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Fresno, California

Fresno California
Full nameFresno
Settlement typeCity
CountryUnited States
IncorporatedOctober 12, 1885
City CouncilMayor Ashley Swearengin
Blong Xiong
Andreas Borgeas
Oliver Baines
Larry Westerlund
Sal Quintero
Lee Brand
Clint Olivier
City ManagerMark Scott
Total Area112.308 sq mi (290.9 km2)
Land Area111.957 sq mi (290 km2)
Water Area0.351 sq mi (0.9 km2)
Elevation296 ft (90.2 m)
Total Population510365 (1st in Fresno County
5th in California
34th in the United States) (2010)
Density (pop.)auto/km2 (0/sq mi)
Other information
Time zonePST (UTC-8)
- Summer (DST)PDT (UTC-7)
ZIP code93650, 93701-06, 93710, 93711, 93720-23, 93725-28, 93730, 93740, 93888
Area code559
FIPS code06-27000 
GNIS feature ID0277606 

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Fresno (c-eniconˈfrɛznoʊ ) is a city in California, United States, the county seat of Fresno County. As of the 2010 census, the city's population was 510,365, making it the fifth largest city in California, the largest inland city in California, and the 34th largest in the nation. Fresno is located in the center of the San Joaquin Valley of Central California, approximately 200 mi (321.9 km) north of Los Angeles, and 170 mi (273.6 km) south of the state capital, Sacramento. Metropolitan Fresno has a population of 1,107,416. The name Fresno is the Spanish language word for the ash tree, and an ash leaf is featured on the city's flag.

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