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Tulare County is a county located in the Central Valley
California Central Valley
California's Central Valley is a large, flat valley that dominates the central portion of California. It is home to California's most productive agricultural efforts. The valley stretches approximately from northwest to southeast inland and parallel to the Pacific Ocean coast. Its northern half is...

 of the U.S. state
U.S. state
A U.S. state is any one of the 50 federated states of the United States of America that share sovereignty with the federal government. Because of this shared sovereignty, an American is a citizen both of the federal entity and of his or her state of domicile. Four states use the official title of...

 of California
California
California is a state located on the West Coast of the United States. It is by far the most populous U.S. state, and the third-largest by land area...

, south of Fresno
Fresno, California
Fresno is a city in central 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...

. Sequoia National Park
Sequoia National Park
Sequoia National Park is a national park in the southern Sierra Nevada east of Visalia, California, in the United States. It was established on September 25, 1890. The park spans . Encompassing a vertical relief of nearly , the park contains among its natural resources the highest point in the...

 is located in the county, as are part of Kings Canyon National Park
Kings Canyon National Park
Kings Canyon National Park is a National Park in the southern Sierra Nevada, east of Fresno, California. The park was established in 1940 and covers...

, in its northeast corner (shared with Fresno County
Fresno County, California
Fresno County is a county located in the Central Valley of the U.S. state of California, south of Stockton and north of Bakersfield. As of the 2010 census, it is the tenth most populous county in California with a population of 930,450, and the sixth largest in size with an area of . The county...

), and part of Mount Whitney
Mount Whitney
Mount Whitney is the highest summit in the contiguous United States with an elevation of . It is on the boundary between California's Inyo and Tulare counties, west-northwest of the lowest point in North America at Badwater in Death Valley National Park...

, on its eastern border (shared with Inyo County
Inyo County, California
-National protected areas:* Death Valley National Park * Inyo National Forest * Manzanar National Historic Site-Major highways:* U.S. Route 6* U.S. Route 395* State Route 127* State Route 136* State Route 168* State Route 178...

). As of the 2010 census, the population was 442,179, up from 368,021 at the 2000 census. Its county seat
County seat
A county seat is an administrative center, or seat of government, for a county or civil parish. The term is primarily used in the United States....

 is Visalia
Visalia, California
Visalia is a Central California city situated in the heart of California’s agricultural San Joaquin Valley, approximately southeast of San Francisco and north of Los Angeles...

.

The county is named for Tulare Lake
Tulare Lake
Tulare Lake, named Laguna de Tache by the Spanish, is a fresh-water dry lake with residual wetlands and marshes in southern San Joaquin Valley, California...

, once the largest freshwater lake west of the Great Lakes
Great Lakes
The Great Lakes are a collection of freshwater lakes located in northeastern North America, on the Canada – United States border. Consisting of Lakes Superior, Michigan, Huron, Erie, and Ontario, they form the largest group of freshwater lakes on Earth by total surface, coming in second by volume...

. Drained for agricultural development, the site is now in Kings County
Kings County, California
Kings County is a county located in the Central Valley of the U.S. state of California. It is located in a rich agricultural region. Kings County is also home to NAS Lemoore, which is the U.S. Navy's newest and largest master jet air station. The county seat is Hanford...

, which was created in 1893 from the western portion of the formerly larger Tulare County.

History


The land was occupied for thousands of years by varying cultures of indigenous peoples
Indigenous peoples
Indigenous peoples are ethnic groups that are defined as indigenous according to one of the various definitions of the term, there is no universally accepted definition but most of which carry connotations of being the "original inhabitants" of a territory....

. Beginning in the seventeenth century, Spain established missions to colonize the area and convert the American Indians to Christianity. Comandante Pedro Fages
Pedro Fages
Pere Fages Beleta , nicknamed L'Ós , was a soldier, explorer, and the second Spanish military Governor of Las Californias Province of New Spain from 1770 to 1774, and the Governor of Las Californias from 1782 to 1791.-Life:...

, while hunting for deserters in 1772, discovered a great lake
Lake
A lake is a body of relatively still fresh or salt water of considerable size, localized in a basin, that is surrounded by land. Lakes are inland and not part of the ocean and therefore are distinct from lagoons, and are larger and deeper than ponds. Lakes can be contrasted with rivers or streams,...

 surrounded by marsh
Marsh
In geography, a marsh, or morass, is a type of wetland that is subject to frequent or continuous flood. Typically the water is shallow and features grasses, rushes, reeds, typhas, sedges, other herbaceous plants, and moss....

es and filled with rush
Juncaceae
Juncaceae, the rush family, are a monocotyledonous family of flowering plants. There are eight genera and about 400 species. Members of the Juncaceae are slow-growing, rhizomatous, herbaceous plants, and they may superficially resemble grasses. They often grow on infertile soils in a wide range...

es; he named it Los Tules (the tules). It is from this lake that the county derives its name. The root of the name Tulare is found in the Mexican
Spanish language
Spanish , also known as Castilian , is a Romance language in the Ibero-Romance group that evolved from several languages and dialects in central-northern Iberia around the 9th century and gradually spread with the expansion of the Kingdom of Castile into central and southern Iberia during the...

 word tullin, designating cattail or similar reeds.

After Mexico achieved independence, it continued to rule California. The United States defeated Mexico in 1848, and European Americans formed Tulare County from parts of Mariposa County
Mariposa County, California
Mariposa County is a county in the U.S. state of California, located in the western foothills of the Sierra Nevada mountains. It lies north of Fresno, east of Merced, and southeast of Stockton. As of the 2010 census, the population was 18,251 up from 17,130 at the 2000 census...

 in 1852. Parts of the county's territory were given to Fresno County
Fresno County, California
Fresno County is a county located in the Central Valley of the U.S. state of California, south of Stockton and north of Bakersfield. As of the 2010 census, it is the tenth most populous county in California with a population of 930,450, and the sixth largest in size with an area of . The county...

 in 1856, to Kern County
Kern County, California
Spreading across the southern end of the California Central Valley, Kern County is the fifth-largest county by population in California. Its economy is heavily linked to agriculture and to petroleum extraction, and there is a strong aviation and space presence. Politically, it has generally...

 in 1866, to Inyo County
Inyo County, California
-National protected areas:* Death Valley National Park * Inyo National Forest * Manzanar National Historic Site-Major highways:* U.S. Route 6* U.S. Route 395* State Route 127* State Route 136* State Route 168* State Route 178...

 in 1866 and Kings County
Kings County, California
Kings County is a county located in the Central Valley of the U.S. state of California. It is located in a rich agricultural region. Kings County is also home to NAS Lemoore, which is the U.S. Navy's newest and largest master jet air station. The county seat is Hanford...

 in 1893.

The infectious disease Tularemia
Tularemia
Tularemia is a serious infectious disease caused by the bacterium Francisella tularensis. A Gram-negative, nonmotile coccobacillus, the bacterium has several subspecies with varying degrees of virulence. The most important of those is F...

 caused by the bacterium Francisella tularensis is named after Tulare County.

In 1908 Colonel Allen Allensworth and associates founded Allensworth
Allensworth, California
Allensworth is a census-designated place in Tulare County, California. Allensworth sits at an elevation of . The 2010 United States census reported Allensworth's population was 471....

 as a black farming community. They intended to develop a place where African Americans could thrive free of white discrimination. It was the only community in California founded, financed and governed by African Americans. While its first years were highly successful, the community encountered environmental problems from dropping water tables which eventually caused it to fail. Today the historic area is preserved as the Colonel Allensworth State Historic Park
Colonel Allensworth State Historic Park
Colonel Allensworth State Historic Park is a state park unit of California, USA, preserving Allensworth, the only California town to be founded, financed and governed by African Americans. The small farming community was founded in 1908 by Lt. Colonel Allen Allensworth, Professor William Payne,...

, which is listed on the National Register of Historic Places
National Register of Historic Places
The National Register of Historic Places is the United States government's official list of districts, sites, buildings, structures, and objects deemed worthy of preservation...

.

Economy


The dairy industry, with sales of milk products, brings in the most revenue for the county, typically more than US$
United States dollar
The United States dollar , also referred to as the American dollar, is the official currency of the United States of America. It is divided into 100 smaller units called cents or pennies....

 1 billion a year annually. Oranges, grapes, and cattle-related commodities also earn hundreds of millions of dollars annually.

In 2001, Tulare became the most productive county in the U.S. in terms of agricultural revenues, at US$ 3.5 billion annually. It surpassed Fresno County's US$ 3.2 billion, which had held the top spot for over two decades. Due to the importance of agriculture in the county as well as its location in the state, since 1968 the city of Tulare
Tulare, California
Tulare is a city in Tulare County, California, United States. The population was 59,278 at the 2010 census.Just eight miles south of Visalia, it is part of the Census Bureau's designation of the Visalia Metropolitan Area. The city is named for the currently dry Tulare Lake, once the largest...

 has been the site of the annual World Ag Expo
World Ag Expo
The World Ag Expo is one of the world's largest agricultural expositions. Each year it is held in Tulare, California, in the United States during the second week of February...

