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Fresno County, CA
The county name derives from Spanish for "ash tree"

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Fresno County is one of 58 counties in California.

The county is in the Fresno metro area.The estimated population in 2004 was 866,772. This was an increase of  8.43% from the 2000 census.

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Median household income
Local
$34,725
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Fresno County demographic reports

In 2002, the per capita personal income in Fresno County was $23,492. This was an increase of 22.6% from 1997. The 2002 figure was 76% of the national per capita income, which was $30,906.



County seat: Fresno
Of nation's counties, ranks No. 1 in production of grapes; 1 in production of cotton; 1 in production of tomatoes; 3 in production of peaches; 3 in production of plums and prunes; 5 in production of lettuce
(1997 Census of Agriculture)

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9% of Fresno County residents report German ancestry, and 6% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Fresno County ancestry & family history guide.

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Cemeteries

Cemeteries in Fresno County include Academy Cemetery, Acres Cemetery, Auberry Cemetery, Belmont Memorial Park, Bethany Cemetery, Bethel Cemetery, Calvary Cemetery, Clovis Cemetery, Dunlap Cemetery, Easton Cemetery ... View cemeteries

Communities

Communities in Fresno County include Auberry, Big Creek, Biola, Burrel, Calwa, Cantua Creek, Caruthers, Clovis, Coalinga, Conejo ... View communities

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Colleges in Fresno County include California Christian College, California State University - Fresno, Fresno City College, Fresno Pacific University, Heald College - Fresno, Mennonite Brethren Biblical Seminary, Reedley College, San Joaquin College of Law, West Hills Community College ... View colleges

School districts in Fresno County include Alvina Elementary, American Union Elementary, Big Creek Elementary, Burrel Union Elementary, Caruthers Unified, Central Unified, Clay Joint Elementary, Clovis Unified, Coalinga-Huron Joint Unified, Firebaugh-Las Deltas Joint Unified ... View school districts

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Libraries in Fresno County include Auberry Branch Library, Bear Mountain Station, Big Creek Station, Caruthers Neighborhood Library, Cedar Clinton Neighborhood Library, Central Library, Clovis Regional Library, Coalinga -- Huron USD Library District, Easton Neighborhood Library, Fig Garden Regional Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Fresno County include Clovis Independent, Fresno Bee, Selma Enterprise ... View newspapers

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Fresno County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Fresno County political report.

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Travel

Airports in Fresno County include Fresno Yosemite International

Hotels in Fresno County include Ambassador Inn & Suites, Americas Best Value Inn, Americas Best Value Inn Suites, Best Value Water Tree Inn, Best Western, Best Western, Best Western Big Country Inn, Best Western Clovis Cole, Best Western Garden Court Inn, Best Western Village Inn ... More hotels

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Pros: affordable

Cons: poor air quality

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