Facts About Fremont
Fremont was incorporated on January 23, 1956, from the merger of five smaller communities: Centerville, Niles, Irvington, Mission San Jose, and Warm Springs.
The city is named after American explorer John Charles Frémont.
Fremont is a city in Alameda County, California, United States.
Fremont is home to the largest population of Afghan Americans in the United States.
The recorded history of the Fremont area began on June 6, 1797, when Mission San José was founded by the Spaniard Father Fermín de Lasuén.
The estimated population of Fremont is 235,740, as of 2019.
Fremont is currently twinned with the following cities: Puerto Peñasco, Mexico; Fukaya, Japan; Horta, Portugal; Lipa City, Philippines & Jaipur, India.
The elevation of Fremont is 17 m above sea level.
The first Fremont post office opened in 1956.
Nestled between the East Bay rolling hills and the San Francisco Bay were five small, independent towns—Centerville, Niles, Irvington, Mission San José, and Warm Springs.