, the world's largest agricultural exposition.

Minor league sports teams, such as the baseball Visalia Rawhide of the class-A level California League
California League
The California League is a Class A Advanced minor league baseball league which operates throughout the state of California. Before 2002, it was classified as a "High-A" league, indicating its status as a Class A league with the highest level of competition within that classification, and the fifth...

 (an affiliate to the Arizona Diamondbacks
Arizona Diamondbacks
The Arizona Diamondbacks are a professional baseball team based in Phoenix. They play in the West Division of Major League Baseball's National League. From 1998 to the present, they have played in Chase Field...

), two teams of the Minor League Football Association in Tulare and Visalia, and four teams of the Central California Basketball League based in Porterville, attract many residents and add to the amenities in the county.

Top employers


According to the County's 2010 Comprehensive Annual Financial Report, the top employers in the county are:
# Employer # of Employees
1 County of Tulare 4,320
2 Porterville Developmental Center
California Department of Developmental Services
The California Department of Developmental Services is a state agency of California, headquartered in Downtown Sacramento. The agency provides services for California residents with several developmental disabilities, such as autism, cerebral palsy, epilepsy, mental retardation and conditions...

3,000
3 Kaweah Delta Medical Center
Kaweah Delta Medical Center
The Kaweah Delta Medical Center is a 454-bed hospital located in Visalia, California, USA. It is operated by the Kaweah Delta Healthcare District, a political subdivision of the State of California which is governed by an elected board of directors.-Overview:...

2,000
4 Ruiz Foods
Ruiz Foods
Ruiz Foods is an American food production and service company based in Dinuba, California founded in 1964. As of April 2010, it was the top seller of frozen Mexican dishes in the US. Under the brand names of El Monterey and Tornados it produces around 200 frozen Mexican foods for grocery stores...

1,800
5 Wal-Mart
Wal-Mart
Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. , branded as Walmart since 2008 and Wal-Mart before then, is an American public multinational corporation that runs chains of large discount department stores and warehouse stores. The company is the world's 18th largest public corporation, according to the Forbes Global 2000...

1,692
6 College of the Sequoias
College of the Sequoias
College of the Sequoias is a public two-year community college located in Visalia in Tulare County, in California's San Joaquin Valley. The current enrollment of COS is 13,000 students, and the college offers a variety of transfer, vocational, and community-based classes, including the fire/police...

1,160
7 Cigna
CIGNA
Cigna , headquartered in Bloomfield, Connecticut, is a global health services company, owing to its expanding international footprint and the fact that it provides administrative services only to approximately 80 percent of its clients...

900
8 Jostens
Jostens
Jostens is an American company providing yearbooks and class rings for various high schools and colleges as well as championship rings for sports, including the Super Bowl rings....

720
9 Land O'Lakes
Land O'Lakes
Land O'Lakes is a member-owned agricultural cooperative based in Arden Hills, Minnesota, focusing on the dairy industry. The co-op states that it has about 3200 producer-members, 1000 member-cooperatives, and about 9000 employees who process and distribute products for about 300,000 agricultural...

600
10 Monrovia Nursery 600

Geography


According to the 2000 census, the county has a total area of 4839.09 square miles (12,533.2 km²), of which 4823.97 square miles (12,494 km²) (or 99.69%) is land and 15.12 square miles (39.2 km²) (or 0.31%) is water.

Cities, towns, and unincorporated communities


Incorporated cities
  • Dinuba
    Dinuba, California
    Dinuba is a city in Tulare County, California, United States. The population was 21,453 at the 2010 census. It is part of the Visalia Metropolitan Statistical Area according to the United States Census Bureau...

  • Exeter
    Exeter, California
    Exeter is a city in Tulare County, California, United States. It is situated near the foothills of the Sierra Nevada Mountain Range. The population was 10,334 at the 2010 census....

  • Farmersville
    Farmersville, California
    Farmersville is a suburb of Visalia, in Tulare County, California, United States. The population was 10,588 at the 2010 census, up from 8,737 at the 2000 census.-Geography:Farmersville is located at ....

  • Lindsay
    Lindsay, California
    Lindsay is a city in Tulare County, California, United States. The population was 11,768 at the 2010 census. Lindsay is located southeast of Visalia and is considered part of the Visalia Metropolitan Area by the United States Census Bureau.-History:...

  • Porterville
    Porterville, California
    Porterville is a city in the San Joaquin Valley, in Tulare County, California, United States. Porterville's population was 54,165 at the 2010 census. The city's population grew dramatically as the city annexed many properties and unincorporated areas in and around Porterville. Not included in the...

  • Tulare
    Tulare, California
    Tulare is a city in Tulare County, California, United States. The population was 59,278 at the 2010 census.Just eight miles south of Visalia, it is part of the Census Bureau's designation of the Visalia Metropolitan Area. The city is named for the currently dry Tulare Lake, once the largest...

  • Visalia
    Visalia, California
    Visalia is a Central California city situated in the heart of California’s agricultural San Joaquin Valley, approximately southeast of San Francisco and north of Los Angeles...

  • Woodlake
    Woodlake, California
    Woodlake is a city in Tulare County, California, United States. The population was 7,279 at the 2010 census, up from 6,651 at the 2000 census.-Geography:Woodlake is located at ....



Census-designated places (CDPs)
  • Allensworth
    Allensworth, California
    Allensworth is a census-designated place in Tulare County, California. Allensworth sits at an elevation of . The 2010 United States census reported Allensworth's population was 471....

  • Alpaugh
    Alpaugh, California
    Alpaugh is a census-designated place in Tulare County, California, United States. The population was 1,026 at the 2010 census, up from 761 at the 2000 census....

  • California Hot Springs
    California Hot Springs, California
    California Hot Springs is a census-designated place in Tulare County, California, United States. California Hot Springs is east of Ducor. California Hot Springs has a post office with ZIP code 93207...

  • Camp Nelson
    Camp Nelson, California
    Camp Nelson is a census-designated place in Tulare County, California, United States. Camp Nelson is east of Springville. Camp Nelson has a post office with ZIP code 93208...

  • Cedar Slope
    Cedar Slope, California
    Cedar Slope is a census-designated place in Tulare County, California. Cedar Slope sits at an elevation of . The 2010 United States census reported that Cedar Slope was uninhabited.-Geography:...

  • Cutler
    Cutler, California
    Cutler is a community and census-designated place in Tulare County, California, United States. The population was 5,000 at the 2010 census, up from 4,491 at the 2000 census.-Geography:Cutler is located at ....

  • Delft Colony
    Delft Colony, California
    Delft Colony is a census-designated place in Tulare County, California. Delft Colony sits at an elevation of . The 2010 United States census reported Delft Colony's population was 454.-Geography:...

  • Ducor
    Ducor, California
    Ducor is a census-designated place in Tulare County, California, United States. The population was 612 at the 2010 census, up from 504 at the 2000 census.-Geography:Ducor is located at ....

  • Earlimart
    Earlimart, California
    Earlimart is a census-designated place in Tulare County, California, United States. As of the 2010 census, the CDP population was 8,537, up from 6,583 at the 2000 census.-Geography:Earlimart is located at ....

  • East Orosi
    East Orosi, California
    East Orosi is a census-designated place in Tulare County, California, United States. The population was 495 at the 2010 census, up from 426 at the 2000 census.-Geography:East Orosi is located at ....

  • East Porterville
    East Porterville, California
    East Porterville is a census-designated place in Tulare County, California, United States. The population was 6,767 at the 2010 census, up from 6,730 at the 2000 census.-Geography:East Porterville is located at ....

  • East Tulare Villa
    East Tulare Villa, California
    East Tulare Villa is a census-designated place in Tulare County, California. East Tulare Villa sits at an elevation of . The 2010 United States census reported East Tulare Villa's population was 778.-Geography:...

  • El Rancho
    El Rancho, California
    El Rancho is a census-designated place in Tulare County, California. El Rancho sits at an elevation of . The 2010 United States census reported El Rancho's population was 124.-Geography:...

  • Goshen
    Goshen, California
    Goshen is a census-designated place in Visalia, Tulare County, California, United States. The population was 3,006 at the 2010 census, up from 2,394 at the 2000 census...

  • Hartland
    Hartland, California
    Hartland is a census-designated place in Tulare County, California. Hartland sits at an elevation of . The 2010 United States census reported Hartland's population was 30.-Geography:...

  • Idlewild
    Idlewild, Tulare County, California
    Idlewild is a census-designated place in Tulare County, California. Idlewild sits at an elevation of . The 2010 United States census reported Idlewild's population was 43.-Geography:...

  • Ivanhoe
    Ivanhoe, California
    Ivanhoe is a census-designated place in Tulare County, California, United States. The population was 4,495 at the 2010 census, up from 4,474 at the 2000 census.-Geography:Ivanhoe is located at ....

