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Fresno, the county seat of Fresno County, is situated in Central California. This city has approximately 509,039 in population making it the fifth largest city in California USA (also the 34th largest city in the nation). Being in the center of San Joaquin Valley, Fresno is seated 170 miles south of the state capital (Sacramento) and 200 miles north of LA. Since “Fresno” is a Spanish word for ash tree, an ash leaf can be found in the city’s flag. Formed in 1856 after the California Gold Rush, Fresno was named after the abundant ash trees which line San Joaquin River.
With a total area of 112.3 square miles, Fresno is strategically located in the center of California making several major recreational areas accessible to the citizens. Fresno is located just 40 miles from Sierra National Forest, 60 miles from Yosemite National Park, 75 miles from Sequoia National Park, and 60 miles away from Kings Canyon National Park. The city is also a major gateway of Yosemite Park visitors coming from Los Angeles and serves as an entrance to Sierra Park via Highway 168. On the other hand, Fresno is an entrance to Kings Canyon National Park through Highway 180.
Parks and Recreation
Strategically located at the Central California, Fresno houses three large National Parks; one in the county seat of the southwest and two on the city borders. The Woodward Park, located besides the San Joaquin River Parkway, features Shinzen Japanese Gardens, several miles of trails, and picnic areas. The Roeding Park on the other hand located near downtown Fresno houses the Rotary Storyland and Playland as well as the Fresno Chaffee Zoo. Among all the Parks in Fresno, Kearney Park is the largest in Fresno. This park is the host to Civil War Revisited event which happens annually with the largest reenactment of Civil War in United States’ west coast. Kearney Park is also the home to the historic Kearney Mansion hence the name is derived from it.
Education, being the most fundamental element of a successful community, was given greater emphasis by the Fresno government. Enough facilities are provided in order to serve the public and cater as much students who are eager to learn for the improvements of the city in the future. Below are only some of the educational facilities in Fresno.
Schools and Colleges in Fresno
Fresno has many education facilities including the San Joaquin Valley College, UEI College and the Fort Miller Middle School to name but a few.
Fresno, aside from placing great importance in education, also acknowledges the fact that high quality health services are of equal importance. Among the health services with commendable results is orthodontics, in which well-equipped clinics help citizens resolve their teeth misalignment problems as well as facial and jaw abnormalities.
Nalchajian Orthodontics, being the leading Invisalign provider in Fresno and Clovis provides high patient satisfaction rate as treatments are carried out with minimal pain, outstanding results, and affordable prices. Nalchajian Orthodontics is located at 7501 N. Fresno St., Ste 105 on Fresno and El Paso behind Riverpark. Patients can also reach Nalchajian Orthodontics via phone: (559) 432-7100.