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Huron, California

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Welcome to Huron ...

The city of Huron is located in Fresno County<1>.

When the people of Huron refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Huronite<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Huron has a population of 7,102 people<3> (see below for details).

Huron was established in 1888 and was incorporated May 3, 1951.

The community of Huron is 360 feet [110 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Huron is located in the (559) area code.

The ZIP code for Huron: 93234<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Huron had an population of 7,102 people. This is an increase of 5.15% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 12.62% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Huron had a population of 6,754 people. This makes Huron the county's 13th most populous community.

The population of Huron represents 0.02% of the total population of California (which has 37,253,956 people), making it the state's 406th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 6,754 people, the population of Huron increased 7.1% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 6,306 people).

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

Communities Also Named Huron ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 22 communities that are also named Huron - they are located in Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Georgia, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas (2), Louisiana, Michigan (3), Mississippi, Missouri, New York, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas and Wisconsin.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Huron.

Communities near Huron ...

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

  • Lemoore (18 miles [29 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lemoore
    • Lemoore lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the east of Huron and is located in Kings County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 26,331 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lemoore
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lemoore<7>
  • Coalinga (15 miles [24.1 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Coalinga
    • Coalinga lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the west of Huron and is located in Fresno County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 17,591 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Coalinga
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Coalinga<7>
  • Avenal (14 miles [22.5 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Avenal
    • Avenal lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the south of Huron and is located in Kings County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 13,362 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Avenal
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Avenal<7>
  • Vanguard (8 miles [12.9 km] to the northeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Vanguard
    • Vanguard lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the northeast of Huron and is located in Kings County
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Vanguard have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Vanguard
  • Millham City (12 miles [19.3 km] to the southeast) - Historic
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Millham City
    • Millham City was located 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the southeast of Huron and is located in Kings County
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Millham City have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
  • Five Points (15 miles [24.1 km] to the north)
  • Kettleman City (15 miles [24.1 km] to the southeast)
  • Stratford (15 miles [24.1 km] to the east)
  • Lanare (18 miles [29 km] to the northeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lanare
    • Lanare lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the northeast of Huron and is located in Fresno County
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lanare
  • Burrel (20 miles [32.2 km] to the north)

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 Huron. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Huron.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Huron. 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 Huron.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Huron. See our Newspapers Page for Huron.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Huron ...

Looking for more information about Huron? 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 Huron, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Huron.

Adding Huron to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Huron 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 Huron was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Huron on a map titled Shell Oil Road Map for California (1956).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Huron on our Genealogy Page.

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Mentions & References for Huron

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Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of California's counties, including Fresno, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>A demonym is the name for a resident of a community which is usually derived from (or is related to) the name of that community. In other words, it's how the residents of Huron refer to themselves. It's important to note that there aren't any rules for taking a city's name and turning it into a demonym. A demonym is informal and while the majority of Huron may use one name, keep in mind that others may use something different.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Huron.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Huron - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>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 Huron). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Huron or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<6>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 from Point A (ie- Huron) 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 Huron. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from HuronOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Huron. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.2045, Longitude: -120.0996    
<7>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<8>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.






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