  • Kennedy Meadows
    Kennedy Meadows, California
    Kennedy Meadows is a census-designated place in Tulare County, California. Kennedy Meadows sits at an elevation of . The 2010 United States census reported Kennedy Meadows's population was 28.-Geography:...

  • Lemon Cove
    Lemon Cove, California
    Lemon Cove is a census-designated place in Tulare County, California, United States. The population was 308 at the 2010 census, up from 298 at the 2000 census.-Geography and ecology:...

  • Lindcove
    Lindcove, California
    Lindcove is a census-designated place in Tulare County, California, United States. The population was 406 at the 2010 census.-Geography:According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP covers an area of 0.7 square miles , all of it land.-Demographics:The 2010 United States Census...

  • Linnell Camp
    Linnell Camp, California
    Linnell Camp is a census-designated place in Tulare County, California. Linnell Camp sits at an elevation of . The 2010 United States census reported Linnell Camp's population was 849.-Geography:...

  • London
    London, California
    London is a census-designated place in Tulare County, California, United States. The population was 1,869 at the 2010 census, up from 1,848 at the 2000 census .-Geography:London is located at ....

  • Matheny
    Matheny, California
    Matheny is a census-designated place in Tulare County, California. Matheny sits at an elevation of . The 2010 United States census reported Matheny's population was 1,212.-Geography:...

  • McClenney Tract
    McClenney Tract, California
    McClenney Tract is a census-designated place in Tulare County, California. McClenney Tract sits at an elevation of . The 2010 United States census reported McClenney Tract's population was 10.-Geography:...

  • Monson
    Monson, California
    Monson is a census-designated place in Tulare County, California. Monson sits at an elevation of . The 2010 United States census reported Monson's population was 188.-Geography:...

  • Orosi
    Orosi, California
    Orosi is a census-designated place in Tulare County, California, United States. The population was 8,770 at the 2010 census, up from 7,318 at the 2000 census.-Geography:Orosi is located at ....

  • Panorama Heights
    Panorama Heights, California
    Panorama Heights is a census-designated place in Tulare County, California. Panorama Heights sits at an elevation of . The 2010 United States census reported Panorama Heights's population was 41.-Geography:...

  • Patterson Tract
    Patterson Tract, California
    Patterson Tract is a census-designated place in Tulare County, California. Patterson Tract sits at an elevation of . The 2010 United States census reported Patterson Tract's population was 1,752.-Geography:...

  • Pierpoint
    Pierpoint, California
    Pierpoint is a census-designated place in Tulare County, California. Pierpoint sits at an elevation of . The 2010 United States census reported Pierpoint's population was 52.-Geography:...

  • Pine Flat
    Pine Flat, California
    Pine Flat is a census-designated place in Tulare County, California. Pine Flat sits at an elevation of . The 2010 United States census reported Pine Flat's population was 166.-Geography:...

  • Pixley
    Pixley, California
    Pixley is a census-designated place in Tulare County, California, United States. The population was 3,310 at the 2010 census, up from 2,586 at the 2000 census...

  • Plainview
    Plainview, California
    Plainview is a census-designated place in Tulare County, California. Plainview sits at an elevation of . The 2010 United States census reported Plainview's population was 945.-Geography:...

  • Ponderosa
    Ponderosa, California
    Ponderosa is a census-designated place in Tulare County, California. Ponderosa sits at an elevation of . The 2010 United States census reported Ponderosa's population was 16.-Geography:...

  • Poplar-Cotton Center
    Poplar-Cotton Center, California
    Poplar-Cotton Center is a census-designated place in Tulare County, California, United States. The population was 2,470 at the 2010 census, up from 1,496 at the 2000 census...

  • Posey
    Posey, California
    Posey is a census-designated place in Tulare County, California, United States. Posey is east-southeast of Ducor. Posey has a post office with ZIP code 93260, which opened in 1915...

  • Poso Park
    Poso Park, California
    Poso Park is a census-designated place in Tulare County, California. Poso Park sits at an elevation of . The 2010 United States census reported Poso Park's population was 9.-Geography:...

  • Richgrove
    Richgrove, California
    Richgrove is a census-designated place in Tulare County, California, United States. The population was 2,882 at the 2010 census, up from 2,723 at the 2000 census.-Geography:Richgrove is located at ....

  • Rodriguez Camp
    Rodriguez Camp, California
    Rodriguez Camp is a census-designated place in Tulare County, California. Rodriguez Camp sits at an elevation of . The 2010 United States census reported Rodriguez Camp's population was 156.-Geography:...

  • Sequoia Crest
    Sequoia Crest, California
    Sequoia Crest is a census-designated place in Tulare County, California. Sequoia Crest sits at an elevation of . The 2010 United States census reported Sequoia Crest's population was 10.-Geography:...

  • Seville
    Seville, California
    Seville is a census-designated place in Tulare County, California, United States. Seville is located along California State Route 201 southeast of Cutler and . northwest of Woodlake. The population was 480 at the 2010 census.-History:...

  • Silver City
    Silver City, California
    Silver City is a census-designated place in Tulare County, California. Silver City sits at an elevation of . The 2010 United States census reported Silver City was uninhabited.-Geography:...

  • Springville
    Springville, California
    Springville is a census-designated place in Tulare County, California, United States. The population was 934 at the 2010 census, down from 1,109 at the 2000 census.-Geography:Springville is located at ....

  • Strathmore
    Strathmore, California
    Strathmore is a census-designated place in Tulare County, California, United States. The population was 2,819 at the 2010 census, up from 2,584 at the 2000 census.-History:...

  • Sugarloaf Mountain Park
    Sugarloaf Mountain Park, California
    Sugarloaf Mountain Park is a census-designated place in Tulare County, California. Sugarloaf Mountain Park sits at an elevation of . The 2010 United States census reported Sugarloaf Mountain Park was uninhabited.-Geography:...

  • Sugarloaf Saw Mill
    Sugarloaf Saw Mill, California
    Sugarloaf Saw Mill is a census-designated place in Tulare County, California. Sugarloaf Saw Mill sits at an elevation of . The 2010 United States census reported Sugarloaf Saw Mill's population was 18.-Geography:...

  • Sugarloaf Village
    Sugarloaf Village, California
    Sugarloaf Village is a census-designated place in Tulare County, California. Sugarloaf Village sits at an elevation of . The 2010 United States census reported Sugarloaf Village's population was 10.-Geography:...

  • Sultana
    Sultana, California
    Sultana is a census-designated place in Tulare County, California, United States. Sultana is east of Dinuba. Sultana has a post office with ZIP code 93666...

  • Terra Bella
    Terra Bella, California
    Terra Bella is a census-designated place in Tulare County, California, United States. The population was 3,310 at the 2010 census, down from 3,466 at the 2000 census.-Geography:Terra Bella is located at ....

  • Teviston
    Teviston, California
    Teviston is a census-designated place in Tulare County, California. Teviston sits at an elevation of . The 2010 United States census reported Teviston's population was 1,214.-Geography:...

  • Three Rivers
    Three Rivers, California
    Three Rivers is a census-designated place in Tulare County, California, United States. The population was 2,182 at the 2010 census, down from 2,248 at the 2000 census....

  • Tipton
    Tipton, California
    Tipton is a census-designated place in Tulare County, California, United States. The population was 2,543 at the 2010 census, up from 1,790 at the 2000 census.-Geography:Tipton is located at ....

  • Tonyville
    Tonyville, California
    Tonyville is a census-designated place in Tulare County, California. Tonyville sits at an elevation of . The 2010 United States census reported Tonyville's population was 316.-Geography:...

  • Tooleville
    Tooleville, California
    Tooleville is a census-designated place in Tulare County, California. Tooleville sits at an elevation of . The 2010 United States census reported Tooleville's population was 339.-Geography:...

  • Traver
    Traver, California
    Traver is a census-designated place in Tulare County, California, United States. The population was 713 at the 2010 census, down from 732 at the 2000 census.-Geography:Traver is located at ....

  • Waukena
    Waukena, California
    Waukena is a census-designated place in Tulare County, California, United States. Waukena is located on California State Route 137 northeast of Corcoran. Waukena has a post office with ZIP code 93282...

  • West Goshen
    West Goshen, California
    West Goshen is a census-designated place in Tulare County, California. West Goshen sits at an elevation of . The 2010 United States census reported West Goshen's population was 511.-Geography:...

  • Wilsonia
    Wilsonia, California
    Wilsonia is a census-designated place in Tulare County, California. Wilsonia sits at an elevation of . The 2010 United States census reported Wilsonia's population was 5.Wilsonia is home to the Wilsonia Historic District.-Geography:...

  • Woodville
    Woodville, California
    Woodville is a census-designated place in Tulare County, California, United States. The population was 1,740 at the 2010 census, up from 1,678 at the 2000 census.-Geography:Woodville is located at ....

  • Yettem
    Yettem, California
    Yettem is a census-designated place in Tulare County, California. Yettem is located on California State Route 201 north of Visalia. Yettem has a post office with ZIP code 93670. Yettem sits at an elevation of...



