Hanford is a commercial and cultural center in the south-central San Joaquin Valley and the county seat of Kings County, California. Incorporated in 1891, Hanford has steadily flourished into a community of more than 59,000 citizens. Hanford is proud of its small-town charm and rich history and offers its residents a high quality of living along with larger-city amenities.
Budget & Financial Reports
Browse through the City's financial documents.
The Hanford City Council holds regular meetings and study sessions to learn more about issues facing the city.
Commissions & Committees
Boards, commissions, and committees in various areas of interest have been organized to encourage citizens to take an active part in their city's government.
Reach out to our offices via phone, email, social media, and more.
Learn about a brief overview of the City's demographics.
Learn about Hanford's General Plan by reviewing a number of related documents.
Historic Photo Gallery
This photo gallery contains historic and present-day images from around Hanford. Take a look and see what these sites looked like then and now.
Read about a brief history of Hanford.
Location / Directions
Find the locations of specific offices, departments, and facilities in Hanford.
Read a brief message from the Mayor of Hanford, John Draxler.
Read the City's Municipal Code.
The City of Hanford contracts with the Kings County Economic Development Corporation (KEDC) to provide assistance to new and existing businesses to facilitate a successful business environment.
Review current weather conditions for Hanford.
Resources & Links
Find useful information at the links on this page.