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Clovis, CA

Clovis, CA

Clovis, CA

Helpful tips for moving to Clovis, California - Gateway to the Sierras

The city of Clovis, CA is positioned in the vast San Joaquin Valley at the base of the Sierra Nevada Mountain Range which gives it the nickname "Gateway to the Sierras." In 2010, Clovis's population was estimated to be 95,631 making it not too big yet not too small. It is situated halfway between San Francisco and Los Angeles and only 6.5 miles away from downtown Fresno making it a convenient central location in California. Continue reading this moving guide for even more information about moving to Clovis, CA, the "Gateway to the Sierras."

Clovis’ Weather

  • Clovis has an average yearly temperature of 62° F.
  • In July, Clovis experiences its highest temperatures which are usually in the upper 90s.
  • Clovis's lowest temperatures usually occur in January or December and can get as low as 35°F.
  • The city's temperate climate makes it enjoyable all year long, especially for a wide variety of outdoor activities.

Transportation in Clovis

  • Stageline Transit Service operates in Clovis on the weekdays with limited Saturday service for $1.25 for a one-way trip and free transfers between either Stageline or FAX buses.
  • Fresno Area Express, or FAX, Route 9 also operates in Clovis all week long with free transfers between FAX and Stageline buses as well.
  • For disabled citizens of Clovis, Roundup Transit Service will go anywhere in the city for $1.25 one-way or $2.00-$2.75 for travel to Fresno.

Education in Clovis

  • The Clovis Unified School District is comprised of 32 elementary schools, five intermediate schools, five high schools, six alternative schools and one adult education school.
  • Clovis's public school system is dedicated to providing a quality education for its 38,000 students and working with each to help them improve their abilities and talents.
  • Clovis is also home to the San Joaquin College of Law which provides the only legal education in the area.
  • For vocational training, the Institute of Technology in Clovis provides career training in several programs ranging from Culinary Arts to Graphic Design.
  • Additionally, Fresno City College, located a short distance from Clovis in Fresno, provides a number of programs from fine arts to mathematics and science.   

Clovis Recreations

  • For a fun day out shopping, check out Old Town Clovis and browse unique antique shops and boutiques.
  • Make your way over to Sierra Vista Mall to shop around popular department stores and grab a bite to eat while you're there!
  • If you enjoy more educational outings, make a visit to the Clovis Museum to learn about the interesting history of this Old West town.
  • After your long day out, test out the local cuisine at one of the many restaurants available in Clovis!

Useful Links - Moving to Clovis

City Website
Visitor’s Guide
Chamber of Commerce
Parks and Recreation
Community Information

The service center for Clovis, CA is located in Fresno, CA.

Information about Clovis, CA

Est. Population: 93246
County: Fresno
Latitude: 36.8333
Longitude: -119.7000
Zip Codes: 93611