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The population of Armona is approximately 3,239 (2000), 4156 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 978 (1990), 1152 (2010).

The amount of land area in Armona is 4.964 sq. kilometers.
The amount of land area in Armona is 1.9 sq. miles.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from Armona to Washington DC is 2428 miles. The distance to the California state capital is 180 miles. (as the crow flies)
Armona is positioned 36.31 degrees north of the equator and 119.70 degrees west of the prime meridian.

Armona elevation is 236 feet above sea level.
Armona median income is $32,790 (2000).

The Armona median home price is $76,500 (2000).

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Armona location: near Hanford in central California. Other nearby communities include Home Garden, Lemoore, Laton, Stratford, Lemoore Station, Riverdale and Lanare.

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Armona history:

As with many new towns in western America, the railroad was responsible for creating and naming Armona. The Southern Pacific Railroad had the land. One of the employees, John Yoakum, laid out the town site.

It is not known for sure how the town was actually named, but oral tradition through one of the locals, known as Uncle Jim to the children, says that the name came from a poorly spelled grave marker. He said that a family traveling through the valley lost a loved one and buried her near the place where the water tower now stands, near the corner of 14th avenue and Hanford-Armona Road. The grave marker, found years later by early settlers to the community read "Ar Mona" an adulteration of the words, "Our Mona." Thus, the name of the community, Armona.
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