About Parlier, California
Parlier is a small city located in Fresno County, California, with a population of approximately 14,490 as of the 2024 census. The city is situated in the San Joaquin Valley, known for its agricultural significance, and is often referred to as the “Heart of the Valley.” Parlier was incorporated as a city in 1921, making it one of the oldest cities in Fresno County. The city has a Mediterranean climate, characterized by hot summers and mild winters, making it ideal for agriculture. Parlier is known for its agricultural industry, particularly for growing crops such as grapes, almonds, peaches, and various vegetables. The city is home to several parks and recreational facilities, including Parlier Memorial Park and Parlier Community Center, which host numerous community events and activities. Parlier hosts an annual Cinco de Mayo celebration, showcasing traditional Mexican music, dance, food, and cultural performances. It also hosts the annual Parlier Christmas Parade, a festive event that brings together the community to celebrate the holiday season. The city is surrounded by beautiful rural landscapes and farmlands, offering picturesque views and a peaceful environment. Parlier is served by the Parlier Unified School District, which includes several elementary, middle, and high schools, providing quality education to the local community. The city has a strong sense of community, with active neighborhood watch programs and community organizations dedicated to improving the quality of life for residents.