Other unincorporated communities
  • Advance
    Advance, California
    Advance is an unincorporated community in Tulare County, California, United States. Advance is north of Three Rivers. Advance was the site of the Kaweah Cooperative Colony, an experimental socialist which existed from 1885 to 1891. A post office opened in the community in 1890; it was moved to...

  • Angiola
    Angiola, California
    Angiola is an unincorporated community in Tulare County, California, United States. Angiola is located on California State Route 43 west-northwest of Earlimart. The community was named after Angela Bacigalupi, wife of a landowner there. Angiola had a post office from 1898 to 1927....

  • Badger
    Badger, California
    Badger is an unincorporated town located in Tulare County in California. It has a population of 140. The zip code is 93603 and the area code 559....

  • Balance Rock
    Balance Rock, California
    Balance Rock is an unincorporated community in Tulare County, California, United States. Balance Rock is east of Posey. The community was named after Balance Rock, a geographic feature in the area, by a Mrs. Shively in 1900. Balance Rock once had a post office, which operated from 1935 to 1950....

  • Cairns Corner
    Cairns Corner, California
    Cairns Corner is an unincorporated community in Tulare County, California, United States. The community is located near the junction of California State Route 65 and California State Route 137 west of Lindsay....

  • Calgro
    Calgro, California
    Calgro is an unincorporated community in Tulare County, California, United States. Calgro is located on California State Route 63 and California State Route 201 north of Visalia. The name of the community comes from an acronym for the California Growers Wineries....

  • Johnsondale
    Johnsondale, California
    Johnsondale is an unincorporated community in Tulare County, California, United States. Johnsondale is northeast of California Hot Springs. A post office opened in Johnsondale in 1939. The community is named after Walter Johnson of the Mount Whitney Lumber Company....

  • Kaweah
    Kaweah, California
    Kaweah is an unincorporated community in Tulare County, California, United States. Kaweah is north-northwest of Three Rivers. Kaweah has a post office with ZIP code 93237....

  • Rocky Hill
  • White River
    White River, California
    White River is a little village in Tulare County, ten miles east of Delano, California, United States. It was founded as a gold camp in 1856, during the Kern River Gold Rush. It was first located on the Coarse Gold Gulch two miles east of the present site and was called Dogtown.When the first road...

  • Yokohl Ranch, California
    Yokohl Ranch, California
    Yokohl Ranch, California is a proposed 36,000 acres town in an unincorporated area of Tulare County, California. It would be located in the Sierra Nevada foothills, 15 miles east of Visalia and 30 miles west of Sequoia National Park. The J.G...

     (proposed town)
  • Yokohl Valley
  • Zante
    Zante, California
    Zante is an unincorporated community in Tulare County, California, United States. Zante is north-northwest of Porterville....



Indian reservations
  • Tule River Indian Reservation

Adjacent counties


  • Fresno County
    Fresno County, California
    Fresno County is a county located in the Central Valley of the U.S. state of California, south of Stockton and north of Bakersfield. As of the 2010 census, it is the tenth most populous county in California with a population of 930,450, and the sixth largest in size with an area of . The county...

     - north
  • Inyo County
    Inyo County, California
    -National protected areas:* Death Valley National Park * Inyo National Forest * Manzanar National Historic Site-Major highways:* U.S. Route 6* U.S. Route 395* State Route 127* State Route 136* State Route 168* State Route 178...

     - east
  • Kern County
    Kern County, California
    Spreading across the southern end of the California Central Valley, Kern County is the fifth-largest county by population in California. Its economy is heavily linked to agriculture and to petroleum extraction, and there is a strong aviation and space presence. Politically, it has generally...

     - south
  • Kings County
    Kings County, California
    Kings County is a county located in the Central Valley of the U.S. state of California. It is located in a rich agricultural region. Kings County is also home to NAS Lemoore, which is the U.S. Navy's newest and largest master jet air station. The county seat is Hanford...

     - west

National protected areas

  • Blue Ridge National Wildlife Refuge
    Blue Ridge National Wildlife Refuge
    Blue Ridge National Wildlife Refuge is located in the Sierra Nevada, in Tulare County, California. The refuge is one of four units of the Hopper Mountain National Wildlife Refuge Complex for California condors.-Geography:...

  • Giant Sequoia National Monument
    Giant Sequoia National Monument
    The Giant Sequoia National Monument is a U.S. National Monument located in the southern Sierra Nevada in eastern central California. It is administered by the United States Forest Service as part of the Sequoia National Forest and includes 38 of the 39 Giant Sequoia groves that are located in the...

     (part)
  • Inyo National Forest
    Inyo National Forest
    Inyo National Forest is a federally administered forest in the United States. The forest covers parts of the eastern Sierra Nevada of California, and the White Mountains of California and Nevada. It contains two wilderness areas: the John Muir Wilderness and the Ansel Adams Wilderness...

     (part)
  • Kings Canyon National Park
    Kings Canyon National Park
    Kings Canyon National Park is a National Park in the southern Sierra Nevada, east of Fresno, California. The park was established in 1940 and covers...

     (part)
  • Pixley National Wildlife Refuge
    Pixley National Wildlife Refuge
    Pixley National Wildlife Refuge is located south of Tulare, California and north of Bakersfield in the San Joaquin Valley. The nature refuge represents one of the few remaining examples of the grasslands, vernal pools, and playas that once bordered historic Tulare Lake, the largest lake west of...

  • Sequoia National Forest
    Sequoia National Forest
    Sequoia National Forest is located in the southern Sierra Nevada mountains of California. The U.S. National Forest is named for the majestic Giant Sequoia trees which populate 38 distinct groves within the boundaries of the forest....

     (part)
  • Sequoia National Park
    Sequoia National Park
    Sequoia National Park is a national park in the southern Sierra Nevada east of Visalia, California, in the United States. It was established on September 25, 1890. The park spans . Encompassing a vertical relief of nearly , the park contains among its natural resources the highest point in the...


Major highways

  • State Route 43
    California State Route 43
    State Route 43 is a north–south state highway in the U.S. State of California, routed along the southern San Joaquin Valley connecting the towns of Shafter, Wasco, Hanford, and Selma, running roughly parallel to SR 99...

  • State Route 63
    California State Route 63
    State Route 63 is a north–south state highway in the U.S. state of California in the Central Valley. It begins from near Tulare at Route 137, runs north through the city of Visalia and the towns of Cutler and Orosi, before ending north of Orange Cove, where it reaches its northern terminus...

  • State Route 65
    California State Route 65
    State Route 65 , commonly known as Highway 65, is a north–south state highway in the U.S. state of California composed of two segments connecting Bakersfield to Exeter and Roseville to Olivehurst...

  • State Route 99
    California State Route 99
    California State Route 99 , commonly known as Highway 99 or, simply, as 99 , is a north–south state highway in the U.S. state of California, stretching almost the entire length of the Central Valley...

  • State Route 198
    California State Route 198
    State Route 198 is an east–west state highway that connects the California Central Coast to the mid-Central Valley at Visalia, although the most-traveled portion is in the Central Valley itself....


Public transportation


Tulare County Transit provides a countywide bus service linking the population centers. A connection to Delano in Kern County is also operated.

The cities of Tulare, Porterville, and Visalia have their own local bus services.

Greyhound
Greyhound Lines
Greyhound Lines, Inc., based in Dallas, Texas, is an intercity common carrier of passengers by bus serving over 3,700 destinations in the United States, Canada and Mexico, operating under the well-known logo of a leaping greyhound. It was founded in Hibbing, Minnesota, USA, in 1914 and...

 and Orange Belt Stages
Orange Belt Stages
Orange Belt Stages is a bus company based in Visalia, California. OBS was incorporated on November 30, 1935, and offers charters anywhere in the U.S. and Canada, as well as scheduled runs in California and to Las Vegas, Nevada.-History:...

 provide long-distance, intercity bus service.

Airports


The Visalia Municipal Airport
Visalia Municipal Airport
Visalia Municipal Airport is a city-owned public-use airport located four nautical miles west of the central business district of Visalia, a city in Tulare County, California, United States...

 has very limited commercial passenger service. Sequoia Field
Sequoia Field
Sequoia Field is a county-owned, public-use airport located eight nautical miles north of the central business district of Visalia, a city in Tulare County, California, United States.-History:Activated 4 October 1941...

, just north of Visalia, is a county-owned general aviation
General aviation
General aviation is one of the two categories of civil aviation. It refers to all flights other than military and scheduled airline and regular cargo flights, both private and commercial. General aviation flights range from gliders and powered parachutes to large, non-scheduled cargo jet flights...

 airport. Mefford Field is a city-owned general aviation
General aviation
General aviation is one of the two categories of civil aviation. It refers to all flights other than military and scheduled airline and regular cargo flights, both private and commercial. General aviation flights range from gliders and powered parachutes to large, non-scheduled cargo jet flights...

 airport located in Tulare.

The nearest full operation commercial airports are Bakersfield
Bakersfield, California
Bakersfield is a city near the southern end of the San Joaquin Valley in Kern County, California. It is roughly equidistant between Fresno and Los Angeles, to the north and south respectively....

