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Welcome to Visalia ...

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Visalia has a population of 133,010 people<1> (see below for details).

Visalia was incorporated February 27, 1874.

The community of Visalia is 310 feet [94 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

The telephone area code for Visalia: (559)

The ZIP codes for Visalia: 93277-93279, 93291-93292<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Visalia had a population of 124,442 people (which is 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 (which had a count of 91,565 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Visalia had an population of 133,010 people. This is an increase of 6.89% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 45.26% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Visalia ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Visalia and not the distance if you are going to drive it.<4>.

Community   2017
Population
DirectionDistance
Dinuba   [Map]   24,034   N   15 miles [24.1 km]
East Farmersville   [Map]   ---   E   6 miles [9.7 km]
Exeter   [Map]   10,553   E   9 miles [14.5 km]
Farmersville   [Map]   10,778   E   6 miles [9.7 km]
Hanford   [Map]   56,499   W   18 miles [29 km]
Kingsburg   [Map]   12,002   NW   18 miles [29 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby 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.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Visalia. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • 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 community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Visalia. Our list includes 39 papers.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Visalia:

Websites for Visalia ...

Official Website:   www.ci.visalia.ca.us/
 
Chamber of Commerce:   www.visaliachamber.org/

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 get an overview with links that will help you to 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.

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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: www.state.ca.us/



Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Visalia.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Visalia - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>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.

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance starting from Visalia. A straight line distance ignores things 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 (or directions), 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 for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Visalia

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Visalia. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.3271, Longitude: -119.3140     [Map].

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