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{{stub}}''[[United States|United States ]] > [[California|California]] > Fresno County''
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== County Courthouse  ==
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== History ==
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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.  
 
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.  
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==== Parent County  ====
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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  
 
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  ==
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==== 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]] |  
 
[[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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=== Cemeteries  ===
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== Societies and Libraries  ==
  
LDS Cemetery Records
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== Genealogy and History Websites  ==
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*[http://www.cagenweb.com/fresno/ Fresno County GenWeb Project]
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*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=206521&subject_disp=California%2C+Fresno&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
  
[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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== References  ==
  
[[Portal:California]]
 
 
[[Category:Fresno_County,_California]]
 
[[Category:Fresno_County,_California]]

Revision as of 16:37, 27 August 2008

United States  > California > Fresno County

County Courthouse

History

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.

Parent County

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

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

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Web Sites

References