's Meadows Field Airport
Meadows Field Airport
Meadows Field is the primary airport serving the Greater Bakersfield metropolitan area, and one of two international airports in the San Joaquin Valley. Also known as Kern County Airport #1, it is located in Oildale, California, approximately northwest of Downtown Bakersfield. The airport is owned...

 to the South, and Fresno
Fresno, California
Fresno is a city in central 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...

's Fresno Yosemite International Airport
Fresno Yosemite International Airport
Fresno Yosemite International Airport , formerly known as Fresno Air Terminal, is a joint civil-military public airport located in eastern Fresno, in Fresno County, California. The airport is more than south of Yosemite National Park on California State Route 41. The airport covers and has two...

 to the North.

2010


The 2010 United States Census reported that Tulare County had a population of 442,179. The racial makeup of Tulare County was 265,618 (60.1%) White, 7,196 (1.6%) African American, 6,993 (1.6%) Native American, 15,176 (3.4%) Asian, 509 (0.1%) Pacific Islander, 128,263 (29.0%) from other races
Race (United States Census)
Race and ethnicity in the United States Census, as defined by the Federal Office of Management and Budget and the United States Census Bureau, are self-identification data items in which residents choose the race or races with which they most closely identify, and indicate whether or not they are...

, and 18,424 (4.2%) from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 268,065 persons (60.6%).
Population reported at 2010 United States Census
The County
Tulare County, California
Tulare County is a county located in the Central Valley of the U.S. state of California, south of Fresno. Sequoia National Park is located in the county, as are part of Kings Canyon National Park, in its northeast corner , and part of Mount Whitney, on its eastern border...

Total
Population
White
African
American
Native
American
Asian
Pacific
Islander
other
races
Race (United States Census)
Race and ethnicity in the United States Census, as defined by the Federal Office of Management and Budget and the United States Census Bureau, are self-identification data items in which residents choose the race or races with which they most closely identify, and indicate whether or not they are...

two or
more races
Hispanic
or Latino
(of any race)
Tulare County
Tulare County, California
Tulare County is a county located in the Central Valley of the U.S. state of California, south of Fresno. Sequoia National Park is located in the county, as are part of Kings Canyon National Park, in its northeast corner , and part of Mount Whitney, on its eastern border...

442,179 265,618 7,196 6,993 15,176 509 128,263 18,424 268,065
Incorporated
cities
Total
Population
White
African
American
Native
American
Asian
Pacific
Islander
other
races
Race (United States Census)
Race and ethnicity in the United States Census, as defined by the Federal Office of Management and Budget and the United States Census Bureau, are self-identification data items in which residents choose the race or races with which they most closely identify, and indicate whether or not they are...

two or
more races
Hispanic
or Latino
(of any race)
Dinuba
Dinuba, California
Dinuba is a city in Tulare County, California, United States. The population was 21,453 at the 2010 census. It is part of the Visalia Metropolitan Statistical Area according to the United States Census Bureau...

21,453 11,166 141 193 454 17 8,630 852 18,114
Exeter
Exeter, California
Exeter is a city in Tulare County, California, United States. It is situated near the foothills of the Sierra Nevada Mountain Range. The population was 10,334 at the 2010 census....

10,334 7,150 67 171 138 8 2,416 384 4,703
Farmersville
Farmersville, California
Farmersville is a suburb of Visalia, in Tulare County, California, United States. The population was 10,588 at the 2010 census, up from 8,737 at the 2000 census.-Geography:Farmersville is located at ....

10,588 5,295 60 213 72 5 4,494 449 8,876
Lindsay
Lindsay, California
Lindsay is a city in Tulare County, California, United States. The population was 11,768 at the 2010 census. Lindsay is located southeast of Visalia and is considered part of the Visalia Metropolitan Area by the United States Census Bureau.-History:...

11,768 6,480 85 128 267 4 4,367 437 10,056
Porterville
Porterville, California
Porterville is a city in the San Joaquin Valley, in Tulare County, California, United States. Porterville's population was 54,165 at the 2010 census. The city's population grew dramatically as the city annexed many properties and unincorporated areas in and around Porterville. Not included in the...

54,165 31,847 673 1,007 2,521 64 15,482 2,571 33,549
Tulare
Tulare, California
Tulare is a city in Tulare County, California, United States. The population was 59,278 at the 2010 census.Just eight miles south of Visalia, it is part of the Census Bureau's designation of the Visalia Metropolitan Area. The city is named for the currently dry Tulare Lake, once the largest...

59,278 36,347 2,328 694 1,276 80 15,713 2,840 34,062
Visalia
Visalia, California
Visalia is a Central California city situated in the heart of California’s agricultural San Joaquin Valley, approximately southeast of San Francisco and north of Los Angeles...

124,442 80,203 2,627 1,730 6,768 164 27,249 5,701 57,262
Woodlake
Woodlake, California
Woodlake is a city in Tulare County, California, United States. The population was 7,279 at the 2010 census, up from 6,651 at the 2000 census.-Geography:Woodlake is located at ....

7,279 3,691 37 108 52 9 3,072 310 6,381
Census-designated
places
Census-designated place
A census-designated place is a concentration of population identified by the United States Census Bureau for statistical purposes. CDPs are delineated for each decennial census as the statistical counterparts of incorporated places such as cities, towns and villages...

Total
Population
White
African
American
Native
American
Asian
Pacific
Islander
other
races
Race (United States Census)
Race and ethnicity in the United States Census, as defined by the Federal Office of Management and Budget and the United States Census Bureau, are self-identification data items in which residents choose the race or races with which they most closely identify, and indicate whether or not they are...

two or
more races
Hispanic
or Latino
(of any race)
Allensworth
Allensworth, California
Allensworth is a census-designated place in Tulare County, California. Allensworth sits at an elevation of . The 2010 United States census reported Allensworth's population was 471....

471 158 22 0 8 0 279 4 436
Alpaugh
Alpaugh, California
Alpaugh is a census-designated place in Tulare County, California, United States. The population was 1,026 at the 2010 census, up from 761 at the 2000 census....

1,026 381 4 11 4 0 597 29 867
California Hot Springs
California Hot Springs, California
California Hot Springs is a census-designated place in Tulare County, California, United States. California Hot Springs is east of Ducor. California Hot Springs has a post office with ZIP code 93207...

37 34 0 0 1 0 0 2 3
Camp Nelson
Camp Nelson, California
Camp Nelson is a census-designated place in Tulare County, California, United States. Camp Nelson is east of Springville. Camp Nelson has a post office with ZIP code 93208...

97 94 0 0 0 0 2 1 6
Cedar Slope
Cedar Slope, California
Cedar Slope is a census-designated place in Tulare County, California. Cedar Slope sits at an elevation of . The 2010 United States census reported that Cedar Slope was uninhabited.-Geography:...

0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Cutler
Cutler, California
Cutler is a community and census-designated place in Tulare County, California, United States. The population was 5,000 at the 2010 census, up from 4,491 at the 2000 census.-Geography:Cutler is located at ....

5,000 2,421 50 53 64 1 2,241 170 4,829
Delft Colony
Delft Colony, California
Delft Colony is a census-designated place in Tulare County, California. Delft Colony sits at an elevation of . The 2010 United States census reported Delft Colony's population was 454.-Geography:...

454 213 13 0 0 0 224 4 428
Ducor
Ducor, California
Ducor is a census-designated place in Tulare County, California, United States. The population was 612 at the 2010 census, up from 504 at the 2000 census.-Geography:Ducor is located at ....

612 251 0 15 20 0 302 24 502
Earlimart
Earlimart, California
Earlimart is a census-designated place in Tulare County, California, United States. As of the 2010 census, the CDP population was 8,537, up from 6,583 at the 2000 census.-Geography:Earlimart is located at ....

8,537 3,193 67 45 536 0 4,303 393 7,805
East Orosi
East Orosi, California
East Orosi is a census-designated place in Tulare County, California, United States. The population was 495 at the 2010 census, up from 426 at the 2000 census.-Geography:East Orosi is located at ....

495 209 0 5 2 1 261 17 466
East Porterville
East Porterville, California
East Porterville is a census-designated place in Tulare County, California, United States. The population was 6,767 at the 2010 census, up from 6,730 at the 2000 census.-Geography:East Porterville is located at ....

6,767 3,660 65 153 102 58 2,431 298 4,930
East Tulare Villa
East Tulare Villa, California
East Tulare Villa is a census-designated place in Tulare County, California. East Tulare Villa sits at an elevation of . The 2010 United States census reported East Tulare Villa's population was 778.-Geography:...

778 491 9 6 10 0 226 36 428
El Rancho
El Rancho, California
El Rancho is a census-designated place in Tulare County, California. El Rancho sits at an elevation of . The 2010 United States census reported El Rancho's population was 124.-Geography:...

124 71 1 1 0 0 49 2 117
Goshen
Goshen, California
Goshen is a census-designated place in Visalia, Tulare County, California, United States. The population was 3,006 at the 2010 census, up from 2,394 at the 2000 census...

