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Fresno Research

Collection of resources for those researching issues related to Fresno .

Fresno Resources

Published since 1922, the Fresno Bee is the primary newspaper for the Central Valley.  There are a number of ways to access the Fresno Bee


  • Fresno Bee - Digital full-text access to the Fresno Bee. 1986-present currently available. 1887-1985 digitization in progress, with some content currently available.


  • Fresno Bee - 1892-present available on microform at Henry Madden Library

Fresno Interactive Maps

Example of Google Maps


Google Maps

Quickly find Census Tract numbers and explore Fresno neighborhoods in Google Maps

Includes 2010 Census Tract, elementary school boundaries, and officially designated neighborhoods



Example of Fresno City Map


City of Fresno Map

Mapping software provided by the City of Fresno

Includes Census Tracts, Blocks, parks, police districts, and much more



Example of Census Map


2010 Census Interactive Population Map

Interactive maps based on 2010 Census data

Visually find and view demographic data 

Click here to learn more


Example of VIEWFresno map



GIS resource providing access to data including water and sewer technical information, transportation infrastructure, assessment, urban growth, development activity, and more for the City of Fresno. (Access limited to Fresno State affiliated users)

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Example of Zipmap


Zipmap - Fresno

Google Map with an overlay of zip codes for Fresno county.




Example of PolicyMap



PolicyMap utilizes GIS and US data indicators to provide detailed maps, tables and charts of the nation.