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Welcome to Visalia ...

The city of Visalia is located in Tulare County<1> and is the County Seat for Tulare County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Visalia has a population of 134,605 people<2> (see below for details).

Visalia was incorporated February 27, 1874.

The community of Visalia is 310 feet [94 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The area code for Visalia: (559)

The ZIP codes for Visalia: 93277-93279, 93291-93292<4>

Websites for Visalia ...

Official Website:   www.ci.visalia.ca.us/

Chamber of Commerce:   www.visaliachamber.org/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Visalia had an population of 134,605 people. This is an increase of 8.17% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 47% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Visalia had a population of 124,442 people (or 28.14% of the total population of Tulare County). This makes Visalia the county's most populous community.

The population of Visalia represents 0.33% of the total population of California (which has 37,253,956 people), making it the state's 44th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 124,442 people, the population of Visalia increased 35.91% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 91,565 people).

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

Communities Also Named Visalia ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Visalia - it's located in Kentucky.

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

Communities near Visalia ...

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

  • Tulare [Tulare County]
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    • Tulare [Tulare County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the south of Visalia
    • Estimated population in 2019: 65,496 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tulare
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tulare<6>
  • Hanford [Kings County]
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    • Hanford [Kings County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the west of Visalia
    • Estimated population in 2019: 57,703 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hanford
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hanford<6>
  • Dinuba [Tulare County]
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    • Dinuba [Tulare County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the north of Visalia
    • Estimated population in 2019: 24,461 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dinuba<6>
  • Lindsay [Tulare County]
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    • Lindsay [Tulare County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the southeast of Visalia
    • Estimated population in 2019: 13,463 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lindsay<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Kingsburg [Fresno County]
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      • Kingsburg [Fresno County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northwest of Visalia
      • Estimated population in 2019: 12,108 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kingsburg<6>
    • Farmersville [Tulare County]
    • Exeter [Tulare County]
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      • Exeter [Tulare County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the east of Visalia
      • Estimated population in 2019: 10,485 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Exeter
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Exeter<6>
    • Woodlake [Tulare County]
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      • Woodlake [Tulare County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the northeast of Visalia
      • Estimated population in 2019: 7,658 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Woodlake<6>
    • Loma [Tulare County]
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      • Loma [Tulare County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the south of Visalia
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    • East Farmersville [Tulare County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for East Farmersville
      • East Farmersville [Tulare County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the east of Visalia
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on East Farmersville

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

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Visalia. Our list includes 39 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Visalia.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Visalia ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for California

About Tulare County

About California

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Visalia: www.ci.visalia.ca.us/

The official website for Tulare County: www.co.tulare.ca.us/

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 Tulare, 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 Visalia.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Visalia - 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 Visalia). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Visalia or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

Our list of ZIP Codes for Visalia includes: 93277, 93278, 93291 & 93292.
<5>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 drawn from Point A (ie- Visalia) to Point B.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Visalia. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.3271, Longitude: -119.3140    
<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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