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Statistics & Facts

The California state capital is Sacramento.
The population of Oakhurst is approximately 2,868 (2000), 2829 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 1,380 (2000), 1226 (2010).
The amount of land area in Oakhurst is 15.256 sq. kilometers.
The amount of land area in Oakhurst is 5.92 sq. miles.
The amount of surface water is 0.026 sq kilometers.
The distance from Oakhurst to Washington DC is 2420 miles.
The distance to the California state capital is 130 miles. (as the crow flies)
Oakhurst is positioned 37.33 degrees north of the equator and 119.64 degrees west of the prime meridian.
Oakhurst elevation is 2,289 feet above sea level.
Oakhurst per capita income is $ 16,851 (2000).
Oakhurst median income is $ 35,700 (2005).
The Oakhurst median home price is $ 413,000 (2005).
Oakhurst average annual rainfall is 33 inches per year
Oakhurst average annual snowfall is 0-12 inches per year.


in central California about 36 miles from Clovis, about 39 miles from Fresno and about thirteen miles from Yosemite National Park. Other nearby communities include North Fork, Yosemite Lakes, Bootjack, Auberry, Friant, Mariposa and Shaver Lake.
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typical of the mountain areas with cold winters ranging from 30 to 67 degrees. Summers range from 55 to 93 degrees.
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History & History Related Items

Oakhurst was formerly known as Fresno Flats during the mid 1800s.

Oakhurst has sometimes been referred to as the birthplace of computer gaming since the computer game developer Sierra On-line was based here from 1981 to 1999. It is now headquarted in Los Angeles.

Here is a history page for Oakhurst.
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Yosemite Sierra Visitors Bureau
Open every day except Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Years
41969 Southern Yosemite Highway 41
Oakhurst, CA 93644
Phone: (559) 683 - INFO (4636)

Fresno Flats Museum
Post Office Box 451,
Oakhurst, 93644-0451
Telephone: (559) 683-6570

Sierra-Mono Indian Museum
33103 Road 228
North Fork, CA 93643
Phone: 559-877-2115
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Oakhurst City Government

Oakhurst is an unincorporated area of Madera County and, as such, is government by the county Board of Supervisors.

Oakhurst Chamber

Oakhurst Area Chamber of Commerce
49074 Civic Circle
Oakhurst, CA 93644
Phone: 559-683-7766

Oakhurst Organizations

Oakhurst Area Chamber of Commerce
49074 Civic Circle
Oakhurst, CA 93644
Phone: 559-683-7766 Oakhurst


The population of Oakhurst was:
1990 - 2,602
2000 - 2,868

The number of housing units was:
1990 - 1,181
2000 - 1,380

Median age:
2000 - 45.6 years

Median household income:
2000 - $ 27,679
Median house value:
2000 - $ 159,100
2005 - $ 413,000

Oakhurst is located in the Pacific Time Zone and does participate in daylight savings time during a portion of the year.

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