Fresno, California
City
City of Fresno
Downtown Fresno
Downtown Fresno
Flag of Fresno, California
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Official seal of Fresno, California
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Location of Fresno in Fresno County, California.
Location of Fresno in Fresno County, California.
Fresno, California is located in the US
Fresno, California
Fresno, California
Location in the United States
Coordinates: 36°45′N 119°46′W
Country United States
State California
County

Fresno


RegionSan Joaquin Valley
Railway station1872
IncorporatedOctober 12, 1885[1]
Named forSpanish for "ash tree"
Government
 • TypeMayor-Council
 • MayorLee Brand[2]
 • City managerWilma Quan-Schecter[3]
 • City council[4]Esmeralda Soria
Steve Brandau
Oliver Baines III
Paul Caprioglio
Luis Chavez
Garry Bredefeld
Clint Olivier
Area[5]
 • City114.70 sq mi (297.07 km2)
 • Land114.42 sq mi (296.34 km2)
 • Water0.28 sq mi (0.73 km2)  0.31%
Elevation[6]308 ft (94 m)
Population (2010)[7]
 • City494,665
 • Estimate (2017)[8]527,438
 • Rank1st in Fresno County
5th in California
34th in the United States
 • Density4,562.76/sq mi (1,761.69/km2)
 • Metro[9]972,297
Demonym(s)Fresnan
Time zonePacific (UTC−8)
 • Summer (DST)PDT (UTC−7)
ZIP codes[10]93650, 93701–93712, 93714–93718, 93720–93730, 93737, 93740, 93741, 93744, 93745, 93747, 93750, 93755, 93760, 93761, 93764, 93765, 93771–79, 93786, 93790–94, 93844, 93888
Area code559
FIPS code06-27000[11]
GNIS feature IDs2776062410546
Websitewww.fresno.gov