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Kings County, CA
The county was named for Kings River

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Kings County is one of 58 counties in California.

The county is in the Hanford-Corcoran metro area.The estimated population in 2004 was 142,561. This was an increase of  10.12% from the 2000 census.

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Median household income
Local
$35,749
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Kings County demographic reports

In 2002, the per capita personal income in Kings County was $18,581. This was an increase of 15.7% from 1997. The 2002 figure was 60% of the national per capita income, which was $30,906.



County seat: Hanford
Of nation's counties, ranks No. 3 in production of cotton; 9 in production of peaches
(1997 Census of Agriculture)

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8% of Kings County residents report German ancestry, and 7% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Kings County ancestry & family history guide.

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Cemeteries

Cemeteries in Kings County include Calvary Cemetery, Corcoran Memorial Park, Grangeville Cemetery, Hanford Cemetery, Kings River Cemetery, Lakeside Cemetery, Lemoore Cemetery ... View cemeteries

Communities

Communities in Kings County include Armona, Avenal, Cimarron, Corcoran, Hanford, Lemoore ... View communities

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School districts in Kings County include Armona Union Elementary, Central Union Elementary, Corcoran Joint Unified, Delta View Joint Union Elementary, Hanford Elementary, Hanford Joint Union High, Island Union Elementary, Kings River-Hardwick Union Elementary, Kit Carson Union Elementary, Lakeside Union Elementary ... View school districts

To see school district boundaries, wait for the map to load in the new window, then select 'Legend.' Choose 'school districts' and update map.

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Libraries

Libraries in Kings County include Armona Community Library, Avenal Library, Corcoran Library, Hanford Library, Kettleman City Library, Lemoore Library, Stratford Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Kings County include Hanford Sentinel ... View newspapers

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Politics

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

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Travel

Hotels in Kings County include Best Western, Comfort Inn Hanford, Days Inn Lemoore, Irwin Street Inn, Sequoia Inn of Hanford

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