Huron is a small city in Fresno County, California, in the United States. As of the 2010 census, the population was 6,754, up from 6,306 at the 2000 census. During the harvest season, the population swells to over 15,000 people due to the influx of migrant farm workers. Huron is located east-northeast of Coalinga, at an elevation of 374 feet (114 m). Huron was the city with the highest proportion of Hispanic or Latino people in the United States, according to the 2000 United States Census.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of , all of it land.
According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Huron has a semi-arid climate, abbreviated "BSk" on climate maps.
The community of Huron was founded in 1888 as a water stop along the Southern Pacific Railroad's western route, approximately northeast of Coalinga. One of the first structures in the community was the Huron Post Office, which operat