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Welcome to Porterville ...
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Porterville has a population of 59,599 people<2> (see below for details).
Porterville was incorporated May 7, 1902.
The community of Porterville is 440 feet [134 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Porterville lies in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT) and observes daylight saving time
The telephone area code for Porterville: (559)
The ZIP codes for Porterville: 93257-93258<4>
Websites for Porterville ...
Official Website: www.ci.porterville.ca.us/
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Porterville had an population of 59,599 people. This is an increase of 10.03% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 50.45% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Porterville had a population of 54,165 people (or 12.25% of the total population of Tulare County). This makes Porterville the county's 3rd most populous community.
The population of Porterville represents 0.15% of the total population of California (which has 37,253,956 people), making it the state's 154th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 54,165 people, the population of Porterville increased 36.73% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 39,615 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Porterville.
Communities Also Named Porterville ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 10 communities that are also named Porterville - they are located in Alabama, Illinois, Kansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, New York, Newfoundland and Labrador, Oregon, Texas and Utah.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Porterville.
Communities near Porterville ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Porterville.
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 Porterville. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Porterville.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Porterville. 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 Porterville.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Porterville. Our list includes 16 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Porterville.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Porterville ...
Looking for more information about Porterville? 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 Porterville, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Porterville.
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The official website for Porterville: www.ci.porterville.ca.us/
The official website for Tulare County: www.co.tulare.ca.us/
The official website for State of California: https://www.ca.gov/
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This page was last modified: 20 Sep 2020