Kings County is a largely agricultural region covering the cities of Hanford, Lemoore, Corcoran, Avenal, Grangeville, and Hardwick. In 2014, Kings County was ranked 8th among other California counties in regard to agricultural production. The county is also home to the Kings River, and has a long standing military background. The Lemoore Army Airfield was originally established for training and defense during World War II. Later in 1961, the US Navy opened NAS Lemoore just 9 miles west of the City of Lemoore and not too far from the earlier site. US Military base NAS Lemoore is one of the largest employers to the area.
Kings County is a great educational center for learners of all ages. Having a varying number of elementary, middle, high school, and adult schools throughout, everyone will have an opportunity to learn here. Kings county is also home to West Hills Community College and is a great school for those seeking to pick up an associates degree in the area.
Dining and Shopping
Kings County has a nice selection of dining and shopping for its residents. Locals and visitors both enjoy the fine tastes of Hanford’s Superior Dairy and their specialty sundaes. Those looking for something a little fancier can arrange for an evening out at Lemoore’s, The Vineyard. There’s also the Hanford Mall for shoppers alike.
There is a vast array of cultural diversity to be found in Kings County. With attractions such as: The Clark Center for Japanese Art and Culture, The Hanford Carnegie Museum, and the China Alley Historic District, there is great potential for learning and exploration here! If you’re looking for more traditional entertainment, look no further than the Tachi Palace Hotel & Casino.
Parks and Recreation
Get a taste of nature and relaxation in Kings County, California. Enjoy a day on the Kings River or one of it’s water-side park locations. You may even elect to join the Kings County Country Club and get in a good 9 or 18 holes! With plenty of possibility to go around, Kings County is a great location for the whole family!
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