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Coordinates: 36°31′54″N 120°05′54″W / 36.53167°N 120.09833°W / 36.53167; -120.09833

—  Unincorporated community  —
Helm is located in California
Location in California
Coordinates: 36°31′54″N 120°05′54″W / 36.53167°N 120.09833°W / 36.53167; -120.09833
Country United States
State California
County Fresno County
Elevation [1] 187 ft (57 m)

Helm is an unincorporated community in Fresno County, California.[1] It is located 13 miles (21 km) south of Kerman,[2] at an elevation of 187 feet (57 m).[1]

The first post office opened in Helm in 1913.[2] The name is from William Helm, sheep rancher who arrived in 1859.[2]


  1. ^ a b c U.S. Geological Survey Geographical Names Information System: Helm, 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. 1045. ISBN 9781884995149.  


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