Tulare County

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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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    This bacterium was first identified in 1912 following reports of a plaguelike illness in ground squirrels in Tulare County, California (2).
    Analysis of Faunal Remains Recovered From CA-TUL-1613, The Creighton Ranch Nature Preserve Site, Tulare County, California," in Contributions to Tulare Lake Archaeology III: Archaeological Investigations at CA-TUL-1613, The Creighton Ranch Site, Tulare County, California, The Tulare Lake Archaeological Research Group, Judith F.
    1883) History of Tulare County, California (San Francisco: Wallace W.
    A group of women who work and live on dairy farms in rural Tulare County, California documented a link between nitrates, pesticides and antibiotics in the local water and an elevated risk of bladder cancer and birth defects.
    The disease was first described in 1911 in rodents and got its name from the county in which it was discovered, Tulare County, California.