Hanford is a commercial and cultural center in the south-central San Joaquin Valley and the county seat of Kings County, California.
In an effort to provide affordable housing opportunities in Hanford and to preserve the existing neighborhoods in our community, the City of Hanford offers several housing programs.
Learn about common building permits required by the City.
View a list of community groups in Hanford, and learn how to get your own community group added to this page.
County of Kings Online Resources
Visit the County of Kings website for more helpful information.
Kings County Library
Visit the Kings County Library website.
Check out a list of useful third-party websites.
Residents of the City of Hanford are offered education opportunities for both public and private education.
Parks & Recreation
The Hanford Parks and Community Services Department provides a wide array of programs to fill your leisure hours.
Pay Your Utility Bill
The City of Hanford now offers its residents the ability to pay their utility bills online with a credit card or e-check.
The Hanford Police Department is committed to your safety and peace of mind.
Browse helpful services offered by the City.
Things to Do
Find exciting and fun things to do in Hanford.
Find transportation options in Hanford.
Trash Pick / Refuse Schedule
The City of Hanford provides segregated refuse, greenwaste/organic, and recyclable collection within the incorporated limits of the City and in designated county areas.
The City Utility Division consists of three separate utilities (water, sanitary sewer, and storm drainage) that provide Hanford residents with crucial services that affect our quality of life.
Find helpful information for those who are visiting the City of Hanford.