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Coordinates: 36°37′50″N 119°40′42″W / 36.63056°N 119.67833°W / 36.63056; -119.67833

City of Fowler
—  City  —
Location in Fresno County and the state of California
Coordinates: 36°37′50″N 119°40′42″W / 36.63056°N 119.67833°W / 36.63056; -119.67833
Country United States
State California
County Fresno
 - Mayor Jim Simonian
 - Mayor Pro-Tem Mac Shaw
 - Senate Dean Florez (D)
 - Assembly Juan Arambula (D)
 - U. S. Congress Jim Costa (D)
 - Total 2 sq mi (5.2 km2)
 - Land 2 sq mi (5.2 km2)
 - Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 308 ft (94 m)
Population (2000)
 - Total 5,293
 - Density 1,989.5/sq mi (765.2/km2)
Time zone Pacific (PST) (UTC-8)
 - Summer (DST) PDT (UTC-7)
ZIP code 93625
Area code(s) 559
FIPS code 06-25436
GNIS feature ID 1659724

Fowler (formerly, Fowler's Switch)[1] is a small town in Fresno County, California, United States. It is located within the San Joaquin Valley. It has a strong agricultural community, with lush grape vineyards and expansive farmland. Fowler is located 11 miles (18 km) southeast of downtown Fresno,[2] at an elevation of 308 feet (94 m).[1]

January 1, 2006 State of California Department of Finance Information for Fowler:
Population: 5,293
Number of Housing Units: 1,519
Median Household Income: $35,280



Fowler's first post office opened in 1882.[2] Fowler was incorporated May 26, 1908. The community was named for rancher Thomas Fowler, early 1870s California state senator.[2]


According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 2.0 square miles (5.3 km²), all of it land.


  1. ^ a b U.S. Geological Survey Geographical Names Information System: Fowler, California
  2. ^ a b c Durham, David L. (1998). California's Geographic Names: A Gazetteer of Historic and Modern Names of the State. Quill Driver Books. p. 1036. ISBN 9781884995149.  

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