About the Fowler Community
Fowler is considered one of Fresno County’s best kept secrets. With its distinct “Americana” atmosphere, friendly citizens, close proximity to Sequoia and Yosemite National Parks, and just a few hours drive to San Francisco, the Central Coast, and Los Angeles – it’s a great place to live and work. While it offers a small town charm, it is also a progressive community on the move. It is an ideal place for new businesses due to its prime central location, proximity to Southern Pacific railroad, major highways and business routes such as Highway 99, Golden State Boulevard, and Manning Avenue. Fowler also offers plenty of land for business expansion projects and economic development in its large industrial corridor. Fowler is also known for its well kept neighborhoods, attractive downtown, highly acclaimed school district, and its quality affordable housing.
History of Fowler, California
Fowler (formerly, Fowler’s Switch) is a city in Fresno County, California, United States and is located within the San Joaquin Valley. Fowler’s first post office opened in 1882 and the city of Fowler was incorporated May 26, 1908. Fowler has a strong agricultural community, with lush grape vineyards and expansive farmland. The community was named for rancher Thomas Fowler, early 1870s California state senator. It is located 11 miles (18 km) southeast of downtown Fresno, at an elevation of 308 feet (94 m). The population was 5,570 at the 2010 census.