3,006 1,186 76 90 11 1 1,496 146 2,482
Hartland
Hartland, California
Hartland is a census-designated place in Tulare County, California. Hartland sits at an elevation of . The 2010 United States census reported Hartland's population was 30.-Geography:...

30 27 3 0 0 0 0 0 0
Idlewild
Idlewild, Tulare County, California
Idlewild is a census-designated place in Tulare County, California. Idlewild sits at an elevation of . The 2010 United States census reported Idlewild's population was 43.-Geography:...

43 43 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Ivanhoe
Ivanhoe, California
Ivanhoe is a census-designated place in Tulare County, California, United States. The population was 4,495 at the 2010 census, up from 4,474 at the 2000 census.-Geography:Ivanhoe is located at ....

4,495 2,002 19 80 29 1 2,221 143 3,752
Kennedy Meadows
Kennedy Meadows, California
Kennedy Meadows is a census-designated place in Tulare County, California. Kennedy Meadows sits at an elevation of . The 2010 United States census reported Kennedy Meadows's population was 28.-Geography:...

28 25 0 1 0 0 2 0 3
Lemon Cove
Lemon Cove, California
Lemon Cove is a census-designated place in Tulare County, California, United States. The population was 308 at the 2010 census, up from 298 at the 2000 census.-Geography and ecology:...

308 261 0 5 3 2 12 25 76
Lindcove
Lindcove, California
Lindcove is a census-designated place in Tulare County, California, United States. The population was 406 at the 2010 census.-Geography:According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP covers an area of 0.7 square miles , all of it land.-Demographics:The 2010 United States Census...

406 284 2 15 0 0 96 9 197
Linnell Camp
Linnell Camp, California
Linnell Camp is a census-designated place in Tulare County, California. Linnell Camp sits at an elevation of . The 2010 United States census reported Linnell Camp's population was 849.-Geography:...

849 397 3 18 8 0 393 30 832
London
London, California
London is a census-designated place in Tulare County, California, United States. The population was 1,869 at the 2010 census, up from 1,848 at the 2000 census .-Geography:London is located at ....

1,869 761 6 46 0 0 976 80 1,737
Matheny
Matheny, California
Matheny is a census-designated place in Tulare County, California. Matheny sits at an elevation of . The 2010 United States census reported Matheny's population was 1,212.-Geography:...

1,212 651 44 24 4 0 436 53 890
McClenney Tract
McClenney Tract, California
McClenney Tract is a census-designated place in Tulare County, California. McClenney Tract sits at an elevation of . The 2010 United States census reported McClenney Tract's population was 10.-Geography:...

10 9 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
Monson
Monson, California
Monson is a census-designated place in Tulare County, California. Monson sits at an elevation of . The 2010 United States census reported Monson's population was 188.-Geography:...

188 121 1 5 4 0 57 0 147
Orosi
Orosi, California
Orosi is a census-designated place in Tulare County, California, United States. The population was 8,770 at the 2010 census, up from 7,318 at the 2000 census.-Geography:Orosi is located at ....

8,770 3,861 65 57 803 1 3,638 345 7,606
Panorama Heights
Panorama Heights, California
Panorama Heights is a census-designated place in Tulare County, California. Panorama Heights sits at an elevation of . The 2010 United States census reported Panorama Heights's population was 41.-Geography:...

41 35 1 1 0 0 4 0 4
Patterson Tract
Patterson Tract, California
Patterson Tract is a census-designated place in Tulare County, California. Patterson Tract sits at an elevation of . The 2010 United States census reported Patterson Tract's population was 1,752.-Geography:...

1,752 999 0 33 73 0 577 70 1,133
Pierpoint
Pierpoint, California
Pierpoint is a census-designated place in Tulare County, California. Pierpoint sits at an elevation of . The 2010 United States census reported Pierpoint's population was 52.-Geography:...

52 51 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
Pine Flat
Pine Flat, California
Pine Flat is a census-designated place in Tulare County, California. Pine Flat sits at an elevation of . The 2010 United States census reported Pine Flat's population was 166.-Geography:...

166 158 0 3 3 0 0 2 11
Pixley
Pixley, California
Pixley is a census-designated place in Tulare County, California, United States. The population was 3,310 at the 2010 census, up from 2,586 at the 2000 census...

3,310 1,473 90 28 16 0 1,587 116 2,675
Plainview
Plainview, California
Plainview is a census-designated place in Tulare County, California. Plainview sits at an elevation of . The 2010 United States census reported Plainview's population was 945.-Geography:...

945 358 8 20 2 0 517 40 865
Ponderosa
Ponderosa, California
Ponderosa is a census-designated place in Tulare County, California. Ponderosa sits at an elevation of . The 2010 United States census reported Ponderosa's population was 16.-Geography:...

16 13 0 0 0 0 1 2 4
Poplar-Cotton Center
Poplar-Cotton Center, California
Poplar-Cotton Center is a census-designated place in Tulare County, California, United States. The population was 2,470 at the 2010 census, up from 1,496 at the 2000 census...

2,470 1,729 1 15 356 0 327 42 1,809
Posey
Posey, California
Posey is a census-designated place in Tulare County, California, United States. Posey is east-southeast of Ducor. Posey has a post office with ZIP code 93260, which opened in 1915...

10 6 0 3 0 0 0 1 3
Poso Park
Poso Park, California
Poso Park is a census-designated place in Tulare County, California. Poso Park sits at an elevation of . The 2010 United States census reported Poso Park's population was 9.-Geography:...

9 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Richgrove
Richgrove, California
Richgrove is a census-designated place in Tulare County, California, United States. The population was 2,882 at the 2010 census, up from 2,723 at the 2000 census.-Geography:Richgrove is located at ....

2,882 1,068 20 38 140 7 1,521 88 2,705
Rodriguez Camp
Rodriguez Camp, California
Rodriguez Camp is a census-designated place in Tulare County, California. Rodriguez Camp sits at an elevation of . The 2010 United States census reported Rodriguez Camp's population was 156.-Geography:...

156 51 0 0 0 0 98 7 151
Sequoia Crest
Sequoia Crest, California
Sequoia Crest is a census-designated place in Tulare County, California. Sequoia Crest sits at an elevation of . The 2010 United States census reported Sequoia Crest's population was 10.-Geography:...

10 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Seville
Seville, California
Seville is a census-designated place in Tulare County, California, United States. Seville is located along California State Route 201 southeast of Cutler and . northwest of Woodlake. The population was 480 at the 2010 census.-History:...

480 200 0 5 0 0 259 16 458
Silver City
Silver City, California
Silver City is a census-designated place in Tulare County, California. Silver City sits at an elevation of . The 2010 United States census reported Silver City was uninhabited.-Geography:...

0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Springville
Springville, California
Springville is a census-designated place in Tulare County, California, United States. The population was 934 at the 2010 census, down from 1,109 at the 2000 census.-Geography:Springville is located at ....

934 836 5 20 7 0 25 41 109
Strathmore
Strathmore, California
Strathmore is a census-designated place in Tulare County, California, United States. The population was 2,819 at the 2010 census, up from 2,584 at the 2000 census.-History:...

2,819 1,490 12 41 7 1 1,162 106 2,238
Sugarloaf Mountain Park
Sugarloaf Mountain Park, California
Sugarloaf Mountain Park is a census-designated place in Tulare County, California. Sugarloaf Mountain Park sits at an elevation of . The 2010 United States census reported Sugarloaf Mountain Park was uninhabited.-Geography:...

0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Sugarloaf Saw Mill
Sugarloaf Saw Mill, California
Sugarloaf Saw Mill is a census-designated place in Tulare County, California. Sugarloaf Saw Mill sits at an elevation of . The 2010 United States census reported Sugarloaf Saw Mill's population was 18.-Geography:...

18 14 0 0 0 0 1 3 4
Sugarloaf Village
Sugarloaf Village, California
Sugarloaf Village is a census-designated place in Tulare County, California. Sugarloaf Village sits at an elevation of . The 2010 United States census reported Sugarloaf Village's population was 10.-Geography:...

10 9 0 0 0 0 0 1 2
Sultana
Sultana, California
Sultana is a census-designated place in Tulare County, California, United States. Sultana is east of Dinuba. Sultana has a post office with ZIP code 93666...

775 315 0 3 6 0 424 27 695
Terra Bella
Terra Bella, California
Terra Bella is a census-designated place in Tulare County, California, United States. The population was 3,310 at the 2010 census, down from 3,466 at the 2000 census.-Geography:Terra Bella is located at ....

3,310 1,426 5 20 75 2 1,733 49 2,894
Teviston
Teviston, California
Teviston is a census-designated place in Tulare County, California. Teviston sits at an elevation of . The 2010 United States census reported Teviston's population was 1,214.-Geography:...

1,214 449 50 9 10 0 640 56 1,039
Three Rivers
Three Rivers, California
Three Rivers is a census-designated place in Tulare County, California, United States. The population was 2,182 at the 2010 census, down from 2,248 at the 2000 census....

