Helm, California

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Coordinates: 36°31′54″N 120°05′54″W / 36.53167°N 120.09833°W / 36.53167; -120.09833

Helm is located in California
Location in California
Helm is located in the United States
Helm (the United States)
Coordinates: 36°31′54″N 120°05′54″W / 36.53167°N 120.09833°W / 36.53167; -120.09833
CountryUnited States
CountyFresno County
Elevation187 ft (57 m)

Helm is an unincorporated community in Fresno County, California.[1] It is located 13 miles (21 km) south of Kerman,[2] at an elevation of 187 feet (57 m).[1]

The first post office was opened in Helm in 1913.[2] The ZIP code is 93627.

The city was name after William Helm, the largest individual sheep farmer who arrived in Fresno, California in 1877.[2]


  1. ^ a b c U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Helm, California
  2. ^ a b c Durham, David L. (1998). California's Geographic Names: A Gazetteer of Historic and Modern Names of the State. Clovis, Calif.: Word Dancer Press. p. 1045. ISBN 1-884995-14-4.