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Armona
Kings County, California

ZipCodes
93202




Page Contents for Armona, California

Statistics & Facts

Location

History & History-related items

Government

Organizations, Churches, and Sports.

Libraries.

Schools.

Miscellany



Statistics & Facts

The California state capital is Sacramento.
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.

Location

near Hanford in central California. Other nearby communities include Home Garden, Lemoore, Laton, Stratford, Lemoore Station, Riverdale and Lanare.
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History & History Related Items

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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Armona City Government

US Post Office
10769 14th Ave
Armona, CA 93202-9600
Phone: 559-582-4521

Armona Libraries

This local library is part of the Kings County Library System
Armona Community Library
11115 "C" St.
Armona, CA 93202
Phone: 559 583-5005
The Armona Community Library is operated by the Armona Union Elementary School District and the Kings County Library.

Armona Schools

Kings County office of Education


Armona Union Elementary School District
11115 C St
Armona, CA 93202
Phone: 559-583-5000 Armona

Miscellany

The population of Armona was:
1990 - 3,122
2000 - 3,239

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