Introduction to Huron, California
Huron, California, in Fresno county, is 41 miles SW of Fresno, California. The city is conveniently located inside the Fresno metropolitan area. There are an estimated 6,306 people in Huron.
The community now known as Huron was officially incorporated in 1951. The area was named after local Italian tribes. Fresno county was created from parts of Merced, Mariposa, and Tulare Counties. It was discovered by Spaniards while they were searching for suitable mission sites. It became the property of the USA after the Mexican War.
Huron and nearby Attractions
- Fort Roosevelt Natural Science and History Museum
- Los Gatos Creek County Park
- Fresno Metropolitan Museum
- Kern National Wildlife Refuge
- Sarah A. Mooney Memorial Museum
- Pixley National Wildlife Refuge
Things To Do In Huron
Local golfers can enjoy a round at the Lemoore Municipal Golf Course and the Lonesome Dove Golf Course. Local parks include the Pixley National Wildlife Refuge, the Los Gatos Creek County Park and the Kern National Wildlife Refuge. The Sarah A. Mooney Memorial Museum, the R.C. Baker Memorial Museum and the Fort Roosevelt Natural Science and History Museum are all accessible from Huron as well.
Fresno Yosemite International Airport is the closest major airport.
Huron Higher Education
West Hills Community College, Cuesta College and Fresno City College are all nearby.