Fresno is a city in and the county seat of Fresno County, California, and the city is the largest inland city in the entire state of California. According to the most recent U.S. Census, conducted in 2010, the city’s population sits at just over 509,000, making it the fifth largest city in the state of California. It is a principal city in and the cultural and economic center of the Fresno-Clovis Metropolitan Statistical Area, home to over one million residents.
Fresno was founded in 1856 and was named for a large mountain, covered in ash trees, that sits along the San Joaquin River. The first railroad line came to the city in 1872, which helped the city boom and allowed for more rapid expansion.
As more people settled in the area, business began to boom, and by the turn of the 20th century Fresno was a bustling city in inland California. After the end of World War II, economic development slowed, though growth did not; today, Fresno is known for its blend of high-income housing as well as local businesses that help keep the economy chugging along.
Located in inland California, temperatures in Fresno tend to be warmer in the summer and colder in the winter than other cities further west. Average highs in the summer reach into the mid-to-upper 90’s, with triple digit temperatures fairly common. During the night, summer lows can drop down into the low-to-mid 60’s, and during the winter months average highs only peak in the mid-50’s while lows can drop down into the high 30’s and low 40’s.
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- City of Fresno Official Website: https://www.fresno.gov/
- Fresno on Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fresno,_California
- The Official Guide to Fresno: http://www.goblossomtrail.com/
- Fresno on City Data: http://www.city-data.com/city/Fresno-California.html
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