Introduction to Selma, California
Selma, California is 15 miles SE of Fresno, California. It is situated within Fresno County and is part of the Fresno metro area. The population of Selma is 19,444.
The initial growth of Selma was fueled by farming and railroad construction. In 1890, four farmers developed the site along the railroad for a town and began selling the lots. In a short period of three years, Selma was incorporated as a city.
Selma and nearby Attractions
- Fresno County Library Selma Library
- Simonian Farms
- Duncan Water Gardens
- Mayfair Shopping Center
- Peter Ringo Park
Things To Do In Selma
Selma is a quiet and peaceful, agricultural community. It has a swimming pool where one can get swimming lessons as well. The Cultural Arts Center arranges a variety of tutorials, as well as performances. The are a few parks which have facilities for different sports, family parties and picnics.
Air transportation is available at the Fresno Yosemite International Airport.
Selma Higher Education
The California State University serves the area.