The city of Hanford encompasses the following counties: Kings. Hanford's government is comprised of the Mayor, who is currently Sue Sorenson, Vice Mayor, who is currently Joleen Jameson, City Manager, who is currently Pam McCarthy (Interim).
Hanford encompasses land area: 16.589 sq mi (42.966 km2), water area: 0 sq mi (0 km2) 0%. This equates to a population density of 3,300/sq mi (1,300/km2). The local time zone is Pacific (UTC-8).
Zip codes in Hanford include 93230, 93232. Local area codes are 559. The Federal Information Processing Standard (FIPS) code for the city is 06-31960, which is used in computer filings when non-government agencies and contractors fulfill government contracts.