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Welcome to Hanford ...
From the Census Estimates for 2017, Hanford has a population of 56,499 people<1> (see below for details).
Hanford was incorporated August 12, 1891.
The community of Hanford is 240 feet [73 m] above sea level.<2>.
Time Zone: Hanford lies in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT) and observes daylight saving time
Hanford lies within the (559) area code.
The ZIP codes for Hanford: 93230, 93232<3>
Population Details ...
At the time of the 2010 Census, Hanford had a population of 53,967 people (which is 35.28% of the total population of Kings County). This makes Hanford the county's most populous community.
The population of Hanford represents 0.14% of the population of California (which has 37,253,956 people), making it the state's 156th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 53,967 people, the population of Hanford increased 29.46% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 41,686 people).
Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Hanford had an population of 56,499 people. This is an increase of 4.69% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 35.53% since the 2000 Census).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Hanford.
Communities near Hanford ...
A sample of nearby communities can be found below.
Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Hanford and not the distance if you are driving.<4>.
To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Hanford.
Communities Also Named Hanford ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 7 communities that are also named Hanford - they are located in Iowa, Maine, Mississippi, New Jersey, Ohio, Virginia and Washington.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Hanford.
See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Hanford:
Websites for Hanford ...
Official Website: www.ci.hanford.ca.us/
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Hanford ...
Looking for more information about Hanford? 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 Hanford, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Hanford.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Hanford: www.ci.hanford.ca.us/
The official website for Kings County: www.countyofkings.com/
The official website for State of California: https://www.ca.gov/
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This page was last modified: 20 Feb 2019