Historic Hanford, California. 35 miles south of Fresno, and right in the middle of S.F. and L.A. With 55,000 residents and metro area of 180,000. County Seat of Kings County which is one of the poorest counties in the state. largest employer in the area is agriculture, this area is the most fertile land in the world., also the county has been one of the fastest growing in the state. Hanford has the modern touch and also the historic charm with its historic buildings to its shiny offices to big box stores. Hanford has the famous Clark Center for Japanese Arts & Culture, also the Taoist Temple,Civic Center Complex, and 7th St. shops. Hanford also has a train station which has the 3rd largest ridership in the valley.
Hanford Amtrak Station
one of many churches in town
Hanford Civic Auditorium, the towns crown jewel....
Old Courthouse, Kings Co. (built in 1896)
historic building in downtown
church near downtown
Hanford Carnegie Museum
Hanford FOX Theater
Douty St. Stables (shops and retail)
Hanford Old Firehouse- the city's only Art Deco building...and one of the few around in the valley
H.C.A. with fountain
The Bastille (Old Jail)
Veterans Memorial right beside the Auditorium
Auditorium at night..in occasions they have different colors..
Bastille and Old Courthouse..
Lacey Milling is a local flour producing company...probably original owner was named after busiest road in town, Lacey Blvd.
barn 1 mile outside of town...
Rabobank in Downtown..
Hanford Oddfellows Hall built in 1905...
Water Towers in Downtown area
popular ice cream shop..
Hanford In 1877