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10 Awesome And Interesting Facts About Lindsay, California, United States

Lindsay is a city in Tulare County, California, United States. Take a look below for 10 awesome and interesting facts about Lindsay, California, United States.

1. The population was 13,463 at the 2020 census.

2. Lindsay is located southeast of Visalia and north of Porterville and is considered part of the Visalia-Porterville Metropolitan Area and the Porterville Urban Area by the United States Census Bureau.

3. The Yandanchei tribe of Native Americans came to hunt and fish at the future site of Lindsay for centuries.

4. Future Military Governor of California John C. Fremont passed through twice by way of the Stockton – Los Angeles Road and the later Butterfield Overland Mail route on two of his four exploration trips.

5. Julius Orton, a seventh generation descendant of Thomas, served as security for a pack train headed for Placerville, a booming California gold mining town, motivated by his futile search for gold.

6. In 1859, with his wife and two small daughters, and driving a small herd of cattle, walked more than 200 miles (320 km) from the coast near Sacramento, to a homestead along the Tule River, southwest of Lindsay. In the 1880s, Julius Orton homesteaded another (160 acres (0.65 km2)) piece of land bordering on the property of pioneers Lewis and John Keeley, brothers who had taken on a homestead just a few miles southwest of Lindsay in the mid-1870s.

7. In 1889, the founder of the City of Lindsay, Captain Arthur Hutchinson, moved to California because of his ill health. He moved to the Lindsay area and bought 2,000 acres (8.1 km2) to found the Lindsay Land Company. When the Southern Pacific Railroad came through the area in 1889, development of the Lindsay townsite was begun. Hutchinson laid out the plan for the township, and named the community for his wife, Sadie Lindsay Patton Hutchinson.

8. Its Mayor is Ramona Caudillo ( not elected,appointed in lieu 12/2020), Mayor Pro Tempore is Yolanda Flores (last elected 12/2018). The other city council members are Ramiro Serna (not elected, appointed in lieu 12/2020), Hipolito Angel Cerros (not elected, appointed in lieu 12/2020), and Rosaena Sanchez (elected 12/2018).

9. In the California State Legislature, Lindsay is in the 14th Senate District, represented by Democrat Melissa Hurtado, and in the 26th Assembly District, represented by Republican Devon Mathis.

10. In the United States House of Representatives, Lindsay is in California’s 22nd congressional district, represented by Republican Devin Nunes.

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