2,182 1,976 7 27 31 1 75 65 212
Tipton
Tipton, California
Tipton is a census-designated place in Tulare County, California, United States. The population was 2,543 at the 2010 census, up from 1,790 at the 2000 census.-Geography:Tipton is located at ....

2,543 1,535 3 15 9 0 924 57 2,147
Tonyville
Tonyville, California
Tonyville is a census-designated place in Tulare County, California. Tonyville sits at an elevation of . The 2010 United States census reported Tonyville's population was 316.-Geography:...

316 178 0 0 12 0 115 11 286
Tooleville
Tooleville, California
Tooleville is a census-designated place in Tulare County, California. Tooleville sits at an elevation of . The 2010 United States census reported Tooleville's population was 339.-Geography:...

339 145 5 19 8 2 148 12 279
Traver
Traver, California
Traver is a census-designated place in Tulare County, California, United States. The population was 713 at the 2010 census, down from 732 at the 2000 census.-Geography:Traver is located at ....

713 302 1 22 6 2 357 23 551
Waukena
Waukena, California
Waukena is a census-designated place in Tulare County, California, United States. Waukena is located on California State Route 137 northeast of Corcoran. Waukena has a post office with ZIP code 93282...

108 86 0 3 0 0 19 0 45
West Goshen
West Goshen, California
West Goshen is a census-designated place in Tulare County, California. West Goshen sits at an elevation of . The 2010 United States census reported West Goshen's population was 511.-Geography:...

511 276 2 10 7 0 195 21 358
Wilsonia
Wilsonia, California
Wilsonia is a census-designated place in Tulare County, California. Wilsonia sits at an elevation of . The 2010 United States census reported Wilsonia's population was 5.Wilsonia is home to the Wilsonia Historic District.-Geography:...

5 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Woodville
Woodville, California
Woodville is a census-designated place in Tulare County, California, United States. The population was 1,740 at the 2010 census, up from 1,678 at the 2000 census.-Geography:Woodville is located at ....

1,740 1,345 1 31 6 0 324 33 1,545
Yettem
Yettem, California
Yettem is a census-designated place in Tulare County, California. Yettem is located on California State Route 201 north of Visalia. Yettem has a post office with ZIP code 93670. Yettem sits at an elevation of...

211 48 5 0 0 0 148 10 199
Unincorporated
communities
Unincorporated area
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Total
Population
White
African
American
Native
American
Asian
Pacific
Islander
other
races
Race (United States Census)
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two or
more races
Hispanic
or Latino
(of any race)
All others not CDPs (combined) 67,213 46,040 512 1,753 1,245 78 15,416 2,169 34,101


2000


As of the census
Census
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of 2000, there were 368,021 people, 110,385 households, and 87,093 families residing in the county. The population density
Population density
Population density is a measurement of population per unit area or unit volume. It is frequently applied to living organisms, and particularly to humans...

 was 76 people per square mile (29/km²). There were 119,639 housing units at an average density of 25 per square mile (10/km²). The racial makeup of the county was 58.08% White
Race (United States Census)
Race and ethnicity in the United States Census, as defined by the Federal Office of Management and Budget and the United States Census Bureau, are self-identification data items in which residents choose the race or races with which they most closely identify, and indicate whether or not they are...

, 1.59% Black
Race (United States Census)
Race and ethnicity in the United States Census, as defined by the Federal Office of Management and Budget and the United States Census Bureau, are self-identification data items in which residents choose the race or races with which they most closely identify, and indicate whether or not they are...

 or African American
Race (United States Census)
Race and ethnicity in the United States Census, as defined by the Federal Office of Management and Budget and the United States Census Bureau, are self-identification data items in which residents choose the race or races with which they most closely identify, and indicate whether or not they are...

, 1.56% Native American
Race (United States Census)
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, 3.27% Asian
Race (United States Census)
Race and ethnicity in the United States Census, as defined by the Federal Office of Management and Budget and the United States Census Bureau, are self-identification data items in which residents choose the race or races with which they most closely identify, and indicate whether or not they are...

, 0.11% Pacific Islander
Race (United States Census)
Race and ethnicity in the United States Census, as defined by the Federal Office of Management and Budget and the United States Census Bureau, are self-identification data items in which residents choose the race or races with which they most closely identify, and indicate whether or not they are...

, 30.79% from other races
Race (United States Census)
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, and 4.60% from two or more races. 50.77% of the population were Hispanic
Race (United States Census)
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 or Latino
Race (United States Census)
Race and ethnicity in the United States Census, as defined by the Federal Office of Management and Budget and the United States Census Bureau, are self-identification data items in which residents choose the race or races with which they most closely identify, and indicate whether or not they are...

 of any race. 6.2% were of American
United States
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, 5.7% German and 5.0% English
English people
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 ancestry according to Census 2000. 56.3% spoke English
English language
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, 38.9% Spanish
Spanish language
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 and 1.1% Portuguese
Portuguese language
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 as their first language.

There were 110,385 households out of which 44.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 58.1% were married couples
Marriage
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 living together, 14.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 21.1% were non-families. 17.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.28 and the average family size was 3.67.

In the county the population was spread out with 33.8% under the age of 18, 10.6% from 18 to 24, 27.6% from 25 to 44, 18.2% from 45 to 64, and 9.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 29 years. For every 100 females there were 100.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 97.7 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $33,983, and the median income for a family was $36,297. Males had a median income of $30,892 versus $24,589 for females. The per capita income
Per capita income
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 for the county was $14,006. About 18.8% of families and 23.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 32.6% of those under age 18 and 10.5% of those age 65 or over.

Crime statistics


(reported by the sheriff's office or county police)
  • Murders: 3
  • Rapes: 40
  • Robberies: 87
  • Assaults: 411
  • Burglaries: 1328
  • Thefts: 2117
  • Auto thefts: 11

Politics

Tulare County vote
by party in presidential elections
Year GOP
Republican Party (United States)
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DEM
Democratic Party (United States)
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Others
2008
United States presidential election, 2008
The United States presidential election of 2008 was the 56th quadrennial presidential election. It was held on November 4, 2008. Democrat Barack Obama, then the junior United States Senator from Illinois, defeated Republican John McCain, the senior U.S. Senator from Arizona. Obama received 365...

41.5% 43,634 2.0% 2,126
2004
United States presidential election, 2004
The United States presidential election of 2004 was the United States' 55th quadrennial presidential election. It was held on Tuesday, November 2, 2004. Republican Party candidate and incumbent President George W. Bush defeated Democratic Party candidate John Kerry, the then-junior U.S. Senator...

32.9% 32,494 1.0% 967
2000
United States presidential election, 2000
The United States presidential election of 2000 was a contest between Republican candidate George W. Bush, then-governor of Texas and son of former president George H. W. Bush , and Democratic candidate Al Gore, then-Vice President....

36.8% 33,006 3.1% 2,742
1996
United States presidential election, 1996
The United States presidential election of 1996 was a contest between the Democratic national ticket of President Bill Clinton of Arkansas and Vice President Al Gore of Tennessee and the Republican national ticket of former Senator Bob Dole of Kansas for President and former Housing Secretary Jack...

38.1% 32,669 8.1% 6,905
1992
United States presidential election, 1992
The United States presidential election of 1992 had three major candidates: Incumbent Republican President George Bush; Democratic Arkansas Governor Bill Clinton, and independent Texas businessman Ross Perot....

35.2% 31,188 19.1% 16,883
1988
United States presidential election, 1988
The United States presidential election of 1988 featured no incumbent president, as President Ronald Reagan was unable to seek re-election after serving the maximum two terms allowed by the Twenty-second Amendment. Reagan's Vice President, George H. W. Bush, won the Republican nomination, while the...

39.0% 30,711 1.4% 1,067
1984
United States presidential election, 1984
The United States presidential election of 1984 was a contest between the incumbent President Ronald Reagan, the Republican candidate, and former Vice President Walter Mondale, the Democratic candidate. Reagan was helped by a strong economic recovery from the deep recession of 1981–1982...

35.1% 28,065 1.0% 812
1980
United States presidential election, 1980
The United States presidential election of 1980 featured a contest between incumbent Democrat Jimmy Carter and his Republican opponent, Ronald Reagan, as well as Republican Congressman John B. Anderson, who ran as an independent...

35.5% 25,155 6.2% 4,374
1976
United States presidential election, 1976
The United States presidential election of 1976 followed the resignation of President Richard Nixon in the wake of the Watergate scandal. It pitted incumbent President Gerald Ford, the Republican candidate, against the relatively unknown former governor of Georgia, Jimmy Carter, the Democratic...

43.7% 25,551 1.8% 1,027
1972
United States presidential election, 1972
The United States presidential election of 1972 was the 47th quadrennial United States presidential election. It was held on November 7, 1972. The Democratic Party's nomination was eventually won by Senator George McGovern, who ran an anti-war campaign against incumbent Republican President Richard...

