Fresno County, California Genealogy

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Fresno County was created 19 April 1856 from Merced and Mariposa counties. Parts were taken for Kings 22 March 1893, Madera 11 March 1893 and Mono 24 April 1861. Named for Fresno Creek. Fresno in Spanish means "ash tree", because of abundance of mountain ash in the area.<!-- Tidy found serious XHTML errors -->
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== History and Tidbits ==
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Fresno County was created 19 April 1856 from Merced and Mariposa counties. Parts were taken for Kings 22 March 1893, Madera 11 March 1893 and Mono 24 April 1861. Named for Fresno Creek. Fresno in Spanish means "ash tree", because of abundance of mountain ash in the area.  
  
 
=== Cities  ===
 
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=== Unincorporated Communities  ===
 
=== Unincorporated Communities  ===
  
Auberry | Big Creek | Biola | Calwa | Cantua Creek | Caruthers | Centerville | DelRey | Dunlap | Easton | Friant | Highway City | Lanare | Laton | Mercey Hot Springs | Minkler | Pinedale | Prather | Raisin City | Riverdale | Rolinda | Shaver Lake | Squaw Valley | Tarpey Village | [[Tollhouse, California|Tollhouse]] | Tranquillity
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Auberry | Big Creek | Biola | Calwa | Cantua Creek | Caruthers | Centerville | DelRey | Dunlap | Easton | Friant | Highway City | Lanare | Laton | Mercey Hot Springs | Minkler | Pinedale | Prather | Raisin City | Riverdale | Rolinda | Shaver Lake | Squaw Valley | Tarpey Village | [[Tollhouse, California|Tollhouse]] | Tranquillity  
  
 
== Neighboring Counties  ==
 
== Neighboring Counties  ==
  
[[Inyo_County,_California|Inyo]] | [[Kings_County,_California|Kings]] | [[Madera_County,_California|Madera]] | [[Merced_County,_California|Merced]] | [[Mono_County,_California|Mono]] | [[Monterey_County,_California|Monterey]] | [[San_Benito_County,_California|San Benito]] | [[Tulare_County,_California|Tulare]] |  
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[[Inyo County, California|Inyo]] | [[Kings County, California|Kings]] | [[Madera County, California|Madera]] | [[Merced County, California|Merced]] | [[Mono County, California|Mono]] | [[Monterey County, California|Monterey]] | [[San Benito County, California|San Benito]] | [[Tulare County, California|Tulare]] |  
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== Resources ==
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== Resources ==
  
 
=== Cemeteries  ===
 
=== Cemeteries  ===
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LDS Cemetery Records  
 
LDS Cemetery Records  
  
== Genealogy and History Websites ==
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== Genealogy and History Websites ==
  
[http://cagenweb.com/re/fresno/ The Fresno County CA GenWeb Project], a member of [[CAGenWeb|The CAGenWeb Project]], an affiliate of [[USGenWeb|The USGenWeb Project]].
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[http://cagenweb.com/re/fresno/ The Fresno County CA GenWeb Project], a member of [[CAGenWeb|The CAGenWeb Project]], an affiliate of [[USGenWeb|The USGenWeb Project]].  
  
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Revision as of 19:40, 10 May 2008

Contents

History and Tidbits

Fresno County was created 19 April 1856 from Merced and Mariposa counties. Parts were taken for Kings 22 March 1893, Madera 11 March 1893 and Mono 24 April 1861. Named for Fresno Creek. Fresno in Spanish means "ash tree", because of abundance of mountain ash in the area.

Cities

Clovis | Coalinga | Firebaugh | Fowler | Fresno | Huron | Kerman | Kingsburg | Mendota | Orange Cove | Parlier | Reedley | San Joaquin | Sanger | Selma |

Unincorporated Communities

Auberry | Big Creek | Biola | Calwa | Cantua Creek | Caruthers | Centerville | DelRey | Dunlap | Easton | Friant | Highway City | Lanare | Laton | Mercey Hot Springs | Minkler | Pinedale | Prather | Raisin City | Riverdale | Rolinda | Shaver Lake | Squaw Valley | Tarpey Village | Tollhouse | Tranquillity

Neighboring Counties

Inyo | Kings | Madera | Merced | Mono | Monterey | San Benito | Tulare |

Resources

Cemeteries

LDS Cemetery Records

Genealogy and History Websites

The Fresno County CA GenWeb Project, a member of The CAGenWeb Project, an affiliate of The USGenWeb Project.

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