Tulare County

Tulare County, California

2800 W Burrel Ave
Visalia, CA 93291
Phone: (559) 733-6271
Fax: (559) 733-6898

In central CA, southeast of Fresno; organized Apr 20, 1852, from Mariposa County. Name Origin: For Tulare Lake, Mexican-Spanish 'rush' or 'reed,' perhaps originally from Aztec tullin or tollin, 'cattail' or 'bulrush.'

Area (sq mi):: 4839.09 (land 4823.97; water 15.12) Population per square mile: 85.20
Population 2005: 410,874 State rank: 20 Population change: 2000-20005 11.60%; 1990-2000 18.00% Population 2000: 368,021 (White 41.80%; Black or African American 1.60%; Hispanic or Latino 50.80%; Asian 3.30%; Other 37.10%). Foreign born: 22.60%. Median age: 29.20
Income 2000: per capita $14,006; median household $33,983; Population below poverty level: 23.90% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $19,567-$21,388
Unemployment (2004): 11.50% Unemployment change (from 2000): -3.90% Median travel time to work: 21.90 minutes Working outside county of residence: 11.80%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Visalia County seat (104,655)
  • Tulare (48,697)
  • Porterville (44,011)
  • Dinuba (18,479)
  • Lindsay (10,734)

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    Bernardo has served as director of the Tulare County Public Law Library since 1994.
    The Tulare County District Attorney's Office found sufficient cause to seek Wyllie's arrest warrant for two counts of second degree murder, felony driving under the influence and felony DUI causing injury.
    California's Tulare County supervisors followed the lead of the cities of Visalia and Porterville and withdrew from the Consolidated Waste Management Authority (CWMA).
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    But nowhere is the situation as dire as in East Porterville, a small rural community in Tulare County where life's daily routines have been completely upended by the drying of wells and, in turn, the disappearance of tap water.
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    Investigators have released details of their case, saying six of the victims were killed in Tulare County, two in Kern and one in Santa Barbara.
    Now, the Tulare County Sheriff's Department has told the gossip site that the auction was cancelled because Castleberry had settled his debt.
    I had it for years and I never released it out of respect for Joe DiMaggio- I'm just sick about it and I'm desperately trying to raise money to get it back," Castleberry told Radar Online about the video, which will be auctioned on Tuesday by the Tulare County Sheriff in California.
    In California's San Joaquin Valley, a reconstruction of the Tulare County Free Library's first branch stands in Colonel Allensworth State Historic Park.
    More than 100 news organizations have joined a friend-of-the-court brief to support an appeal to a lawsuit filed by deceased open meetings watchdog Richard McKee against the Tulare County Board of Supervisors.
    com recently published a report assessing the booming new market in solar energy, showing how Kings County and Tulare County have attracted California solar installers and developers in the past few years.