36.2% 21,775 3.9% 2,327
1968
United States presidential election, 1968
The United States presidential election of 1968 was the 46th quadrennial United States presidential election. Coming four years after Democrat Lyndon B. Johnson won in a historic landslide, it saw Johnson forced out of the race and Republican Richard Nixon elected...

39.5% 22,180 8.4% 4,695
1964
United States presidential election, 1964
The United States presidential election of 1964 was held on November 3, 1964. Incumbent President Lyndon B. Johnson had come to office less than a year earlier following the assassination of his predecessor, John F. Kennedy. Johnson, who had successfully associated himself with Kennedy's...

60.1% 33,974 0.1% 51
1960
United States presidential election, 1960
The United States presidential election of 1960 was the 44th American presidential election, held on November 8, 1960, for the term beginning January 20, 1961, and ending January 20, 1965. The incumbent president, Republican Dwight D. Eisenhower, was not eligible to run again. The Republican Party...

45.6% 24,887 0.4% 239
1956
United States presidential election, 1956
The United States presidential election of 1956 saw a popular Dwight D. Eisenhower successfully run for re-election. The 1956 election was a rematch of 1952, as Eisenhower's opponent in 1956 was Democrat Adlai Stevenson, whom Eisenhower had defeated four years earlier.Incumbent President Eisenhower...

47.2% 23,407 0.3% 160
1952
United States presidential election, 1952
The United States presidential election of 1952 took place in an era when Cold War tension between the United States and the Soviet Union was escalating rapidly. In the United States Senate, Republican Senator Joseph McCarthy of Wisconsin had become a national figure after chairing congressional...

42.1% 22,208 0.8% 437
1948
United States presidential election, 1948
The United States presidential election of 1948 is considered by most historians as the greatest election upset in American history. Virtually every prediction indicated that incumbent President Harry S. Truman would be defeated by Republican Thomas E. Dewey. Truman won, overcoming a three-way...

50.2% 19,681 2.8% 1,097
1944
United States presidential election, 1944
The United States presidential election of 1944 took place while the United States was preoccupied with fighting World War II. President Franklin D. Roosevelt had been in office longer than any other president, but remained popular. Unlike 1940, there was little doubt that Roosevelt would run for...

50.0% 16,221 0.7% 238
1940
United States presidential election, 1940
The United States presidential election of 1940 was fought in the shadow of World War II as the United States was emerging from the Great Depression. Incumbent President Franklin D. Roosevelt , a Democrat, broke with tradition and ran for a third term, which became a major issue...

56.0% 20,129 1.2% 428
1936
United States presidential election, 1936
The United States presidential election of 1936 was the most lopsided presidential election in the history of the United States in terms of electoral votes. In terms of the popular vote, it was the third biggest victory since the election of 1820, which was not seriously contested.The election took...

67.7% 18,956 1.6% 435
1932
United States presidential election, 1932
The United States presidential election of 1932 took place as the effects of the Wall Street Crash of 1929, the Smoot-Hawley Tariff Act of 1930, the Revenue Act of 1932, and the Great Depression were being felt intensely across the country. President Herbert Hoover's popularity was falling as...

62.5% 15,631 5.2% 1,302
1928
United States presidential election, 1928
The United States presidential election of 1928 pitted Republican Herbert Hoover against Democrat Al Smith. The Republicans were identified with the booming economy of the 1920s, whereas Smith, a Roman Catholic, suffered politically from Anti-Catholic prejudice, his anti-prohibitionist stance, and...

35.1% 6,635 1.2% 218
1924
United States presidential election, 1924
The United States presidential election of 1924 was won by incumbent President Calvin Coolidge, the Republican candidate.Coolidge was vice-president under Warren G. Harding and became president in 1923 when Harding died in office. Coolidge was given credit for a booming economy at home and no...

18.3% 3,425 30.9% 5,765
1920
United States presidential election, 1920
The United States presidential election of 1920 was dominated by the aftermath of World War I and a hostile response to certain policies of Woodrow Wilson, the Democratic president. The wartime economic boom had collapsed. Politicians were arguing over peace treaties and the question of America's...

32.4% 4,837 6.3% 941


Tulare is a strongly Republican county in Presidential
President of the United States
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 and congressional
United States Congress
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 elections. The last Democratic candidate for President to win a majority in the county was Lyndon Johnson
Lyndon B. Johnson
Lyndon Baines Johnson , often referred to as LBJ, was the 36th President of the United States after his service as the 37th Vice President of the United States...

 in 1964
United States presidential election, 1964
The United States presidential election of 1964 was held on November 3, 1964. Incumbent President Lyndon B. Johnson had come to office less than a year earlier following the assassination of his predecessor, John F. Kennedy. Johnson, who had successfully associated himself with Kennedy's...

.

Tulare is part of California's 21st congressional district
California's 21st congressional district
California's 21st congressional district is a congressional district in the U.S. state of California that covers all of Tulare County and the eastern half of Fresno County.The district is currently represented by Republican Devin Nunes.-Demographics:...

, which is held by Republican Devin Nunes
Devin Nunes
Devin Nunes is the U.S. Representative for , serving since 2003. He is a member of the Republican Party. The district, located in the San Joaquin Valley, includes all of Tulare County, as well as much of eastern Fresno County. He is also the author of the book Restoring the Republic, published by...

. In the State Assembly
California State Assembly
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, Tulare is in the 29th, 30th, 31st, and 34th districts. The 31st is held by Democrat Henry Perea
Henry Perea
Henry T. Perea was elected to the California State Assembly in November 2010. He is a Democrat representing the 31st District, encompassing parts of Fresno and Tulare counties including Cutler-Orosi, Dinuba, Firebaugh, Fowler, Kerman, Mendota, Parlier, Reedley, Sanger, San Joaquin, Selma and the...

, while the 29th, 30th, and 34th are held by Republicans Linda Halderman
Linda Halderman
Linda Halderman is an American politician currently serving in the California State Assembly. She is a Republican representing the 29th district, encompassing parts of Fresno and Madera counties. Prior to being elected to the state assembly, she was a general surgeon specializing in breast cancer.-...

, Danny Gilmore
Danny Gilmore (politician)
Danny Gilmore was a Republican Assemblymember from California's 30th State Assembly district. In the November 2008 election, Gilmore won an upset victory over Shafter Mayor Fran Florez, the mother of State Senator and former 30th District Assemblyman Dean Florez.-Education:Gilmore is a graduate of...

, and Connie Conway
Connie Conway
Connie Conway is a Republican politician from California. She is currently in the California State Assembly and is the Assemblymember from the 34th district which takes in many parts of California's Central Valley and High Desert areas. Prior to serving in the Assembly, Conway served as a Tulare...

, respectively. In the State Senate
California State Senate
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, Tulare is part of the 16th and 18th districts, which are held by Democrat Michael Rubio and Republican Jean Fuller
Jean Fuller
Jean Fuller is a U.S. politician who serves in the California State Senate. A Republican, she was previously a member of the California Assembly and the Superintendent of Schools for the Bakersfield City School District....

 respectively.

Lakes



Rivers



Parks



Sequoia National Park



Sequoia National Park is a national park
National park
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 in the southern Sierra Nevada, east of Visalia, California
Visalia, California
Visalia is a Central California city situated in the heart of California’s agricultural San Joaquin Valley, approximately southeast of San Francisco and north of Los Angeles...

, in the United States of America. It was established in 1890 as the second U.S. national park, after Yellowstone National Park
Yellowstone National Park
Yellowstone National Park, established by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant on March 1, 1872, is a national park located primarily in the U.S. state of Wyoming, although it also extends into Montana and Idaho...

. The park spans 404051 acres (1,635.1 km²). Encompassing a vertical relief of nearly 13000 feet (3,962.4 m), the park contains among its natural resources the highest point in the contiguous 48 United States, Mount Whitney
Mount Whitney
Mount Whitney is the highest summit in the contiguous United States with an elevation of . It is on the boundary between California's Inyo and Tulare counties, west-northwest of the lowest point in North America at Badwater in Death Valley National Park...

, at 14505 feet (4,421.1 m) above sea level. The park is south of and contiguous with Kings Canyon National Park
Kings Canyon National Park
Kings Canyon National Park is a National Park in the southern Sierra Nevada, east of Fresno, California. The park was established in 1940 and covers...

; the two are administered by the National Park Service
National Park Service
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 as one unit, called Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks.

Clemmie Gill School Of Science And Conservation


Clemmie Gill School Of Science And Conservation is an outdoor school (first in California,) that all 5th and 6th graders are sent for either a week or a day, depending on the age.

See also

  • National Register of Historic Places listings in Tulare County, California
  • Tulare Lake
    Tulare Lake
    Tulare Lake, named Laguna de Tache by the Spanish, is a fresh-water dry lake with residual wetlands and marshes in southern San Joaquin Valley, California...

  • Tule
    Tule
    Schoenoplectus acutus , called tule , common tule, hardstem tule, tule rush, hardstem bulrush, or viscid bulrush, is a giant species of sedge in the plant family Cyperaceae, native to freshwater marshes all over North America...


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