corner (Unver)     [Map]     SE   28 miles [45.1 km]
Cairns Corner (Unver)     [Map]     E   29 miles [46.7 km]
List (Unver)     [Map]     E   29 miles [46.7 km]
Rocky Hill (Unver)     [Map]     E   29 miles [46.7 km]
Sequoia (Unver)     [Map]     E   29 miles [46.7 km]
Toolville (Unver)     [Map]     E   29 miles [46.7 km]
Woodlake Junction     [Map]     E   29 miles [46.7 km]
Quail (Unver)     [Map]     SE   29 miles [46.7 km]
Spa (Hist)     [Map]     SE   29 miles [46.7 km]
Burr (Unver)     [Map]     E   30 miles [48.3 km]
Elderwood (Unver)     [Map]     E   30 miles [48.3 km]
Grey Rocks (Hist)     [Map]     E   30 miles [48.3 km]
Merryman (Unver)     [Map]     E   30 miles [48.3 km]
Saint Johns (Unver)     [Map]     E   30 miles [48.3 km]
Woodlake     [Map]     E   30 miles [48.3 km]
Harmony (Unver)     [Map]     SE   30 miles [48.3 km]
Lairds Corner (Unver)     [Map]     SE   30 miles [48.3 km]
Woodville     [Map]     SE   30 miles [48.3 km]
Lucca (Unver)     [Map]     E   31 miles [49.9 km]
Sides (Hist)     [Map]     E   31 miles [49.9 km]
Tonyville (Unver)     [Map]     E   31 miles [49.9 km]
Vance (Unver)     [Map]     E   31 miles [49.9 km]
Yokohl (Unver)     [Map]     E   31 miles [49.9 km]
Plainview (Unver)     [Map]     SE   31 miles [49.9 km]
Stoil (Unver)     [Map]     SE   31 miles [49.9 km]
Lindcove (Unver)     [Map]     E   32 miles [51.5 km]
Lindsay     [Map]     E   32 miles [51.5 km]
Naranjo (Unver)     [Map]     E   32 miles [51.5 km]
Reynolds (Hist)     [Map]     E   32 miles [51.5 km]
Alpaugh     [Map]     S   32 miles [51.5 km]
West Alpaugh (Hist)     [Map]     S   32 miles [51.5 km]
Pixley     [Map]     SE   32 miles [51.5 km]
Pleasant Grove (Hist)     [Map]     SE   32 miles [51.5 km]
Fayette (Unver)     [Map]     E   33 miles [53.1 km]
Goodale (Unver)     [Map]     E   33 miles [53.1 km]
Hawkins (Hist)     [Map]     E   33 miles [53.1 km]
Stout (Unver)     [Map]     E   33 miles [53.1 km]
Worthing (Hist)     [Map]     E   33 miles [53.1 km]
Cotton Center (Unver)     [Map]     SE   33 miles [53.1 km]
Vincent (Unver)     [Map]     SE   33 miles [53.1 km]
Citro (Unver)     [Map]     E   34 miles [54.7 km]
Lemon Cove     [Map]     E   34 miles [54.7 km]
Sandspur (Hist)     [Map]     E   34 miles [54.7 km]
Sierra Heights (Unver)     [Map]     E   34 miles [54.7 km]
Auckland (Unver)     [Map]     NE   34 miles [54.7 km]
Poplar     [Map]     SE   34 miles [54.7 km]

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Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance that stretches from Hanford. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Hanford) 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 Hanford. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Hanford

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Hanford. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.3427, Longitude: -119.6461     [Map].

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<2>Our data comes from many sources and some sources are more dependable than others. When we add communities to our Gazetteer, we try to verify that we have the correct location for the community. We mark a community as 'Unverified' when we aren't confident about our data and want to do further checking.

We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now.

Since our Gazetteer contains over 100,000 communities, verifying everything is going to take time. If you find an error or can help us to improve our accuracy, please let us know.

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