The city of Fresno was incorporated in October 12, 1885 and encompasses the following counties: Fresno. Fresno's government type is Mayor-Council. It is comprised of the City Manager, who is currently Mark Scott.
Fresno encompasses land area: 111.957 sq mi (289.967 km2), water area: 0.351 sq mi (0.91 km2) 0.31%. The elevation is 296 ft (90 m) above sea level. This equates to a population density of 4,400/sq mi (1,700/km2). The local time zone is PST (UTC-8).
The Federal Information Processing Standard (FIPS) code for the city is 06-27000, which is used in computer filings when non-government agencies and contractors fulfill government contracts. Additional information and the official website of the city is found at www.fresno.gov.