Delano is a city in Kern County in the San Joaquin Valley of California.

Reuther Hall, The Forty Acres

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California State Route 99 bisects the city. SR-99 can be used to reach Delano from Fresno to the north and Bakersfield to the south.

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The nearest commercial airports are in Bakersfield and Fresno.

Delano Municipal Airport is a public general aviation airport. AV gas is available and hangers or tiedowns can be rented. +1 661 721-2602.

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Delano Area Rapid Transit (DART) is the local bus system. Three lines run from 6:30AM-5:30PM M-F and from 9AM-4:40PM on Saturdays and select holidays. +1 661 721-3333.

Delano is also served by both Kern Regional Transit (1-800-560-1733) and Tulare County Transit (1-800-431-9711).

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  • 1 The Forty Acres. The Forty Acres, a Federally landmarked complex which includes a Mission-style union hall, a clinic and a retirement village, was the first headquarters of the United Farm Workers, which was led by Cesar Chavez and did groundbreaking work that helped to improve the working conditions of the laborers in California's numerous fields.

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  • Delano Golf Course, 104 S Lexington St., +1 661 725-7527. 9-hole, par 32 golf course with a driving range. $18 to $20.

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  • New China Restaurant, 1021 Cecil Ave., +1 661 725-2602. Daily 11AM-8:30PM. Chinese food. You can get your sticky orange chicken here.

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  • Best Western Liberty Inn, 14394 County Line Rd, +1 661 725-0976, fax: +1 661 725-6743.
  • Holiday Inn Express, 2222 Girard St., +1 661 725-7272, fax: +1 661 725-6300. Check-in: 3PM, check-out: 11AM. No pets. Outdoor pool. $80-$116.
  • Rodeway Inn, 2211 Girard St., +1 661 725-1022, fax: +1 661 725-1104. Check-in: 1PM, check-out: 11AM. AAA Rated 2 diamonds. Pets accepted. Free wireless high-speed Internet access in all rooms. Free continental breakfast, free USA Today, free local calls and a seasonal outdoor pool $64.96-$95.99.
  • Motel 6, 405 Cecil Ave., +1 661-778-0930.

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Dial 911 toll free from any phone for emergency service.

Note that dialing 911 from a cell phone will connect you with the California Highway Patrol, not the local emergency dispatcher.

Delano is near two California State Prisons. Do not pick up any hitchhikers in the area!

Fire and emergency medical service in Delano is provided by the Kern County Fire Department. There are two fire stations in Delano.

  • Fire Station #34 - 1001 Twelfth Ave. +1 661 725-1000
  • Fire Station #37 - 132 West Eleventh Ave. +1 661 725-2222

Law enforcement in Delano is provided by the Delano Police Department. 1022 12th Ave. +1 661 721-3377. Fax: +1 661 725-0631.

  • Delano Regional Medical Center, 1401 Garces Highway, +1 661 725-4800. 7 days/24 Hours. Delano RMC has a 24 hour a day emergency room that can handle minor medical needs. In cases where major medical intervention is needed, DRMC can stabilize and transport patients to Fresno.

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Hwy 99 can take you north to Fresno or south to Los Angeles.

Routes through Delano
FresnoPixley  N   S  McFarlandBakersfield

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